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Ability of organized storms to modify environment to further extend their longevity
3.23.18  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Stiffness of connection influences exchange of cues during coordinated physical movements
3.22.18  Public Library of Science  ||  Interesting

Outer halo of Milky Way contains stellar remains of massive dwarf galaxies
3.22.18  Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics  ||  Space

Hidden tunnel discovered that could lead beneath El Castillo temple pyramid in Mexico
3.22.18  Cable News Network  ||  Interesting

Antioxidants and amino acids could help in the treatment of psychosis
3.22.18  University of Manchester  ||  Health

Plants craft their root microbiome while favoring microbes that consume specific metabolites
3.22.18  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Research overview reveals various reasons why people like to punish others
3.21.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Analyzing how supermassive black holes influence the properties of globular clusters
3.21.18  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Ring depicting Saint Nicholas with a staff uncovered in Jezreel Valley garden in Israel
3.21.18  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Docosahexaenoic acid taken during pregnancy linked to higher fat-free body mass in children
3.21.18  University of Kansas  ||  Health

Relationship between tree diversity and multiple ecosystem functions
3.21.18  TU Dresden  ||  Earth

Article about what aspects of humans do people think can be explained
3.20.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Improved method for measuring the masses of millions of solitary stars
3.20.18  Vanderbilt University  ||  Space

Underground Iron Age chamber unearthed beneath Victorian rubbish-heap in Scotland
3.20.18  Archaeology Orkney  ||  Interesting

Red compound in beets could help slow progression of Alzheimer's
3.20.18  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Research on how warming of ocean can influence circulation patterns
3.20.18  Earth Magazine  ||  Earth

Interstellar asteroid known as Oumuamua likely came from a binary star system
3.19.18  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Rhythms of brainwaves between two people in conversation begin to synchronize
3.19.18  Agenica SINC  ||  Interesting

Building and tablets belonging to the Sealand kings of Iraq found at Tell Khaiber
3.19.18  The Guardian  ||  Interesting

Fasting diets reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease
3.19.18  University of Surrey  ||  Health

Utilizing grape waste for commercial applications and as a food ingredient
3.19.18  American Chemical Society  ||  Earth

Visual illusion could enhance ability to read fine print and smaller font
3.17.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Brown dwarf star identified roughly 100 light years away from the Sun
3.17.18  American Museum of Natural History  ||  Space

7000-year-old figurines wearing ram masks discovered at Neolithic settlement near Damyanitsa
3.17.18  Archaeology in Bulgaria  ||  Interesting

Coffee and herbal tea may protect against hardening/scarring of the liver
3.17.18  Elsevier  ||  Health

Envy and pity as a function of the focusing illusion involving perceptions of people's lives
3.16.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Composite image reveals different aspects of the Crab Nebula; comparison of past observations
3.16.18  NASA  ||  Space

Four wood sculptures and a scepter found on a funerary platform at Chayhuac An in Peru
3.16.18  Andina  ||  Interesting

Probiotics can reduce the risk and duration of respiratory tract infections
3.16.18  Western University  ||  Health

Soil fungi contribute to determining the resilience of forests to environmental change
3.16.18  University of California  ||  Earth

Article on how distinction bias influences consumption and buying habits
3.15.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Analyzing the activity and radio wave flares of the star Proxima Centauri
3.15.18  Astrobites  ||  Space

Statues of lioness goddess Sekhmet unearthed at Amenhotep III's funerary temple in Egypt
3.15.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Phenolic compounds and antioxidant properties of raspberries/blackberries grown in central Europe
3.15.18  De Gruyte  ||  Health

Effect of deep convection on phytoplankton blooms in the northern Labrador Sea
3.15.18  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Galaxies rotate once every billion years regardless of their size
3.14.18  ICRAR  ||  Space

Confidence increases when the process people use to make a choice is consistent
3.14.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Recent findings indicate history of Utrecht in Netherlands goes back 13000 years
3.14.18  ||  Interesting

