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Marketing campaigns using mascots and colors/logos can enhance beer brands' motivational significance
1.18.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Meteoritic stardust provides insight into the timing of supernova dust formation
1.18.18  Carnegie Institution  ||  Space

Sophisticated prehistoric monuments/technology revealed near sanctuary on the island of Keros
1.18.18  University of Cambridge  ||  Interesting

Soy-derived isoflavone aglycone in the diet can decrease muscle atrophy
1.18.18  Tokyo Institute of Technology  ||  Health

Sharks from coastal and deep ocean areas have different feeding patterns
1.18.18  University of Massachusetts  ||  Earth

Research on how suppressed emotions influence dreams and affect health
1.17.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Peculiar behavior of star reveals isolated black hole in globular cluster NGC 3201
1.17.18  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Tomb with Greek religious decoration called a welfare horn found in Egypt's Al-Alamein
1.17.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Prebiotics in infant formula could improve learning/memory and alter brain chemistry
1.17.18  University of Illinois  ||  Health

Moss known as Funaria hygrometrica tolerates and removes lead from water
1.17.18  RIKEN  ||  Earth

Major merger that contributed to some of the shape of the Andromeda galaxy
1.16.18  arXiver  ||  Space

Ability to recognize images seen for a few seconds over 10 year period of time
1.16.18  CNRS  ||  Interesting

Spatulas used to decorate bodies of the dead and then ritually broken in Paleolithic period
1.16.18  University of Montreal  ||  Interesting

High-salt diet reduces resting blood flow to brain and can lead to cognitive impairment
1.16.18  Cornell University  ||  Health

Birds use infrasound to remotely detect storm systems and tornadoes
1.16.18  University of California  ||  Earth

Writing a to-do list before bed aids ability to fall asleep more quickly
1.15.18  British Psychological Society  ||  Interesting

Analyzing what is causing dips of flux/brightness of Boyajian's Star
1.15.18  Astrobites  ||  Space

China's oldest adhesive identified on a 3500-year-old ritual staff in Xinjiang
1.15.18  Chinese Academy of Sciences  ||  Interesting

Psilocybin can help relive symptoms of depression and reconnect people with their emotions
1.15.18  Imperial College London  ||  Health

Mass of warm rock is slowly rising beneath part of New England
1.15.18  Rutgers University  ||  Earth

Speeding up movement disrupts ability to form accurate confidence judgements about performance
1.13.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Visualization of Milky Way's center and the interaction between Sagittarius A and Wolf-Rayet stars
1.13.18  NASA  ||  Space

Egyptian stelae of Ramses II presenting offerings unearthed at temple site in Tanis
1.13.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Whey protein may reduce risk of heart disease and stroke; also benefits blood pressure
1.13.18  University of Reading  ||  Health

Spin of black holes contributes to high-speed jets blasting radio waves across Universe
1.12.18  National Astronomical Observatory JP  ||  Space

Customizing possessions with a task-relevant part of identity can benefit performance
1.12.18  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Deciphering the Herculaneum scrolls that may be the work of philosopher/poet Philodemos
1.12.18  Tornos News  ||  Interesting

Muesli and fiber-rich diet can have positive influence on inflammatory joint diseases
1.12.18  University of Erlangen-Nuremberg  ||  Health

Members of a protein family from plant circadian clock set the pace of plant growth
1.12.18  Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics  ||  Earth

Praising a child's ability, effort or outcome can have different effects on behavior
1.11.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons create interstellar glow that permeates Universe
1.11.18  Green Bank Observatory  ||  Space

Possible iron throne related to the Pyramid Texts in the void of the Pyramid of Cheops
1.11.18  Popular Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Estrogen-mimicking compounds in foods may reduce effectiveness of some breast cancer treatments
1.11.18  Scripps Research Institute  ||  Health

Phosphorus loading in lakes stems from extreme precipitation events
1.11.18  National Science Foundation  ||  Earth

Own body perception is distortion created by blended past observations of the self and others
1.10.18  University of Western Australia  ||  Interesting

Repeating fast radio burst source FRB 121102 originates in a extreme environment
1.10.18  Canadian Institute for Advanced Research  ||  Space

Aztec golden wolf sacrifice found next to the Templo Mayor in Mexico City
1.10.18  Reuters  ||  Interesting

Whole flaxseed can be used for weight management and particularly for weight reduction
1.10.18  Wiley  ||  Health

Fractal planting patterns lead to optimal harvests without global planning
1.10.18  Santa Fe Institute  ||  Earth

People willfully forget about ethical issues when it relates to a preferred product
1.09.18  Ohio State University  ||  Interesting

Supermassive black holes prevent stars forming in some dwarf galaxies
1.09.18  University of Portsmouth  ||  Space

Distinguished Greco-Roman tombstone depicting Egyptian temple found at Alexandria cemetery
1.09.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Potential of craniosacral therapy to improve symptoms of concussion and traumatic brain injury
1.09.18  Mary Ann Liebert  ||  Health

