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Article about how unconscious voice changes can provide insight into emotional experiences
12.15.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Starspots that are bigger last longer and starspots on cooler stars decay more slowly
12.15.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Prehistoric menhir standing stone found at Bronze Age site near Bern in Switzerland
12.15.17  The Local  ||  Interesting

Drinking hot tea every day linked to lower risk of developing glaucoma
12.15.17  Asian News International  ||  Health

Antarctic krill behavior could accelerate the transport of atmospheric carbon to deep ocean
12.15.17  British Antarctic Survey  ||  Earth

Babies shown books with faces or objects that are individually named tend to learn more
12.14.17  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Starving white dwarfs have sudden bursts of consumption and can have strong magnetic fields
12.14.17  University of Canterbury  ||  Space

Statue of Greek goddess Artemis, cemetery and child burials discovered in Aswan
12.14.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Grape seed extract can strengthen dentin and extend longevity of resin fillings
12.14.17  University of Illinois  ||  Health

Nuances that distinguish 3 categories of compounds that impact upper atmospheric ozone layer
12.14.17  NASA  ||  Earth

Weak points in structure of extragalactic jets may be what causes them to collapse into plumes
12.13.17  Cosmos Magazine  ||  Space

Impact of social information on group performances in collective estimation tasks
12.13.17  CNRS  ||  Interesting

Utilizing satellites to identify Afghanistan's lost empires and remote sites
12.13.17  Science Magazine  ||  Interesting

Breast milk protein could be used to give foods cancer-fighting and immune-boosting properties
12.13.17  A*STAR  ||  Health

Varied responses of plants when experiencing a solar eclipse
12.13.17  American Society of Agronomy  ||  Earth

Mechanisms that are fueling jets of material blasting away from black hole in Centaurus A
12.12.17  ICRAR  ||  Space

Putting an unusual object in a spot where it will capture attention is effective reminder
12.12.17  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Temple with statues of Buddha and the Heavenly Kings found at Daqincun village in Shandong
12.12.17  Chinese Academy of Social Sciences  ||  Interesting

Intestinal bacteria from high fiber diet may protect against diabetes
12.12.17  University of Eastern Finland  ||  Health

Importance of seabed landscape for fish conservation and fishery management
12.12.17  University of Glasgow  ||  Earth

Analyzing the secular evolution of stellar bars in spinning dark matter halos
12.11.17  arXiver  ||  Space

Self-control varies depending on importance; asking to justify choice can augment self-control
12.11.17  Arizona State University  ||  Interesting

12000-year-old fish hooks placed in a burial ritual uncovered on Indonesia's Alor Island
12.11.17  Australian National University  ||  Interesting

Cruciferous vegetables and soy associated with fewer side effects of breast cancer treatment
12.11.17  Georgetown University  ||  Health

Dually linked eddies mix water and transport marine creatures at high speed and long distances
12.11.17  University of Liverpool  ||  Earth

Influence of time pressure on the willingness of people to cooperate together
12.09.17  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Structures of the minispiral located around Milky Way's supermassive black hole
12.09.17  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Two New Kingdom era tombs with vast funerary collections opened at Luxor necropolis
12.09.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Nitrate-rich beet juice relaxes blood vessels to help high altitude acclimatization
12.09.17  Gemini  ||  Health

Brief: time on task affects mind wandering and visual working memory
12.08.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Velocities of the material in star clusters influence populations of different sized stars
12.08.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Ruins of 800-year-old royal temple identified near Changbai Mountain in China
12.08.17  Chinese Academy of Social Sciences  ||  Interesting

Possible life-extending properties of homemade cheese/yogurt from the Carpathian Mountains
12.08.17  Abertay University  ||  Health

Factors that determine why majoid crabs adorn their surface with items from surroundings
12.08.17  University of Delaware  ||  Earth

Research indicates relationship between self-respect and assertive behavior
12.07.17  British Psychological Society  ||  Interesting

Quasar winds directly linked to rate of star formation within host galaxies
12.07.17  European Space Agency  ||  Space

Mapping Venezuelan petroglyphs depicting rituals and animals/humans in the Atures Rapids
12.07.17  University College London  ||  Interesting

Canola oil associated with worsened memory and learning ability in people with Alzheimer's
12.07.17  Temple University  ||  Health

Global alteration in annual water flow due to forest vegetation changes
12.07.17  University of British Columbia  ||  Earth

Brand loyalty can encourage excessive purchasing and impulse-buying
12.06.17  University of Portsmouth  ||  Interesting

Supermassive black hole detected in a quasar from the Epoch of Reionization in early Universe
12.06.17  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Space

Incense altar with bull relief found at possible Edomite temple in Israel's Lachish region
12.06.17  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Phenols and flavonoids in tea/ginger and fruits/vegetables protect against Zika and Dengue
12.06.17  National University of Singapore  ||  Health

Scenarios for using neutrino detectors to monitor nuclear interim storage facilities
12.06.17  University of Mainz  ||  Earth

Star formation processes in the filament hub of giant molecular cloud Monoceros R2
12.05.17  arXiver  ||  Space

Ability to train and improve perceptual abilities of the various senses
12.05.17  The Conversation  ||  Interesting

Viking-era whetstone carved with runes discovered in Oslo in Norway
12.05.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to reduced allergy risk of asthma/rhinitis in children
12.05.17  Karolinska Institutet  ||  Health

