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Humans make judgements of trustworthiness/dominance of an unfamiliar speaker after hearing single word
10.22.18  University of Glasgow  ||  Interesting

Gravitational waves could possibly measure Universe's expansion in about 5-10 years
10.22.18  University of Chicago  ||  Space

Bronze Age dagger unearthed near the Slanec stream in Slovakia, possible settlement nearby
10.22.18  Slovak Spectator  ||  Interesting

Cannabis improves symptoms of Crohn's disease despite having no effect on gut inflammation
10.22.18  United European Gastroenterology  ||  Health

Fracking wastewater accumulation found in the shells of freshwater mussels
10.22.18  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Earth

Research on the the accuracy of people's earliest memories from before the age of 3
10.20.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Properties of youngest known Milky Way pulsar Kes 75 sheds light on how some stars end their lives
10.20.18  NASA  ||  Space

Article about the mysteries and layout of Armenia's stonehenge known as Zorats Karer
10.20.18  Smithsonian Magazine  ||  Interesting

Combined therapy of curcumin and epigallocatechin gallate benefit healing of spinal cord injury
10.20.18  Neural Regeneration Research  ||  Health

People who have better spatial memory also tend to be better at identifying odors
10.19.18  McGill University  ||  Interesting

Slow and fast solar wind may be better distinguished by the magnitude of velocity fluctuations
10.19.18  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

3200-year-old ivory tablet found in Turkey's Malatya province could be linked to Assyria
10.19.18  Daily Sabah  ||  Interesting

Certain kinds of antioxidants may be effective in treating mitochondrial disease
10.19.18  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia  ||  Health

Confirmation that Earth's inner core is solid but it is softer than previously thought
10.19.18  Australian National University  ||  Earth

High stakes decision making causes a little more cheating and a lot less charity
10.18.18  University of Exeter  ||  Interesting

Superflares from young red dwarf stars imperil orbiting planets
10.18.18  NASA  ||  Space

Two 1500-year-old chambers used for political ceremonies on Peru's desert coast discovered
10.18.18  Reuters  ||  Interesting

Mothers consuming a diet with canola oil during lactation helps control good fat in babies
10.18.18  University of Nottingham  ||  Health

Oceanic dead zones thrived during last Ice Age
10.18.18  Heriot Watt University  ||  Earth

Innuendo alone in news coverage has ability to fuel belief in conspiracy theories
10.17.18  University of Exeter  ||  Interesting

Gigantic proto-supercluster of galaxies nicknamed Hyperion found in constellation of Sextans
10.17.18  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

3000-year-old tattooed mummy in Luxor's west bank belonged to top official or elite woman
10.17.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Antibiotic drugs and probiotics encapsulated with alginate eradicate drug-resistant bacteria
10.17.18  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Health

Crystallized water trapped in diamonds indicates water may be more common in extreme depths
10.17.18  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Research on the effects of trigger warnings and if they can be emotionally protective
10.16.18  University of Michigan  ||  Interesting

Analysis indicates unusual metals in Milky Way's Galactic Center stars
10.16.18  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Removing sea-mammal oil/fat from Canadian-Arctic carvings may reveal if they depict Vikings
10.16.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Diets rich in omega-3 fish oil could slow the spread/growth of breast cancer cells
10.16.18  Springer  ||  Health

Winds blowing across snow dunes on Antarctica's ice shelves produce seismic tones
10.16.18  American Geophysical Union  ||  Earth

Tendency for people to lead differently when they want to be liked
10.15.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Planets heavier than young star's protoplanetary disk raise questions about planet formation
10.15.18  University of Cambridge  ||  Space

Peculiar rocks and an obscure language provide insight into pre-Islam Arabia
10.15.18  The New Yorker  ||  Interesting

Rosemary extract water drink can improve memory by up to 15 percent
10.15.18  SAGE Journals  ||  Health

Freshwater ecosystems filter pollutants before they reach oceans
10.15.18  University of Minnesota  ||  Earth

Brief: affect explains conflicting findings on motivated distance perception to rewards
10.13.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Largest known population of brown dwarfs amongst newborn stars identified in the Orion Nebula
10.13.18  NASA  ||  Space

Ice Age cave Arene Candide in the Liguria region of Italy sheds light on Paleolithic funerary customs
10.13.18  Archaeology Magazine  ||  Interesting