Folic acid taken by mothers before/during pregnancy protects against against childhood leukemia
3.14.18  Brunel University  ||  Health

Behavior of the underwater volcano named Kick-'em-Jenny in the Caribbean
3.14.18  Imperial College London  ||  Earth

Humans estimate distances to sound sources more accurately when they move around
3.13.18  University of Munich  ||  Interesting

One of the most distance quasars containing a fast-growing black hole at redshift z = 7.54
3.13.18  Astrobites  ||  Space

Scale weight belonging to high priest found at Tiferet Israel Synagogue in Jerusalem
3.13.18  Ynetnews  ||  Interesting

Whole flaxseed has potential to be used for weight management and weight reduction
3.13.18  Wiley  ||  Health

Snow accumulation in North American mountains is 50% more than previously thought
3.13.18  Ohio State University  ||  Earth

Properties of the relic galaxy NGC 1277 located near the center of Perseus cluster
3.12.18  NASA  ||  Space

Memorizing ancient mantras increases size of brain regions associated with cognitive function
3.12.18  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Tile kiln discovered at the Toshodaiji temple in Nara in Japan
3.12.18  Asahi Shimbun  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D supplementation offsets its drop due to stress from open-heart surgery
3.12.18  Intermountain Healthcare  ||  Health

Turbulence's role in transferring energy from large to small scales within the magnetosheath
3.12.18  European Space Agency  ||  Earth

Brief: how seemingly innocuous words can bias judgment
3.10.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Self-interacting dark matter could explain diverse galaxy rotation curves
3.10.18  Astrobites  ||  Space

Etruscan stele inscription indicates importance of goddess Uni at sanctuary of Poggio Colla
3.10.18  Southern Methodist University  ||  Interesting

Nutritional properties of mushrooms are better preserved when grilled or microwaved
3.10.18  Agencia SINC  ||  Health

Several regions of molecular outflow activity in the luminous merging galaxy NGC6240
3.09.18  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Nodding positively affects the subjective likability of people and their approachability
3.09.18  Hokkaido University  ||  Interesting

Temple and ceremonial area for funerals unearthed at Urartian settlement in eastern Turkey
3.09.18  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Essential oils have potential to be used against antifungal drug resistance
3.09.18  Flanders Institute for Biotechnology  ||  Health

Persistent hum produced by Earth recorded/measured for first time from the ocean floor
3.09.18  LiveScience  ||  Earth

Watching others tends to make people overconfident in their own abilities
3.08.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Three burst star formation history involving stellar populations of HII galaxies
3.08.18  arXiver  ||  Space

Fields of dome-shaped earthen mounds arranged into gridded patterns found in Cambodia
3.08.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Macular carotenoids counteract damage to eyes from blue-light-emitting screens
3.08.18  OmniActive  ||  Health

Deep water corals are fluorescent in the dark in order to absorb available light
3.08.18  University of Southampton  ||  Earth

Errors in evaluation of items can lead to disappointment of specific choices
3.07.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Structure and make-up of the web of filaments in the Orion Nebula
3.07.18  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Missing 4000-year-old Olmec carving from remote area in southern Mexico recovered in France
3.07.18  CTV News  ||  Interesting

Research on the potential to use the plant kratom to treat opioid addiction
3.07.18  University of Rochester  ||  Health

Evidence of earthquakes that affected coast of Chile in the past 9000 years
3.07.18  University of Barcelona  ||  Earth

People with depression have stronger emotional responses to negative memories
3.06.18  Elsevier  ||  Interesting

Complex dust structure surrounding young star HR 4796A in the Centaurus constellation
3.06.18  NASA  ||  Space

Lost Viking settlement known as Hop likely resides near New Brunswick in Canada
3.06.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency impacts children's risk for severe forearm fractures
3.06.18  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  ||  Health

