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Study Brief: action goals and temporal distance affect prospection
5.15.13  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Observation of cosmic clouds/interstellar dust forming a ribbon in Orion
5.15.13  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Ancient geoglyphs uncovered at the Harrat desert in Jordan
5.15.13  Past Horizons Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Mouthrinse is effective in reducing plaque and gingivitis
5.15.13  Academy of General Dentistry  ||  Health

Keeping fruit/vegetables and cut flowers fresh longer
5.15.13  American Chemical Society  ||  Earth

A take on how to create a garden habitat on Mars utilizing a robot
5.15.13  Universe Today  ||  Technology

Article about being ethically consistent and various reasoning patterns
5.14.13  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Unrecognized class of gamma-ray bursts identified from supergiant stars
5.14.13  NASA  ||  Space

Maya pyramid in Belize bulldozed by construction crew
5.14.13  British Broadcasting Company  ||  Interesting

Fish oil hinders effects of junk food on the brain
5.14.13  University of Liverpool  ||  Health

Hurricanes/tropical storms lift bacteria high into the atmosphere
5.14.13  Earth Magazine  ||  Earth

Certain strategies for facing adversity lessen impact of anxiety
5.13.13  University of Illinois  ||  Interesting

Abell S1077 galaxy cluster details revealed through gravitational lensing
5.13.13  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

Hanging Garden of Babylon may actually have been created in Nineveh
5.13.13  University of Oxford  ||  Interesting

Method allows for repairing and regenerating of damaged nerves
5.13.13  AF of Tel Aviv University  ||  Health

Brain subconsciously detects grammar errors in the absence of awareness
5.13.13  University of Oregon  ||  Interesting

Link between binary star systems and the spiral structure of the Milky Way
5.13.13  European Space Agency  ||  Space

Earth's inner core moves at a different pace than the rest of the planet
5.13.13  Australian National University  ||  Earth

Experiments test how markets affect moral values
5.11.13  University of Bonn  ||  Interesting

Galaxies in the ancient Universe were cooler than predicted
5.11.13  University of Sussex  ||  Space

Rune stone rediscovered near Vaxhol in Sweden, 1000 years old
5.11.13  Stockholm University  ||  Interesting

Exposure to proper amount of sunlight can help reduce blood pressure
5.11.13  University of Edinburgh  ||  Health

News briefs: object-based attention without awareness, visual memory
5.10.13  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Yellow supergiant star explosion confirmed, process needs further analysis
5.10.13  Kavli Institute  ||  Space

Elephant's tomb in the Carmona necropolis may have been a Mithraic temple
5.10.13  Past Horizons Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Soy and tomato pairing is effective in preventing prostate cancer
5.10.13  University of Illinois  ||  Health

Plants use underground networks to warn neighbors of attack
5.10.13  Natural Environment Research Council  ||  Earth

Article about effects from a divide between the actual/idealized self
5.09.13  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Observation reveals dying stars polluted with planetary debris
5.09.13  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

Egyptian wedding certificate helps authenticate controversial Biblical text
5.09.13  American Chemical Society  ||  Interesting

Peppers and other vegetables with nicotine help prevent Parkinson's
5.09.13  Wiley  ||  Health

The differing influences of proximity on communication
5.09.13  Harvard University  ||  Interesting

Stars ejected from binary systems collide to create new type of supernova
5.09.13  NewScientist  ||  Space

Exploring how to harvest electricity directly from plants
5.09.13  University of Georgia  ||  Technology

Research on eternal flames and the presence of natural gas underground
5.09.13  Indiana University  ||  Earth

Voters tends to be less partisan on issues than indicated by polls
5.08.13  Public Library of Science  ||  Interesting

Cluster of hydrogen clouds identified between two nearby galaxies
5.08.13  National Radio Astronomy Observatory  ||  Space

Rock paintings uncovered in the city of Aydin in Turkey, 7500 years old
5.08.13  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Liver hazardous substance found in some forms of cinnamon products
5.08.13  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Theta brainwaves reflect ability to overcome built-in bias
5.08.13  Brown University  ||  Interesting

Observations reveal a pulsar with unexpected behaviors
5.08.13  University of Manchester  ||  Space

Supernova remnants found in Earth fossils dating back 2 million years
5.08.13  Technical University of Munich  ||  Earth

