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Meaningless accelerating scores can serve as effective motivators to yield better performance
7.15.17  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Young stars clumped together in clusters while emanating high-energy light in W51
7.15.17  NASA  ||  Space

Examining engravings/markings on the 11000-year-old Shigir Idol wooden sculpture
7.15.17  Siberian Times  ||  Interesting

Ability of hibiscus leaf to help treat melanoma
7.15.17  Wiley  ||  Health

Brief: emotion expression modulates perception of animacy from faces
7.14.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Potential to detect self-interacting dark matter in low-mass dwarf galaxies
7.14.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Carbon dating confirms age of a 3800-year-old red pottery bird statue found in Xinzhai
7.14.17  Chinese Academy of Social Sciences  ||  Interesting

Fermented-red clover extract prevents menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes and bone loss
7.14.17  Aarhus University  ||  Health

Squirrels remember problem-solving techniques for long periods and apply them to new situations
7.14.17  University of Exeter  ||  Earth

Research overview about detecting deception by monitoring eye movement and activity
7.13.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Differences that contribute to spiral and ellpitical galaxies rotating at different speeds
7.13.17  SISSA  ||  Space

Diet of ancient people of Easter Island indicates adaptation/resilience rather than ecocide
7.13.17  University of Bristol  ||  Interesting

Carnitine deficiency might be involved in triggering mild forms of autism
7.13.17  Baylor University  ||  Health

Ancient plankton-like microfossils span over two continents
7.13.17  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Earth

Phobia related to seeing clusters of round shapes may be caused by aversion to parasites
7.12.17  University of Kent  ||  Interesting

One of the smallest stars ever identified called EBLM J0555-57Ab is about the size of Saturn
7.12.17  University of Cambridge  ||  Space

Ancestors of Stonehenge people could be buried at House of the Dead monument in Wiltshire
7.12.17  University of Reading  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy can be detrimental to child development
7.12.17  University of Surrey  ||  Health

Brazilian plant known as Miconia affinis is capable of colonizing deforested areas
7.12.17  Sao Paulo Research Foundation  ||  Earth

Measuring the wave characteristics of light in super-slow motion
7.12.17  University of Erlangen-Nuremberg  ||  Technology

Generous actions and intentions trigger brain changes that make people feel happier
7.11.17  University of Zurich  ||  Interesting

Examining processes that contribute to extreme variability of some quasars
7.11.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Wooden hut associated with St Columba on the island of Iona dates to correct time period
7.11.17  University of Glasgow  ||  Interesting

Stimulant component of areca nuts shown to have anticancer properties in some situations
7.11.17  Emory University  ||  Health

Rainfall variation complicates strategies to manage nitrogen runoff in waterways
7.11.17  Carnegie Institution  ||  Earth

Mapping molecules and the structure inside remnant of Supernova 1987A
7.10.17  ALMA Observatory  ||  Space

How individuals experience the psychological effects of power and powerlessness
7.10.17  University of California  ||  Interesting

1200-year-old pre-Inca tomb containing mostly women from the Wari empire in Peru
7.10.17  Science & Scholarship in Poland  ||  Interesting

Carbohydrate found in cranberries can benefit the gut microbiome
7.10.17  University of Massachusetts  ||  Health

Research on magmatic intrusions and the structure of volcanic plumbing systems
7.10.17  University of Oregon  ||  Earth

Brief: when truth-based labeling affects perceived plausibility of different kinds of stories
7.08.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Stardust grains in the early Solar System linked to Asymptotic Giant Branch stars
7.08.17  University of Edinburgh  ||  Space

5000-year-old rock art that depicts a nativity scene found in the Egyptian Sahara desert
7.08.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Tianshengyuan-1 increases telomerase activity to treat blood cell deficiency and cancer
7.08.17  University of California  ||  Health

Research on how hypnosis influences regions of the brain while receiving visual stimulus
7.07.17  University of Jena  ||  Interesting

Progenitors of quenched galaxies when they were forming stars at an earlier cosmic epoch
7.07.17  National Astronomical Observatory JP  ||  Space

One of the oldest churches in Britain unearthed on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne
7.07.17  The Church Times  ||  Interesting

Producing a golden-orange fleshed banana that is rich in pro-vitamin A
7.07.17  University of Queensland  ||  Health

Organogelator-cellulose composite material for practical/eco-friendly marine oil-spill recovery
7.07.17  Wiley  ||  Earth

Hand movements reveal struggle to choose the long-term goal over short-term temptation
7.06.17  Ohio State University  ||  Interesting

How gravity creates compact cores from which stars form in the interstellar medium
7.06.17  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Secret passageway discovered near the Pyramid of the Moon in ancient city of Teotihuacan
7.06.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Extracts from sea sponges and marine organisms that could be used to treat tuberculosis
7.06.17  University of Central Florida  ||  Health

Falling sea level caused volcanos to overflow in Earth's distant past
7.06.17  Helmholtz Centre  ||  Earth

Gaze direction affects sensitivity to sounds and reaction times to stimuli
7.05.17  University College London  ||  Interesting

Fastest-moving stars in Milky Way likely originated in the Large Magellanic Cloud
7.05.17  University of Cambridge  ||  Space

Face of the Lady of Cao whose remains were found in the Huaca Cao Viejo pyramid in Peru
7.05.17  British Broadcasting Corporation  ||  Interesting

Nutrient lutein in colored vegetables/fruits can suppress inflammation
7.05.17  Linkoping University  ||  Health

Essential microbiological interactions that keep oceans stable
7.05.17  University of Warwick  ||  Earth

Examining the Whirlpool galaxy to understand how black hole blasts occur and spread
7.04.17  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Experiencing a jilting effect tends to drive people to no longer be content with status quo
7.04.17  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Interesting

Excavations at location of 1700-year-old mosaic in Adiyaman's Golbasi district
7.04.17  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Amino acid D-serine improves cognitive/motor control in people with atypical Rett syndrome
7.04.17  Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute  ||  Health

Magnetic attraction contributes to continental and oceanic motion phenomena
7.04.17  CORDIS  ||  Earth

Owls' wings provide insight into limiting noise from wind turbines and airplanes
7.04.17  Institute of Physics  ||  Technology

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