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Lupus I molecular cloud could have formed via shell instabilities
10.23.17  arXiver  ||  Space

Switching up tasks can protect against dips of self-control and motivation
10.23.17  University of Toronto  ||  Interesting

Coptic Christian tombstone decorated with a cross and texts found at Sphinxes Avenue in Luxor
10.23.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D reduces risk of islet autoimmunity related to type 1 diabetes in children
10.23.17  University of Colorado  ||  Health

Increase in iron in lakes makes them brown and also binds environmental toxins
10.23.17  Lund University  ||  Earth

Brief: physical proximity increases persuasive effectiveness through visual imagery
10.21.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Dark matter may be causing bars in galaxies to rotate more slowly than first estimated
10.21.17  Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics  ||  Space

Chief tomb provides insight into monumental structures at Nan Madol on the island of Pohnpei
10.21.17  Southern Methodist University  ||  Interesting

Dried plums positively affect microbiota to help reduce risk of colon cancer
10.21.17  Texas A&M University  ||  Health

Magnetic fields can suppress convection in the atmosphere of cool white dwarf stars
10.20.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Research on word aversion and why some words make people feel uncomfortable
10.20.17  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

8000-year-old paintings found in Baltaliin and Inkaya caves in Turkey's Balikesir
10.20.17  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Aspirin may help improve pregnancy chances in women with high inflammation
10.20.17  National Institutes of Health  ||  Health

Shallow rooting depth in soils promotes establishment of savannas in South America
10.20.17  Senckenberg Research Institute  ||  Earth

Research on combination of techniques that increase chances of having lucid dreams
10.19.17  University of Adelaide  ||  Interesting

Hidden companion red dwarf identified in the dust of giant star CW Leonis
10.19.17  University of Hertfordshire  ||  Space

Jade and serpentine objects used in Mayan rituals for public ceremonies found in Guatemala
10.19.17  International Business Times  ||  Interesting

Practicing both yoga and aerobic exercise improve heart-disease risk factors
10.19.17  American College of Cardiology  ||  Health

Dogs produce more facial expressions when receiving attention from humans
10.19.17  University of Portsmouth  ||  Earth

Gentle touch of another individual soothes the effects of social exclusion
10.18.17  University College London  ||  Interesting

Locations of millisecond pulsars reveal inner structure of globular cluster Terzan 5
10.18.17  Green Bank Observatory  ||  Space

Statue head of Egyptian Queen Ankhnespepy II unearthed near her pyramid in Giza
10.18.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Probiotics can help prevent/treat symptoms of postnatal depression and anxiety
10.18.17  University of Auckland  ||  Health

Resilient species of coral can move to inhospitable areas and create stable habitats
10.18.17  University of Edinburgh  ||  Earth

Absence of molecular gas next to Andromeda's supermassive black hole
10.17.17  arXiver  ||  Space

People tend to become more economically conservative when they are angered
10.17.17  University of Cincinnati  ||  Interesting

400 ancient stone structures sprawling across lava domes discovered in Saudi Arabia
10.17.17  University of Western Australia  ||  Interesting

Corticosteroids aid healing of damaged tendons if given at the correct time
10.17.17  Linkoping University  ||  Health

Mechanism by which plant roots avoid oxygen-deficient soil and survive waterlogging
10.17.17  Kiel University  ||  Earth

Gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars detected in visible light
10.16.17  LIGO  ||  Space

Why more clever/creative rule-breakers tend to get in less trouble than predictable ones
10.16.17  University of Southern California  ||  Interesting

Jerusalem's Te'omim Cave used as pagan cultic site in Late Roman and early Byzantine periods
10.16.17  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Sleep duration may affect a measure of chromosomal health in sperm
10.16.17  Wiley  ||  Health

Dolphins and whales have sophisticated human-like cultures and societies
10.16.17  University of Manchester  ||  Earth

How favorites and underdogs respond to different flavors of motivational messages
10.14.17  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Alignments of massive galaxies were established very early in the Universe's history
10.14.17  University of Turku  ||  Space

Statue of the god Jupiter and a Roman ring unearthed at Tiel in Gelderland
10.14.17  DutchNews  ||  Interesting

Analysis identifies healthful antioxidants in tomato skins
10.14.17  Weizmann Institute  ||  Health