Artificial antioxidant TEMPO is 100 times faster than vitamin E at converting free radicals
10.13.18  University of British Columbia  ||  Health

Active galactic nuclei and star formation appear to grow together and contribute to luminosity
10.12.18  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Category learning can be influenced by where an object is in the field of vision
10.12.18  University of California  ||  Interesting

Shrines and ritual artifacts from the ancient society of Thera found on the island of Santorini
10.12.18  Greek Reporter  ||  Interesting

Myrislignan in nutmeg has a strong protective effect against liver damage
10.12.18  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Tropical moths in elevated mountains tend to be larger
10.12.18  University of Jena  ||  Earth

Article about the customer reviews most likely to influence purchasing decisions
10.11.18  The Conversation  ||  Interesting

Collapse of massive star iPTF 14gqr resulted in very little mass being ejected
10.11.18  Carnegie Institution  ||  Space

Exploring two structures part of the pilgrimage for rain god Chahk at Cara Blanca in Belize
10.11.18  University of Illinois  ||  Interesting

Plant compound rutin has therapeutic effect on complications from snakebites
10.11.18  Public Library of Science  ||  Health

Movement of magma rising through the crust leads to smaller, more frequent eruptions
10.11.18  Michigan Technological University  ||  Earth

Mental training can cultivate care, compassion and even altruistically motivated behavior
10.10.18  University of Wurzburg  ||  Interesting

High levels of scandium discovered near Milky Way's supermassive black hole were an optical illusion
10.10.18  Lund University  ||  Space

Statues and ritual artifacts unearthed in the cave Buddhism grottoes in Mantangchuan, China
10.10.18  Chinese Academy of Social Sciences  ||  Interesting

Amino acid known as alanine produces a short-term lowering of glucose levels
10.10.18  Joslin Diabetes Center  ||  Health

Some hurricanes are moving more slowly, spending increased time over land
10.10.18  University of Wisconsin  ||  Earth

Mapping where subjective feelings are located in the body
10.08.18  British Psychological Society  ||  Interesting

Brown dwarf and white dwarf star collision was thought to be a nova in 1670
10.08.18  Keele University  ||  Space

2300-year-old large family grave reveals local burial traditions in Canakkale, Turkey
10.08.18  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Eating habits and timing affect skin's protection against sun
10.08.18  Cell Press  ||  Health

Rapid movement of the snap-trap with which the carnivorous plant catches its prey
10.08.18  University of Freiburg  ||  Earth

Consumers respond more to warm/cold advertising messages depending on the temperature they feel
10.06.18  Massey University  ||  Interesting

Stars zooming towards the Galactic Center and outward indicate they may be traveling between galaxies
10.06.18  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Skulls and statue that may depict a kneeling figure holding a human head found at Gobekli Tepe
10.06.18  Science Magazine  ||  Interesting

Blueberry vinegar has potential to improve memory in people with amnesia
10.06.18  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Day-time naps aid ability to acquire information not consciously perceived
10.05.18  University of Bristol  ||  Interesting

Measuring multiwavelength light curves of two flares from Milky Way's supermassive black hole
10.05.18  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Previously unknown hieroglyphic inscriptions on the rocks near the temple of Hathor in Egypt
10.05.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Almonds boost levels of HDL cholesterol while improving the way it removes cholesterol from body
10.05.18  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Health

Seismic patterns help forecast eruptions from quiet stratovolcanoes
10.05.18  Earth Magazine  ||  Earth

Why a brief jog sharpens the mind, boosting attentional control and perceptual speed
10.04.18  British Psychological Society  ||  Interesting

Afterglow of a powerful gamma ray burst that produced no gamma rays detectable at Earth
10.04.18  University of Toronto  ||  Space

Rare Roman statues including of Aprohodite unearthed in the city of Jerash in Jordan
10.04.18  ANSAmed  ||  Interesting

Low-dose aspirin daily may help women lower their risk of developing ovarian cancer
10.04.18  Moffitt Cancer Center  ||  Health

Mantle minerals provide insight into deep Earth's composition
10.04.18  Michigan State University  ||  Earth

How people intuitively decide whether behavior is moral or immoral
10.02.18  North Carolina State University  ||  Interesting