Sedimentary rocks provide insight into the evolution of Alpine landscape
1.09.18  University of Bern  ||  Earth

How strategies of dominance and prestige exert influence over workforce functioning
1.08.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Filling the early Universe with knots may explain three-dimensional space time
1.08.18  Vanderbilt University  ||  Space

Restoration and virtual exhibit of the tomb of Christ in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
1.08.18  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of frailty in older individuals
1.08.18  University College London  ||  Health

Research reveals why meteoroids explode before they reach Earth
1.08.18  Purdue University  ||  Earth

People tend to favor a product that has more reviews even though it can be disadvantageous
1.06.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Half of the matter in Milky Way may originate from distant galaxies
1.06.18  Northwestern University  ||  Space

200 stone circles of varying sizes/styles discovered in China's Gobi desert
1.06.18  China Daily  ||  Interesting

Quercetin could benefit heart health in people with muscular dystrophy
1.06.18  The Physiological Society  ||  Health

Brief: how social information affects information search/choice in probabilistic inferences
1.05.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Galaxies near cosmic voids are more likely to be spirals than galaxies far from voids
1.05.18  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Rock art associated with Sandawe magic and rituals identified in central Tanzania
1.05.18  Science & Scholarship in Poland  ||  Interesting

Carotenoids such as lutein/zeaxanthin allow the brain to use less power to complete memory tasks
1.05.18  University of Georgia  ||  Health

Tiny earthquakes aid ability to predict mountain rock falls
1.05.18  University of Sussex  ||  Earth

Scent of a romantic partner on various items can help lower stress levels
1.04.18  University of British Columbia  ||  Interesting

Lyman-Alpha galaxies provide insight into the Epoch of Reionization period
1.04.18  National Optical Astronomy Observatory  ||  Space

Stone sanctuary at pond near Mexico's Iztaccihuatl volcano depicts design of Universe
1.04.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Italian soil yields new antibiotic that can counteract drug-resistant bacteria
1.04.18  Seeker  ||  Health

First observational evidence of ozone hole recovery due to chemicals ban
1.04.18  NASA  ||  Earth

How the mind constructs the past, present and future depends on relationship with time
1.03.18  The Conversation  ||  Interesting

Measuring the sense of rotation of the double pulsar known as PSR J0737-3039A
1.03.18  Astrobites  ||  Space

Tomb of a worker of King Thutmose III's house discovered in the temple in Luxor
1.03.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Fluorouacil 5 skin cream reduces need for surgery to treat squamous cell carcinoma
1.03.18  Brown University  ||  Health

Elephant seals recognize each other by the rhythm of their calls
1.03.18  Cell Press  ||  Earth

Perceived trust between individuals can be enhanced by mimicking food choice
1.02.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Analyzing the speed of nearby dark matter by tracking metal-poor stars
1.02.18  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Ancient burial chambers containing artifacts discovered in Turkey's Izmi province
1.02.18  Daily Sabah  ||  Interesting

High doses of vitamin D have potential to reduce arterial stiffness
1.02.18  Augusta University  ||  Health

Multiple factors that trigger hot spots of sea-level rise along US East Coast
1.02.18  Earth Magazine  ||  Earth

Brief: environmental geometry elicits sensorimotor interference during perspective taking
12.30.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Planetary system containing exoplanet orbiting above the poles of red dwarf star GJ436
12.30.17  University of Geneva  ||  Space

Ancient Greek shrine of Demeter and Persephone unearthed on Cape Stolets in Sozopol
12.30.17  Archaeology in Bulgaria  ||  Interesting

Omega-3 supplementation during pregnancy protects against variety of allergies in children
12.30.17  Fresh Science  ||  Health

Storytelling linked to the development of meaning and the brain regions involved
12.29.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Structure and volume of hot gas known for its rapid motions in active galactic nuclei
12.29.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Lost stone from high priest's breast plate discovered after 1000 year journey
12.29.17  Breaking Israel News  ||  Interesting

Rice bran and navy beans promote digestive health and slow growth of colon cancer cells
12.29.17  University of Colorado  ||  Health

Streams are indicators of long-term nutrient conditions in surrounding areas
12.29.17  Michigan State University  ||  Earth

Images on food packages subconsciously bias serving size estimates
12.28.17  Cornell University  ||  Interesting

Supersonic gas streams left over from early Universe drive massive black hole formation
12.28.17  Kavli Institute  ||  Space

Map from 1587 shows world filled with centaurs, unicorns and other fantastic beasts
12.28.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Ability of L-theanine to aid relaxation and enhance alpha brain waves
12.28.17  Psychology Today  ||  Health

Charcoal remains could accelerate carbon dioxide emissions after forest fires
12.28.17  Hokkaido University  ||  Earth

How fear of losing control over thoughts/actions impacts OCD-related behavior
12.27.17  Concordia University  ||  Interesting

Massive circumstellar disks accrete faster than low-mass ones
12.27.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Scanning the monments of Albania in ancient Scoder to better understand the Illyrian culture
12.27.17  MFA of Republic of Poland  ||  Interesting