Effects of freedom of choice in action selection on perceived mental effort and sense of agency
10.13.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Whale Galaxy and nearby dwarf galaxies provide insight into stellar halos around galaxies
10.13.17  Tohoku University  ||  Space

Large scale ruins of semi-subterranean dwellings discovered in a river valley of Liangshan Yi
10.13.17  Chinese Academy of Social Sciences  ||  Interesting

Blueberries may improve attention and reaction times in children
10.13.17  University of Reading  ||  Health

Hidden river once flowed beneath Antarctic ice and influenced retreat of ice sheet
10.13.17  Rice University  ||  Earth

Spindle-like galaxies that rotate along their longest axis are more common than thought
10.12.17  Max Planck Society  ||  Space

Metaphors involving arms/legs engage brain region responsible for visual perception of those parts
10.12.17  Emory University  ||  Interesting

Capstone of possible satellite pyramid found at Saqqara necropolis in Egypt
10.12.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Omega-6 fatty acids can reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes
10.12.17  George Institute  ||  Health

Theory on how Earth's inner core remains solid despite extreme heat
10.12.17  KTH Royal Institute of Technology  ||  Earth

Boost in collateral drives consumers to borrow more as home prices rise
10.11.17  Princeton University  ||  Interesting

One of the most luminous white dwarf novas detected in the Small Magellanic Cloud
10.11.17  University of Leicester  ||  Space

Article on texts/traditions related to Saint Nicholas and excavations at the church in Myra
10.11.17  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Tai chi has potential to be an effective cardiac rehabilitation exercise
10.11.17  American Heart Association  ||  Health

Some plants grow bigger and boost their chemical defenses after being clipped
10.11.17  University of Illinois  ||  Earth

Voice-only communication more accurate than visual cues for identifying feelings of others
10.10.17  American Psychological Association  ||  Interesting

Atomic hydrogen makes up the majority of gas in younger galaxies
10.10.17  ICRAR  ||  Space

Excavation at the Comar Wood Dun from the Iron Age near Strathglass in Scotland
10.10.17  Past Horizons Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Common acid reflux PPI medications promote chronic liver disease
10.10.17  University of California  ||  Health

Forest grazing counteracts ability of trees to reduce flood risk
10.10.17  Lancaster University  ||  Earth

Research on how people tend to use separate mental accounts for spending money
10.09.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Magnetizations in ancient meteorites provide insight into solar nebula's lifetime
10.09.17  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Space

Possible Qi version of Analects of Confucius unearthed from Haihunhou Tombs in Nanchang City
10.09.17  China Radio International  ||  Interesting

Fiber-rich foods such as leafy greens, vegetables, whole grains help reduce depression risk
10.09.17  Swinburne University of Technology  ||  Health

First observation of a standing wave with infinitely-long wavelengths
10.09.17  Harvard University  ||  Technology

Study confirms lightning is more powerful over ocean than land
10.09.17  Florida Institute of Technology  ||  Earth

Brief: social exclusion and reliance on feelings versus reasons in persuasion
10.07.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Five new pairs of merging supermassive black holes recently identified
10.07.17  NASA  ||  Space

Open-air sanctuary known as the Temple of Artemis discovered on Greek island of Euboea
10.07.17  Swissinfo  ||  Interesting

Anti-cancer substances in Juniperus phoenicea, Anastatica hierochuntica, Citrullus colocynthis
10.07.17  King Abdullah University  ||  Health

Changing someone's perception of societal norms makes it easier to alter their behavior
10.06.17  Stanford University  ||  Interesting

Detection of equatorial dark dust lane in a disk around the protostar HH-212
10.06.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Ornamented reindeer antler found in Poland may indicate exchange between Mesolithic communities
10.06.17  Past Horizons Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Consumption of carotenoids and lycopene have potential to prevent dermatitis
10.06.17  Wiley  ||  Health

Location of Pandanus candelabrum plant could help identify areas with diamonds underground
10.06.17  Florida International University  ||  Earth

People tend to prefer directness, candor and a small buffer when receiving negative news
10.05.17  Brigham Young University  ||  Interesting

Supernova explosion triggered by a helium detonation on a white dwarf
10.05.17  University of Tokyo  ||  Space

Cache of triangular stone tools from Bronze Age uncovered in the Clwydian Range in Wales
10.05.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Foods rich in potassium such as bananas/avocados protect against hardening of arteries
10.05.17  University of Alabama  ||  Health