Glowing ultraviolet and X-ray light in systems could indicate potential black hole merger
10.02.18  NASA  ||  Space

7300-year-old pottery shaped as a female head with a smile found at Shuangdun village in China
10.02.18  Xinhua  ||  Interesting

Natural product Fisetin has potential to reduce levels of damaged cells and slow aging
10.02.18  University of Minnesota  ||  Health

Cobra cannibalism is more widespread than initially thought
10.02.18  Ecological Society of America  ||  Earth

Outlining a method for verifying the accuracy of eye-witness memories
10.01.18  British Psychological Society  ||  Interesting

Nearly the entire sky in the early Universe is glowing with Lyman-alpha emission
10.01.18  European Space Observatory  ||  Space

Use of amulets in early Christian history and the association with the Gospel of healing
10.01.18  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Drinking more water reduces bladder infections in women
10.01.18  University of Texas  ||  Health

Cloud cover has decreased over the beaches between Los Angeles and San Diego since the 1970s
10.01.18  Earth Magazine  ||  Earth

Brief: dominance biases in the perception and memory for the faces of powerholders
9.29.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Tail of hot gas behind a group of galaxies that is falling into the Abell 2142 cluster
9.29.18  NASA  ||  Space

Discovery of an ancient Turkic monument surrounded by 14 pillars with inscriptions
9.29.18  Osaka University  ||  Interesting

Substance from coralberry leaves relieves shortness of breath and spasms related to asthma
9.29.18  University of Bonn  ||  Health

New observations and constraints on four of Milky Way's dwarf galaxy neighbors
9.28.18  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Coffee-like scent creates expectation for students that they will perform better on tests
9.28.18  Stevens Institute of Technology  ||  Interesting

Artifacts including wooden ritual masks provide insight into indigenous people of Alaska
9.28.18  University of Aberdeen  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D supplementation may lower risk of overweight children developing metabolic disease
9.28.18  European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology  ||  Health

Tiny processes in clouds drive storm system longevity over the central United States
9.28.18  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Malevolent traits of personality share a common "dark core", more likely to have more than one
9.26.18  University of Copenhagen  ||  Interesting

Luminous blue variable eruptions result from clumps of material launched spaceward by intense light
9.26.18  Simons Foundation  ||  Space

Research on Israelite cosmology and the orientation of Iron Age houses
9.26.18  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Regular use of aspirin has ability to help in the treatment of some cancers
9.26.18  Cardiff University  ||  Health

Nanoparticles derived from green mango peel could help remediate oil sludge in contaminated soil
9.26.18  University of South Australia  ||  Earth

Several home stars identified as possible origin location for interstellar object Oumuamua
9.25.18  Max Planck Society  ||  Space

Factors that contribute to effectiveness of negative political advertising
9.25.18  INFORMS  ||  Interesting

Roman-era edifice with a chamber likely used for rituals found near Giza's Mit Rahina in Egypt
9.25.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Antioxidant therapy prevents vision loss when added to standard-of-care on rare birth defect
9.25.18  University of Buffalo  ||  Health

Seasonal reservoir filling/emptying in India deforms rock and may trigger earthquakes
9.25.18  Seismological Society of America  ||  Earth

Why it doesn't get dark when blinking and understanding how perception and memory interact
9.24.18  German Primate Center  ||  Interesting

Findings suggest black holes may lurk in most ultra-compact dwarf remnants of galaxies
9.24.18  University of Utah  ||  Space

Egyptian magic spell papyrus shows two bird-like creatures being connected by something
9.24.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Research on how dietary fiber helps the intestine maintain gut health
9.24.18  University of California  ||  Health

Molecular signal that helps plant cells decide when to make oil identified
9.24.18  Brookhaven National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Nudge-type strategies often out perform traditional ones when trying to influence behavior
9.22.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Analysis of sixteen galaxy clusters reveals a 3D ellipsoidal shape
9.22.18  INAF  ||  Space

Inca structures in Atacama Desert identify/predict equinoxes, solstices and astronomic events
9.22.18  ALMA Observatory  ||  Interesting

Resveratrol may exert a potent/specific effect on the neuronal plasticity in elderly brains
9.22.18  Neural Regeneration Research  ||  Health

How ad heroes emotionally move people and connect them to their brands
9.20.18  Radboud University  ||  Interesting

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