Study Brief: self-knowledge affects accuracy of social perceptions
5.07.13  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Heating mechanisms near supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies
5.07.13  European Space Agency  ||  Space

People in Eurasia might have used words in common with today 15000 years ago
5.07.13  University of Reading  ||  Interesting

Diet high in protein and low in carbohydrates improves fertility in women
5.07.13  ACOG  ||  Health

Plant biology advances target goal to help feed growing population
5.07.13  University of Western Australia  ||  Earth

Media reports may subconsciously trigger symptoms of a disease
5.06.13  Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz  ||  Interesting

Utilizing black holes to measure the Universe's expansion
5.06.13  AF of Tel Aviv University  ||  Space

Astronomical alignment found at a southern Peru pyramid with stone lines
5.06.13  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Magnesium is important for bone health in developing children
5.06.13  American Academy of Pediatrics  ||  Health

Rising sea levels threaten migratory birds at coastal wetlands
5.06.13  Agence France-Presse  ||  Earth

Self-affirmation improves problem-solving under stress
5.04.13  Public Library of Science  ||  Interesting

Enormous hot cloud of gas observed surrounding two colliding galaxies
5.04.13  NASA  ||  Space

Analyzing the remains of the Egyptian fortress of Jaffa on Israel's coast
5.04.13  Popular Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Rosemary aroma can help improve prospective memory
5.04.13  Northumbria University  ||  Health

Overview about the tendencies of attention/poor listening comprehension
5.03.13  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Birth of blue supergiant star detected, possible new mode of star formation
5.03.13  National Astronomical Observatory JP  ||  Space

Chambers found beneath the Temple of Quetzacoatl in Teotihuacan
5.03.13  ArtDaily  ||  Interesting

Dark chocolate increases calmness and contentedness
5.03.13  Swinburne University of Technology  ||  Health

Report outlines estimated cost for universal access to energy
5.03.13  Institute of Physics  ||  Technology

Related plants shown to be used for herbal medicine in different regions
5.03.13  Royal Botanic Gardens  ||  Earth

Article on the mind's tendency to follow the path of least resistance
5.02.13  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Observation of star formation at an interstellar cloud in Sagittarius
5.02.13  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Agriculture origins in China pushed back another 12000 years
5.02.13  Stanford University  ||  Interesting

High levels of toxic metals found in some cosmetics
5.02.13  University of California  ||  Health

Personal investment in a virtual self can alter actual perceptions
5.02.13  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Interesting

Methods to probe the Universe's shape from the sound of space-time
5.02.13  Princeton University  ||  Space

Mapping magnetic reconnection/plasma particles in Earth's magnetosphere
5.02.13  European Space Agency  ||  Earth

Article about how magic tricks exploit perception tendencies
5.01.13  The Conversation  ||  Interesting

The Sun likely won't terminate as the typical planetary nebula
5.01.13  Universe Today  ||  Space

Burial ground gives clues to Southeast Asian civilization 6000 years ago
5.01.13  Australian National University  ||  Interesting

Diabetes may be triggered by infections carried by animals
5.01.13  Natural Environment Research Council  ||  Health

Hidden map in a plant's buds shown to control leaf/petal shape
5.01.13  John Innes Centre  ||  Earth

Experiencing connections in one's environment enhances sense of meaning of life
4.30.13  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Detailed image reveals distant Universe and activity sources
4.30.13  National Radio Astronomy Observatory  ||  Space

Stone structure temple ruins unearthed in Russia, over 5000 years old
4.30.13  Pravda.Ru  ||  Interesting

A foul-smelling gas shows health benefits in reducing joint swelling
4.30.13  University of Exeter  ||  Health

Analysis of how riots create an atmosphere of irrational behavior
4.30.13  University of Copenhagen  ||  Interesting

Investigating if antimatter acts under an anti-gravity force
4.30.13  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  ||  Space

Effects from pollution particles on fair-weather clouds
4.30.13  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Article about how ideas/things can catch on and rapidly spread
4.29.13  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Galaxy found turning gas into stars with almost 100 percent efficiency
4.29.13  McGill University  ||  Space

Green tea extract has potential for weight control/regulating glucose
4.29.13  Springer  ||  Health

Artifacts and remains from ancient settlements in the United Arab Emirates
4.29.13  Abu Dhabi Media  ||  Interesting

