9656Researchers have found evidence of rapid and involuntarily mental processes that kick-in whenever we encounter opinions we agree with.
3870Having an audience might make you perform better, study finds - Johns Hopkins neuroscientist discovers that performing a task in front of an audience triggers part of the brain associated with action and motor skills
74Perturbation of the circadian rhythm is a hallmark of cancer and chronic circadian rhythm disruption predisposes individuals to tumour development. Nowresearchers show that drugs that stimulate the circadian cloc are selectively lethal to a wide range of cancer cells.
815Study identifies brain areas altered during hypnotic trances
24052Sometimes called “wear and tear” arthritis, osteoarthritis in people who are obese was long assumed to simply be a consequence of undue stress on joints. But researchers provide the first evidence that bacteria in the gut – governed by diet – could be the key driving force behind osteoarthritis.
67Cognitive deficits of adolescent cannabis use are smaller than thought previously; abstinence longer than 72 hours diminishes them further
13Researchers illuminate the path to a new era of microelectronics: New manufacturing process will enable photonic communication in consumer devices
12In 200 Years Cows May Be the Biggest Land Mammals on the Planet
121UCI researchers identify blood biomarkers that may help diagnose, confirm concussions - Researchers have found that specific small molecules in blood plasma may be useful in determining whether someone has sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), commonly known as a concussion.
3645A tooth-mounted sensor can track when patients consume glucose, salt, and alcohol. The 2-mm-by-2-mm device can then send data to smartphones and the like, according to a new study from Tufts.
137Certain PTSD therapies prove effective long after patients stop treatment. The findings suggest effective and lasting approaches for symptoms of PTSD-a debilitating and typically chronic disorder that rarely diminishes spontaneously and is associated with significant distress, impairment
34Religious individuals with high scientific reasoning ability are not more likely to accept biological evolution as true, according to new research
7582I’m Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health. As we celebrate the 15th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project, I’m here to talk about its history and the critical role it has played in precision medicine. Ask me anything!
5Tiny microenvironments in the ocean hold clues to global nitrogen cycle
4Ejaculation Induced by the Activation of Crz Neurons Is Rewarding to Drosophila Males
589By passively monitoring user-generated data from medical cannabis patients, researchers have glimpsed the types and amounts of marijuana that seem effective for relieving symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression, as reported in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
12Desiccation cracks provide evidence of lake drying on Mars
160Researchers discover Autistic children inherit rare damaging noncoding variants from fathers but not mothers
13Earlier time to aerobic exercise is associated with faster recovery following acute sport concussion
49Salk scientists curb growth of cancer cells by blocking access to key nutrients through control of circadian clock.
2When There’s an Audience, People’s Performance Improves
282Researchers have characterized a complex, little-understood receptor type that, when activated, shuts off hunger. The findings may open up opportunities to fight obesity at the cellular level.
8Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in pregnant women and livestock in the mainland of China: a systematic review and hierarchical meta-analysis
29Graphene Sets a New Record on Squeezing Light to One Atom
28A research study explaining that children even before their teenage years may have a distorted perception of body image and a subjective perspective of what is an acceptable body type.
22Large portions of Canada’s vast boreal forest could be at risk of dying off by the end of the century, as climate change will dramatically aggravate the risk of wildfires, drought and insect infestations, say government scientists in a groundbreaking new study.
19Children With Autism Have Gastrointestinal & Immune-System Deregulation Research Finds
18New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction
19Clear as mud: Desiccation cracks help reveal the shape of water on Mars
8An Affirmative Action Leg Up May Hurt Your Chances to Become a Doctor, Scientist or Engineer
6888A rare mutation among the Bajau people lets them stay underwater longer: natural selection at the PDE10A gene has increased spleen size in the Bajau, providing them with a larger reservoir of oxygenated red blood cells.
13Carbapenem-resistant superbugs curbed by existing bismuth subcitrate metallodrug
0Google Suggests the Future of Hardware and Technology Is “Softwear”
12A breathtaking new type of opal has been found... in common seaweed
42474Half the Coral in the Great Barrier Reef Has Died Since 2016 (paper sourced in article)
25Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease
47A new study has confirmed that Hans Asperger, the Austrian pediatrician for whom a form of autism is named, collaborated with the Nazis and actively assisted in the killing of disabled children
55A macque study finds a potential non-hormonal, fully reversible, and short-lived pharmacological male contraceptive that works through inhibition of sperm motility
0Undocumented immigrants are typically more careful about offline threats than their online privacy. For platforms, even minor design decisions can substantially affect exposure risks and well-being for such vulnerable communities.
24In preclinical tests, researchers showed how a new compound can immobilize sperm temporarily without side effects