Magma chambers under supervolcanoes have sponge-like structure
10.05.17  ETH Zurich  ||  Earth

People with OCD traits learn about their environments but don't use it to guide their actions
10.04.17  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Dimming of Tabby's star may be caused by an even dust cloud moving around it
10.04.17  NASA  ||  Space

Large obelisk that belonged to Queen Ankhnespepy II unearthed at Saqqara necropolis
10.04.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Probiotics and antifungals could treat inflammatory bowel disease and Crohn's
10.04.17  Healio  ||  Health

Combination of biosolids, zinc and limestone prevents toxic uptake in leafy vegetables
10.04.17  American Society of Agronomy  ||  Earth

Analyzing the mass, core composition and orbital period of white dwarf 40 Eridani B
10.03.17  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

How curiosity changes the brain to enhance learning
10.03.17  University of California  ||  Interesting

Rare ancient manuscripts written in Arabic discovered at Mount Athos in Greece
10.03.17  Greek Reporter  ||  Interesting

High-fiber diet protects against gut microbes eating the colon's lining and infection
10.03.17  University of Michigan  ||  Health

Assessing the threat from rock slope failures in the Norwegian fjordlands
10.03.17  Earth Magazine  ||  Earth

Brain scans indicate storytelling is one of the best ways to engage consumers
10.02.17  City University of London  ||  Interesting

Methyl chloride detected around infant star system IRAS 16293-2422 and nearby comet
10.02.17  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

6500-year-old tin-bronze foil discovered at Plochnik in eastern Serbia
10.02.17  HAEMUS  ||  Interesting

Low vitamin K in adolescents linked with enlargement of the heart's major pumping chamber
10.02.17  Augusta University  ||  Health

Bottlenose dolphins that work together with humans to catch fish have distinctive whistle
10.02.17  NewScientist  ||  Earth

Asking additional follow-up questions tends to increase participant's positive impressions
9.30.17  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

More examples of super bright galaxies during Epoch of Reionization in early Universe
9.30.17  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Neolithic engravings including an anthropomorph and boat motifs found in north-western France
9.30.17  Antiquity  ||  Interesting

Numerous kinds of antioxidants that help prevent ischemia-induced brain damage
9.30.17  Neural Regeneration Research  ||  Health

Brief: the interplay of language and visual perception in working memory
9.29.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Dark energy that drives cosmic acceleration may not be constant in time
9.29.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Preserving Alaskan artifacts found at Nunalleq including ritual masks and owl figurine
9.29.17  British Broadcasting Corporation  ||  Interesting

Frequent sauna bathing reduces the risk of elevated blood pressure
9.29.17  University of Eastern Finland  ||  Health

Optimal flying speed of certain insects for efficiency and energy consumpion
9.29.17  Lund University  ||  Earth

Possible link between memory encoding and expectations of future relevance
9.28.17  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Interesting

Gravitational pull between galaxies NGC 4490 and NGC 4485 induces conditions for star formation
9.28.17  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

Discoveries at Biblical Hebron from 4 occupational phases during Second Temple period
9.28.17  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Species of marine microalgae that contain potent levels of omega-3-type oils
9.28.17  Neiker-Tecnalia  ||  Health

Widespread forest loss has caused tropics to emit more carbon than capture
9.28.17  Woods Hole Research Center  ||  Earth

People think deeper and produce better political arguments when views/values are challenged
9.27.17  London School of Economics  ||  Interesting

Map of peculiar structures inside the Saturn Nebula in the constellation Aquarius
9.27.17  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Analyzing rose gold ornaments/pendents and jewelry from the Nahuange culture in Colombia
9.27.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Plant compound damsin in Ambrosia arborescens inhibits growth/spread of cancer stem cells
9.27.17  Lund University  ||  Health

Nitrate removal hotspots identified in landscapes around agricultural streams
9.27.17  American Society of Agronomy  ||  Earth

Influence of facial expressions on competitions and leadership assessments
9.26.17  Tilburg University  ||  Interesting

Possibility that S0-2 is a binary star system orbiting Milky Way's supermassive black hole
9.26.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Dolphin skeleton unearthed in carefully prepared grave on islet of Chapelle Dom Hue
9.26.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

3 cups of coffee per day may half the risk of morality in people with HIV and hepatitis C
9.26.17  Deccan Chronicle  ||  Health