Waterfalls demonstrate how rivers influence/shape their surrounds
3.06.18  University of Edinburgh  ||  Earth

Ability of a tea-drinking session to stimulate divergent creativity
3.05.18  British Psychological Society  ||  Interesting

Astrophysical disks governed by subatomic equation known as the Schrodinger Equation
3.05.18  California Institute of Technology  ||  Space

Book of Kells manuscript was actually two separate works created at different times
3.05.18  The Independent  ||  Interesting

Healthy diet may not offset the effects of high salt intake on blood pressure
3.05.18  Imperial College London  ||  Health

Rare mineral vaterite discovered in plants for the first time
3.05.18  University of Cambridge  ||  Earth

Why committed consumers sometimes react negatively to assertive advertisements
3.03.18  Elsevier  ||  Interesting

Star AR Scorpii identified as the first white dwarf version of a pulsar
3.03.18  University of Warwick  ||  Space

4000-year-old petroglyph in Spain marks when Atlantic and Mediterranean cultures met
3.03.18  Popular Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Chinese herbal medicine artemisinin stops tuberculosis bacteria from becoming dormant
3.03.18  Michigan State University  ||  Health

Attitude ambivalence and anticipated regret as antecedents of biased information seeking
3.02.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Filament near the center of Milky Way that points at the supermassive black hole
3.02.18  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Oldest known figurative tattoos discovered on the arms of two Egyptian mummies
3.02.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

One serving of leafy greens a day aids in preserving memory/thinking skills during aging
3.02.18  Rush University  ||  Health

Thawing permafrost is causing the browning of northern lake systems
3.02.18  INRS  ||  Earth

People move eyes in the same pattern as when they first saw the objects following memorization
3.01.18  Baycrest Centre  ||  Interesting

Strongly lensed Type Ia supernovae are reliable distance markers to measure Universe's expansion
3.01.18  University of Portsmouth  ||  Space

Acoustic qualities of rock shelters for rock art indicate spiritual significance to the practice
3.01.18  Horizons Magazine  ||  Interesting

High concentrations of resveratrol prevent poxviruses from replicating in cells
3.01.18  Kansas State University  ||  Health

Missing xenon may be found hidden in iron/nickel compounds deep inside Earth
3.01.18  Carnegie Institution  ||  Earth

Characterizing short light pulses to reveal information about inner structure of materials
3.01.18  Max Born Institute  ||  Technology

Detection of a signal from the first stars emerging in the early Universe
2.28.18  National Science Foundation  ||  Space

How social information leads a group to collectively improve its performance and estimations
2.28.18  CNRS  ||  Interesting

Virtual reconstruction of clay tablets inscribed with the Babylonian epic of Atrahasis
2.28.18  The Conversation  ||  Interesting

Fish oil during pregnancy could help prevent children from developing weight-related health issues
2.28.18  University of Auckland  ||  Health

Estimating a large tornado's strength by measuring the seismic waves it creates
2.28.18  American Geophysical Union  ||  Earth

Objects that can be grasped and manipulated are more likely to grab attention
2.27.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Companion star in the HD 100453 system is the cause of spiral arms in the protoplanetary disk
2.27.18  Astrobites  ||  Space

Housing structures in the Pueblo ruins in Colorado provide insight into ancient desert culture
2.27.18  New York Times  ||  Interesting

Natural alkaloid extracted from Daffodil flowers has anti-cancer effects
2.27.18  Medindia  ||  Health

Another indication for sudden fast motion of the Hawaiian hotspot
2.27.18  Helmholtz Centre  ||  Earth

Manageable levels of anxiety can aid people in being able to recall details of events
2.26.18  University of Waterloo  ||  Interesting

Ultraluminous X-ray source in the M51 Whirlpool Galaxy revealed to be a neutron star
2.26.18  California Institute of Technology  ||  Space

Gilt-bronze Buddha triad from the Three Kingdoms Period found at Yangyang's Jinjeon Temple
2.26.18  University of Waterloo  ||  Interesting