Extreme political attitudes often arise from an illusion of understanding
4.29.13  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Image shows the remnants and wisps of gas from a supernova in Dorado
4.29.13  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

Plants respond to rising temperature to aid atmosphere in cooling
4.29.13  IIASA  ||  Earth

Unlocking fusion power potential by understanding turbulence in plasmas
4.29.13  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Technology

Physical acts of completion often provide a sense of closure/contentedness
4.27.13  University of Chicago  ||  Interesting

Mysterious hot spots observed in a nearby red supergiant star
4.27.13  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Petroglyphs of a priest/wise-man and other symbols found in Veracruz
4.27.13  ArtDaily  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D proven to boost energy from within the cells
4.27.13  Newcastle University  ||  Health

Research briefings on attention cues, bet hedging, self-views/anxiety link
4.26.13  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

A look back at an extremely active time near the core of the Milky Way
4.26.13  Vanderbilt University  ||  Space

Mangos have positive effect on blood sugar and help limit inflammation
4.26.13  Oklahoma State University  ||  Health

Luxor findings: Ramses era pyramid, wall paintings in the tomb of Amenhotep
4.26.13  University of Liege  ||  Interesting

Tapping into the rich resource of bioactive compounds in plants
4.26.13  RIKEN  ||  Earth

Bursts of star birth can hinder future galaxy growth
4.25.13  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

Patterns prompt ability to recall social webs and associations
4.25.13  Cornell University  ||  Interesting

Early Maya pyramid and plaza unearthed, solar observatory for rituals
4.25.13  University of Arizona  ||  Interesting

Pine bark extract has potential to reduce cataract risk
4.25.13  University of Western Ontario  ||  Health

Article discusses the idea of reviving extinct species
4.25.13  National Geographic Society  ||  Earth

Technique improves outcome predictions and limits memory retrieval biases
4.24.13  University College London  ||  Interesting

Solar flux ropes observed for the first time in the Sun
4.24.13  U.S. Naval Research Laboratory  ||  Space

A 1200 year old Mahaveer statue with lions/serpents found in Dindigul
4.24.13  Times of India  ||  Interesting

Health risk from microscopic dust particles found in underground railways
4.24.13  University of Southampton  ||  Health

Wildfires can burn hot without destroying soil
4.24.13  American Geophysical Union  ||  Earth

Article about how emotion triggers action/change rather than only reason
4.23.13  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Universality of circular polarization in star and planet forming regions
4.23.13  National Astronomical Observatory JP  ||  Space

Overview of the messages in ancient rock art found in the Carolinas
4.23.13  Charlotte Observer  ||  Interesting

Benefits of vitamin E on heart health and blood vessel function
4.23.13  Ohio State University  ||  Health

Visual threat biases change when surrounded by group members
4.23.13  Michigan State University  ||  Interesting

Surprising star formation near the Milky Way's supermassive black hole
4.23.13  National Radio Astronomy Observatory  ||  Space

Auroras from the Northern/Southern Lights shed light on solar flares
4.23.13  University of Glasgow  ||  Earth

Ability for what is being held/touched to affect decision-making
4.22.13  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Analyzing the disappearing streak from the young PV Cephei star
4.22.13  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

The first Temple of Jupiter Stator uncovered at Palatine Hill in Rome
4.22.13  Italy Magazine  ||  Interesting

Grapes reduce inflammation and protect organs against metabolic syndrome
4.22.13  University of Michigan  ||  Health

Methods to restore badly-degraded forests/grasslands worldwide
4.22.13  National Environmental Research Program  ||  Earth

Brief: how emotional inconsistency extracts concessions in negotiation
4.20.13  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Imaging of the supernova remnants observed from explosion 1000 years ago
4.20.13  NASA  ||  Space

Excavation of a Late Paleolithic site at Ouriakos around the Aegean
4.20.13  Antiquity  ||  Interesting

Comparison of nutrient compound levels in whole-grain rice varieties
4.20.13  United States Department of Agriculture  ||  Health

Galaxies aligned with dark filaments in void areas of the Universe
4.19.13  NewScientist  ||  Space

Tendency to have beliefs that are subconsciously known to be false
4.19.13  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Stonehenge area occupied 5000 years earlier than thought
4.19.13  British Broadcasting Company  ||  Interesting

Protein in egg whites can help reduce blood pressure
4.19.13  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Methods to improve biodiversity conservation
4.19.13  Pensoft Publishers  ||  Earth