Mechanisms involved in how forest fires spoil wine and interfere with resveratrol
9.26.17  Technical University of Munich  ||  Earth

Social dynamics tend to affect student performance on group projects
9.25.17  University of Washington  ||  Interesting

Material that obscures supermassive black holes and connects with host galaxies
9.25.17  Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics  ||  Space

Ancient papyrus scroll may describe how Egyptians built the Great Pyramid of Giza
9.25.17  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Method for harvesting cancer-fighting compounds from marine sponges without killing them
9.25.17  Longwood University  ||  Health

Behavioral coping strategies demonstrate complex personalities of fish
9.25.17  University of Exeter  ||  Earth

Brief: how body ownership acts upon conscious awareness of willed actions
9.23.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Cause and properties related to irregular outbursts from the double star V745 Sco system
9.23.17  NASA  ||  Space

Vast religious/ceremonial complex uncovered near Stonehenge; built about 5650 years ago
9.23.17  The Independent  ||  Interesting

Drinking concentrated beet juice increases muscle power in people with heart failure
9.23.17  Washington University STL  ||  Health

Article about how musical characteristics portray emotions and make people feel
9.22.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Processes that contribute to mini-halos such as the one around NGC 1275 in the Perseus Cluster
9.22.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Exhibit on papyri/artifacts that demonstrate beliefs about the Book of the Dead in Egypt
9.22.17  University of Chicago  ||  Interesting

Whole grain consumption can lead to modest improvements in gut microbiota and immune response
9.22.17  Tufts University  ||  Health

Winter cold extremes associated with high-altitude polar vortex weakening
9.22.17  Potsdam Institute  ||  Earth

Neurons register familiar faces even if the person is unaware of seeing one
9.21.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Estimations that fast radio bursts are occurring every second somewhere in the Universe
9.21.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Buddha statue discovered at a temple site near Yangyang in Korea
9.21.17  Korea Herald  ||  Interesting

Folate supplementation may be beneficial for depression, schizophrenia and dementia
9.21.17  Psychology Today  ||  Health

Characteristics of guard cells that contribute to how plants breathe
9.21.17  John Innes Centre  ||  Earth

Entanglement swapping and quantum teleportation of patterns of light
9.21.17  Wits University  ||  Technology

Both good and bad moods can spread across friendship networks
9.20.17  University of Warwick  ||  Interesting

Delicate bubble of ejected material around the exotic red star U Antliae
9.20.17  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Urban design of the ancient city of Teotihuacan differed from past and subsequent cities
9.20.17  Past Horizons Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Method to ensure broccoli sprouts retain their cancer-fighting compounds
9.20.17  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Gravity waves in the atmosphere from destabilizing processes influence weather/climate
9.20.17  Goethe University  ||  Earth

How the brain processes fear-based learning and ability to extinguish the fear
9.19.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Polarized light from the star Regulus reveals its rate of spinning and orientation
9.19.17  University of New South Wales  ||  Space

Bronze Age warrior buried with weapons in hand unearthed in Omsk City; 2900 years old
9.19.17  Siberian Times  ||  Interesting

Link between breast milk nutrients, circadian rhythms and infant health
9.19.17  Mary Ann Liebert  ||  Health

Plants use hydrogen peroxide to protect against sun damage
9.19.17  University of Exeter  ||  Earth

Supermassive black holes can form gravitationally bound pairs when galaxies merge
9.18.17  Rochester Institute of Technology  ||  Space

Combining movement/storytelling activities boosts children's motor skills and language ability
9.18.17  Coventry University  ||  Interesting

Searching for remnants of ancient Temple of Athena near Manisa in Turkey
9.18.17  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Low-oxygen conditions from high altitude training benefit performance of cancer-fighting cells
9.18.17  Weizmann Institute  ||  Health

Location of potential magma source for the supervolcano known as Campi Flegrei in Italy
9.18.17  University of Aberdeen  ||  Earth

Dynamics of social coordination that contribute to joint actions and synchronization
9.16.17  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Evidence of ancient impacts that shaped/structured the Milky Way galaxy
9.16.17  University of Kentucky  ||  Space

Deciphering parts of a burnt scroll found inside the Holy Ark of Ein Ged synagogue
9.16.17  Israel Antiquities Authority  ||  Interesting

Urolithins in pomegranate can cross blood-brain barrier to protect against Alzheimer's
9.16.17  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

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