Mediterranean and vegetarian diet may be equally effective in preventing heart disease
2.26.18  American Heart Association  ||  Health

Geological transitions confirmed as factor behind extensive diversity in tropical rainforests
2.26.18  University of Mainz  ||  Earth

Brief: stimulus orientation and the first-letter advantage
2.24.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Mapping the motions of galaxies to better understand the cosmic velocity web
2.24.18  University of Hawaii  ||  Space

Cemetery uncovered in Egypt's Minya including tombs of priests and figurines
2.24.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Vitamin C regulates stem cell function and suppresses leukemia development
2.24.18  University of Texas  ||  Health

Reconstructing images of what people perceive based on their brain activity
2.22.18  University of Toronto  ||  Interesting

Observation of first moments of light in the stellar explosion known as SN 2016gkg
2.22.18  Kavli Institute  ||  Space

2700-year-old seal unearthed at the Ophel in Jerusalem could be evidence of prophet Isaiah
2.22.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Beetroot juice supplements may help improve quality of life for people with heart failure
2.22.18  Indiana University  ||  Health

Concrete infused with wood nanocrystals makes it stronger
2.22.18  Purdue University  ||  Earth

How the brain remembers and interprets events from clues and key repeating moments
2.21.18  Aalto University  ||  Interesting

Magnetic field traces gas/dust swirling around supermassive black hole at center of Milky Way
2.21.18  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Cave art may provide insight into how symbolic and multifaceted language capabilities evolved
2.21.18  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Interesting

Wine polyphenols can counteract bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease
2.21.18  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Asian elephant personality manifests through attentiveness, sociability and aggressiveness
2.21.18  University of Turku  ||  Earth

Every experience that the brain perceives is unique even if they are similar
2.20.18  Medical University of Vienna  ||  Interesting

Details about the most distant supernova ever detected to date known as DES16C2nm
2.20.18  University of Portsmouth  ||  Space

Relics of Maya people dating back 9000 years found at world's largest underwater cave in Mexico
2.20.18  The Telegraph  ||  Interesting

Article about various research on the potential health benefits of drinking kombucha
2.20.18  The Conversation  ||  Health

Mechanism involved in chirping waves that rhythmically pulse particles to create auroras
2.20.18  NASA  ||  Earth

Brain's electrical feedback while exercising outdoors to music, a podcast, or with silence
2.19.18  Brunel University  ||  Interesting

Globular clusters contribute significantly to star formation in Epoch of Reionization
2.19.18  Astrobites  ||  Space

Fall equinox may have been used to align the three pyramids at Giza with the cardinal points
2.19.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Omega-3s benefit sleep quality and decrease depressive symptoms in people with lupus
2.19.18  American College of Rheumatology  ||  Health

Model to better understand how Indian-Pacific storm systems develop and progress
2.19.18  Earth Magazine  ||  Earth

Communication quality has stronger relationship with performance than communication frequency
2.17.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Largest of supermassive black holes are outgrowing their host galaxies
2.17.18  NASA  ||  Space

Uffington White Horse in England may have been designed as a solar horse and aligned with Sun
2.17.18  Archaeology Magazine  ||  Interesting

Main ingredient in Polygonum multiflorum has protective effect on learning and memory
2.17.18  Neural Regeneration Research  ||  Health

Brief: social attention directs working memory maintenance
2.16.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Magnetic reconnection in strongly magnetized regions of the low solar chromosphere
2.16.18  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Gaseous conditions at the Plutonium shrine in Hierapolis where Roman priests performed rituals
2.16.18  Science Magazine  ||  Interesting

Brazilian berries from Atlantic Rainforest have potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
2.16.18  Agencia FAPESP  ||  Health

Sound waves by burbling lakes of lava atop volcanoes point to greater odds of magmatic outbursts
2.16.18  Stanford University  ||  Earth

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