Analysis of the form and evolution of quasars around black holes
4.18.13  SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory  ||  Space

Structured reflection on roles/tasks improves team performance
4.18.13  University of Alabama  ||  Interesting

Rare ritual bath excavated from the Second Temple period in Jerusalem
4.18.13  Israel Antiquities Authority  ||  Interesting

Examination of mediterranean diet's health effects for older adults
4.18.13  Gerontological Society of America  ||  Health

Thinking style risk factor for depression can be contagious to others
4.18.13  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Galaxy emissions from a distant blazar deviate from expectations
4.18.13  University of California  ||  Space

Food safety/bioterrorism defense may benefit from improved detection test
4.18.13  University of Missouri  ||  Technology

Cutting certain pollutants would slow sea level rise
4.18.13  UCAR  ||  Earth

Amount of attention to various arguments depends on mood of individual
4.17.13  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Research pinpoints and analyzes many galaxies in the early Universe
4.17.13  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Burrup rock art in Australia dated to be amongst the world's oldest
4.17.13  Australian Broadcast Corporation  ||  Interesting

More on Omega-3s being effective in stopping some forms of breast cancer
4.17.13  Fox Chase Cancer Center  ||  Health

Eliminating feelings of mental defeat can prevent anxiety/depression
4.17.13  University of Warwick  ||  Interesting

Unidentified gigantic radio galaxy discovered in recent survey
4.17.13  Netherlands Institute of Radio Astronomy  ||  Space

Limitations of environmental models and data sets in research
4.17.13  European Research Media Center  ||  Earth

Study briefing on how brooding minds inhibit negative material
4.16.13  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Probing the energy distribution of colliding and interacting galaxies
4.16.13  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Four shrines/circular structure found at a Gulf Coast pre-Columbian site
4.16.13  Past Horizons Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Brain development is guided by aspects of junk DNA
4.16.13  University of California  ||  Health

Analysis of age-related memory decline and methods to improve recall
4.16.13  University of Warwick  ||  Interesting

Detector possibly identifies the particle behind dark matter
4.16.13  Texas A&M University  ||  Space

A look at the changes in 90 percent of vegetation around the world
4.16.13  University of Zurich  ||  Earth

Psychological factors in society that can impact the economy
4.15.13  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Observation of the unique Palomar 2 globular star cluster
4.15.13  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

Ancient port and pyramid papyri discovered in Egypt, 4500 years old
4.15.13  Discovery  ||  Interesting

Emu oil has potential to treat common bowel diseases/intestinal damage
4.15.13  University of Adelaide  ||  Health

Air pollution hinders coral growth
4.15.13  University of Exeter  ||  Earth

Study confirms the mind's ability to control core body temperature
4.13.13  Public Library of Science  ||  Interesting

Inner-workings of Supernova remnant 1987A continue to be revealed
4.13.13  ICRAR  ||  Space

Ancient ruins being uncovered in the Turkmen desert sands
4.13.13  ArtDaily  ||  Interesting

Article on how compounds in apples can help prevent serious ailments
4.13.13  European Research Media Center  ||  Health

Choosing less during decision-making is often a form of protection
4.12.13  University of Toronto  ||  Interesting

Paper challenges ideas on inflation of the Universe from recent findings
4.12.13  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Monumental stone structure discovered beneath the Sea of Galilee
4.12.13  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Drinking milk at a young age can benefit the body/brain throughout life
4.12.13  American Society of Animal Science  ||  Health

Subconscious mental categories help brain sort through experiences
4.11.13  Princeton University  ||  Interesting

Ice cloud brings season change at Titan's south pole, useful data for Earth
4.11.13  NASA  ||  Space

Maya Long Count calendar and European calendar linked using temple data
4.11.13  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Interesting

Eating more fiber lowers risk of first-time stroke
4.11.13  American Heart Association  ||  Health

Lack of evidence for solar activity affecting earthquake activity
4.11.13  Natural Environment Research Council  ||  Earth

Balance between extrovert/introvert traits benefits closing deals in sales
4.10.13  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Image shows a dying star's transformation and surrounding planetary nebula
4.10.13  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Arctic artifacts and findings from a Yup'ik village at the Bering Sea
4.10.13  University of Aberdeen  ||  Interesting

New variety of broccoli has higher levels of health-promoting compound
4.10.13  Institute of Food Research  ||  Health