Cannabidiol may be beneficial for treating oral mucositis
12.27.17  Wiley  ||  Health

Material and geologic processes in high pressure/temperature conditions at center of Earth
12.27.17  Gauss Centre  ||  Earth

Tendency for some men to reject eco-friendly behavior due to threatened masculinity
12.26.17  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Extremely fast moving star part of triple system that broke up in Kleinmann-Low Nebula
12.26.17  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Space

2000-year-old statuette of Hermes uncovered in Turkey's central Corum province
12.26.17  Daily Sabah  ||  Interesting

Scalp acupuncture effective for treating aspects of autism in young children
12.26.17  Hong Kong Baptist University  ||  Health

Analyzing what may happen when dark matter particles interact with Earth
12.26.17  University of Southern Denmark  ||  Earth

Catalogue of the red supergiant star population in the Perseus Arm of Milky Way
12.25.17  arXiver  ||  Space

Self-confidence can be affected by teammates and the specific role taken on
12.25.17  University of Stirling  ||  Interesting

Set of ancient wooden slips reveal emperor's search for elixir of life and immortality
12.25.17  Shanghai Daily  ||  Interesting

Retinoic acid around time of surgery can significantly prevent lymphedema development
12.25.17  University of Southern California  ||  Health

Minerals in rocks/soils are thrown out of equilibrium when chemistry of surroundings changes
12.25.17  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Thinking about germs/infections makes people concerned about their physical appearance
12.23.17  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Emission line from the Perseus and other galaxy clusters may provide insight into dark matter
12.23.17  NASA  ||  Space

Design and orientation of some megalithic dolmens enhanced astronomical viewing
12.23.17  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Interesting

Indigofera oblongifolia leaf methanolic extract could protect against lead-induced neurotoxicity
12.23.17  Neural Regeneration Research  ||  Health

Brief: effects of semantic neighborhood density in abstract and concrete words
12.22.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Galaxy merger and magnetic field strength in the shocks that shape the Toothbrush galaxy cluster
12.22.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Remains of ancient Egyptian temple and cartouch uncovered at Gabal Al-Selsila
12.22.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Cinnamon's potential to improve cholesterol levels in people with diabetes or metabolic syndrome
12.22.17  The Conversation  ||  Health

Tiny polyps protect corals from predators and benefit health/resilience
12.22.17  European Commission Joint Research Centre  ||  Earth

Holiday effects that influence stock markets prior to closure due to public holiday
12.21.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Broad cocoon-like outflow of material may be a common result of neutron star mergers
12.21.17  CAASTRO  ||  Space

Giant stone hats with drawings indicate Easter Island had a cooperative society
12.21.17  International Business Times  ||  Interesting

Tomatoes help slow decline of lung function; apples/tomatoes aid lung repair in ex-smokers
12.21.17  Johns Hopkins University  ||  Health

Distant earthquakes can cause underwater landslides even weeks or months later
12.21.17  American Geophysical Union  ||  Earth

Entitled people less likely to follow instructions because they seem them as unfair imposition
12.20.17  Society for Personality and Social Psychology  ||  Interesting

Observation of bubbles on the surface of red giant star Pi1 Gruis
12.20.17  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Artifacts from 1500-year-old monastery and church discovered in Beit Shemesh
12.20.17  Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs  ||  Interesting

Whole eggs more effective for muscle building and repair than egg whites
12.20.17  University of Illinois  ||  Health

Processes that contribute to pollen growth and seed formation in plants
12.20.17  University of Zurich  ||  Earth

Knowing answers are readily available affects persistence in solving problems
12.19.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Asymptotic giant branch stars contaminate interstellar medium to lead to future generations of stars
12.19.17  Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics  ||  Space

Six sacrificed women and ceramic figurine unearthed at mudbrick temple complex in Pucala
12.19.17  Archaeology Magazine  ||  Interesting

Low levels of vitamin A may increase risk of tuberculosis if around someone sick
12.19.17  Harvard University  ||  Health

Bees utilize invisible heat patterns to identify and choose flowers
12.19.17  University of Bristol  ||  Earth

Cognitive bias modification for facial interpretation could help treat depression
12.18.17  University of Bristol  ||  Interesting

Constraints on the spin evolution of brown dwarf stars and young planetary-mass companions
12.18.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Latest finds at endangered/collapsing ancient Native American shell mound on Edisto Island
12.18.17  Post and Courier  ||  Interesting

Amber-tinted glasses that block blue light from electronics can benefit people with insomnia
12.18.17  Columbia University  ||  Health

Lightning during thunderstorms can produce afterglow of X-rays and gamma radiation
12.18.17  Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica  ||  Earth

Negative information about in-group brand leads consumers to derogate out-group products
12.16.17  Elsevier  ||  Interesting

Locations of different elements in the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A
12.16.17  NASA  ||  Space

Restoring the library of St Catherine's Monastery and Mosaic of Transfiguration in Egypt
12.16.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Zinc acetate lozenges may shorten duration of common cold by three days
12.16.17  University of Helsinki  ||  Health

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