Combination of crystallizing admixture and wax-based curing agent slows concrete deterioration
12.05.17  Brunel University  ||  Earth

Components of mindfulness intervention affect attention and emotion regulation differently
12.04.17  Brown University  ||  Interesting

Size constraints of neutron stars prior to merging and forming a black hole
12.04.17  Heidelberg Institute  ||  Space

Part of an earlier shrine uncovered at Al-Imam Al-Shafie mosque in Old Cairo
12.04.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D supplements improve markers of bone turnover in people with chronic kidney disease
12.04.17  Gulf Bend Center  ||  Health

Earthquakes in mountainous regions are bigger because tectonic plates collide faster
12.04.17  Springer  ||  Earth

Brief: episodic specificity induction impacts generation of alternative future events
12.02.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Pair of giant black holes known as J0045+41 originally misidentified as part of Andromeda
12.02.17  NASA  ||  Space

Documenting the tomb of Queen Khennuwa below the pyramid at Meroe in Sudan
12.02.17  German Archaeological Institute  ||  Interesting

Compounds in Drynaria Rhizome that improve memory and reduce Alzheimer's characteristics
12.02.17  Frontiers  ||  Health

Reading information aloud to yourself improves consolidation of it to long-term memory
12.01.17  University of Waterloo  ||  Interesting

Examining why the Sun's brightness fluctuates; can be applied to distant stars as well
12.01.17  Max Planck Society  ||  Space

Pendants and burial ornaments provide insight into the culture at Sungir Upper Paleolithic site
12.01.17  Popular Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Dietary fat determines whether stem cells are converted into bone cells or fat cells
12.01.17  University of Texas  ||  Health

Dogs lick their mouths as a response to angry human faces
12.01.17  University of Lincoln  ||  Earth

Recurring nightmares and negative dream interpretation may reflect daily frustrations
11.30.17  Springer  ||  Interesting

Analysis of how to calibrate red clump stars as standard candles to measure distance
11.30.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Two Old Kingdom statues and New Kingdom offering stele unearthed near Khnum temple in Egypt
11.30.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Consuming breakfast normalizes the expression of genes that regulate body weight and glucose
11.30.17  AF of Tel Aviv University  ||  Health

Thunderstorms produce radioactivity by triggering nuclear reactions in the atmosphere
11.30.17  The Conversation  ||  Earth

Eye contact between infant and adult helps synchronize brain wave activity
11.29.17  University of Cambridge  ||  Interesting

Analyzing properties of faint and unknown galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field
11.29.17  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Clay seals reveal government activity took place in Israel during time of David and Solomon
11.29.17  Mississippi State University  ||  Interesting

Combining raw almonds, dark chocolate and cocoa lowers levels of bad cholesterol
11.29.17  American Heart Association  ||  Health

Average time between volcanic super-eruptions is much less than previously estimated
11.29.17  University of Bristol  ||  Earth

Making transparent materials have the ability to absorb light
11.29.17  Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology  ||  Technology

How to reduce the influence of false information and the difficulty in doing so
11.28.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Eleven low-mass infant stars forming near Milky Way's supermassive black hole
11.28.17  ALMA Observatory  ||  Space

Two-humped camel cave painting from the Upper Paleolithic age found in the Ural Mountains
11.28.17  International Business Times  ||  Interesting

Dietary supplement glucosamine reduces brain hyperexcitability related to seizures and epilepsy
11.28.17  University of Alabama  ||  Health

Influence of the Himalayan river system on the ancient Indus Civilization
11.28.17  Imperial College London  ||  Earth

Measuring the proper motion for fifteen stars in the Sculptor galaxy
11.27.17  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

Reputation improves for people who give without calculation
11.27.17  Yale University  ||  Interesting

Maya religious pendant etched with hieroglyphics found in Nim Li Punit in southern Belize
11.27.17  University of California  ||  Interesting

Neurofeedback training can reduce the severity of tinnitus or even eliminate it
11.27.17  Radiological Society of North America  ||  Health

Floods play important role in maintaining healthy river ecosystems
11.27.17  Oregon State University  ||  Earth

Beneficial effects of backward planning when undertaking a complex task
11.25.17  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

High abundance of Beryllium-7 in the material ejected from Nova Sagittarii no. 2
11.25.17  INAF  ||  Space

Wooden circular bonfire monument in Avebury may predate Stonehenge by 800 years
11.25.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Resveratrol has ability to reduce neuronal damage in cerebral ischemia
11.25.17  Neural Regeneration Research  ||  Health

Brief: gaze aversions as an overt attentional disengagement mechanism
11.24.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Research on how the duration of the magnetic cycle of a star depends on its rotation
11.24.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Gold Bird tomb from Korea's Silla Dynasty contains artifacts associated with afterlife
11.24.17  Archaeology Magazine  ||  Interesting

Type of vitamin E called gamma tocopherol reduces airway inflammation related to asthma
11.24.17  University of North Carolina  ||  Health

Pore-scale wetting patterns and antecedent soil moisture alter carbon dynamics
11.24.17  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Single planet can excite more than one spiral arm in protoplanetary disks
11.23.17  arXiver  ||  Space

Personifying places can boost travel intentions in people who assign anthropomorphic traits
11.23.17  Queensland University of Technology  ||  Interesting

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