Linguistic communication mechanisms transcend modalities beyond speech
4.10.13  Public Library of Science  ||  Interesting

Lensing technique amplifies view of rare bordering galaxy pair
4.10.13  National Astronomical Observatory JP  ||  Space

Effects from dark lightning gamma rays in the atmosphere
4.10.13  Florida Institute of Technology  ||  Earth

Tendency for people to think others are staring at them
4.09.13  University of Sydney  ||  Interesting

Retired star identified with planets and a debris disc around it
4.09.13  European Space Agency  ||  Space

Several lines at Nazca suffer irreparable damage from machinery
4.09.13  Past Horizons Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Natural substances in green coffee beans help control blood sugar levels
4.09.13  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Future sea level rise jeopardizes terrestrial biodiversity on islands
4.09.13  University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna  ||  Earth

Results show how reframing stress can improve performance
4.08.13  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Observation of the dust structures in the NGC 2768 elliptical galaxy
4.08.13  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

Mound City in Chillicothe played major role in mortuary ceremonialism
4.08.13  Ohio Historical Society  ||  Interesting

Higher mercury levels in humans linked with increased diabetes risk
4.08.13  Indiana University  ||  Health

Sleeping immediately after traumatic events can make the memories worse
4.08.13  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Effects of supermassive black holes on star formation in their host galaxies
4.08.13  European Space Agency  ||  Space

Utilizing when plants communicate what type of light they want
4.08.13  Chalmers University of Technology  ||  Earth

Microalgae produces more oils for foods/fuels and other products
4.08.13  American Chemical Society  ||  Technology

Models explain tendency for behavior to become polarized
4.06.13  Stanford University  ||  Interesting

Star activity observations in the nearby Small Magellanic Cloud
4.06.13  NASA  ||  Space

Discoveries at the Badalpur Buddhist monastery in Pakistan, 2200 years old
4.06.13  Quaid-i-Azam University  ||  Interesting

Fish/high blood omega-3 levels reduce mortality risk
4.06.13  Harvard University  ||  Health

Near-death experience recall tends to be more vivid than real/false memories
4.05.13  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Misidentified crashing stars linked to massive radiation bursts
4.05.13  NewScientist  ||  Space

The cave known as Pluto's Gate identified from ruins in Turkey
4.05.13  Discovery  ||  Interesting

Vitamin P can help motor neurons in the brain recover
4.05.13  Ruhr-University Bochum  ||  Health

First meteorite from Mercury ever found
4.05.13  Washington University STL  ||  Earth

Negatives from brand humanization during a product backlash
4.04.13  Oregon State University  ||  Interesting

Most distant star explosion known to date identified
4.04.13  NASA  ||  Space

A religious Sumerian monumental structure possibly found, 4000 years old
4.04.13  Ur Region Archaeology Project  ||  Interesting

Article about the potent antioxidant benefits of Aronia berries
4.04.13  Yahoo!  ||  Health

Models indicate a much greener Arctic in the coming decades
4.04.13  American Museum of Natural History  ||  Earth

Body representation perceptions differ in children and adults
4.03.13  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Latest cosmic ray findings traced to either dark matter or pulsar particles
4.03.13  Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer Experiment  ||  Space

Maya remains and other agricultural discoveries at the buried village of Ceren
4.03.13  University of Cincinnati  ||  Interesting

Probiotics reduce intestinal flare-ups triggered by stress
4.03.13  University of Michigan  ||  Health

Research about social cohesion and the effect of migration on cooperation
4.03.13  Springer  ||  Interesting

Article about the size of various kinds of galaxies
4.03.13  Universe Today  ||  Space

Protecting historical sites by utilizing radar and satellites
4.03.13  European Space Agency  ||  Technology

Analysis of how faults form and grow in Earth's crust
4.03.13  University of Massachusetts  ||  Earth

Negative emotions from daily stress takes toll on long-term mental health
4.02.13  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Dark matter mapped throughout the Universe's entire history
4.02.13  European Space Agency  ||  Space

Buried city uncovered at Chhattisgarh in India, 2500 years old
4.02.13  Times of India  ||  Interesting

Overview of foods that can help fight inflammation
4.02.13  University of Alabama at Birmingham  ||  Health

Benefits on team dynamics from a fluidic structure instead of rigidness
4.02.13  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Interesting

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