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Research on how unconscious visual biases change the way people perceive objects
1.15.18  The Conversation  ||  Interesting

Evidence of early planetary rearrangement involving giant planets in the Solar System
1.15.18  Southwest Research Institute  ||  Space

Two Roman tombs uncovered at Beer El-Shaghala site in Egypt's Dakhla Oasis
1.15.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

B-group vitamins improve concentration among people experiencing first episode psychosis
1.15.18  Orygen  ||  Health

Micro-algae effectively removes pollutants from wastewater even at fluctuating levels
1.15.18  University of Arkansas  ||  Earth

Most effective mental strategies that people use to get through aversive challenges
1.14.18  British Psychological Society  ||  Interesting

Some supermassive black holes are triggered to grow, suddenly devouring a large amount of gas
1.14.18  AF of Tel Aviv University  ||  Space

Article about how Algeria's ancient pyramid tombs are still shrouded in mystery
1.14.18  Agence France-Presse  ||  Interesting

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in diet alter gene expression in obesity
1.14.18  American Physiological Society  ||  Health

Marine bacterium provide insight into the control of toxic metals
1.14.18  University of East Anglia  ||  Earth

Product placement experiment reveals how context can shape choices in a store setting
1.12.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Ricocheting jet from supermassive black hole discovered in the constellation Cygnus
1.12.18  NASA  ||  Space

8000-year-old ceramic slab found in Nova Zagora may depict ritual calendar information
1.12.18  Archaeology in Bulgaria  ||  Interesting

Potential for frankincense to aid in treatments of breast and colon cancer
1.12.18  Medical University of South Carolina  ||  Health

Brief: task switch cues and primes are evaluated as negative
1.11.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Dead star circled by filaments of gas from a 2000-year-old supernova explosion
1.11.18  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Hellenistic temple and network of water tunnels discovered at Umm Qais in Jordan
1.11.18  Jordan Times  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D reduces risk of fatal lung attacks in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
1.11.18  Queen Mary University of London  ||  Health

Unusual light sensor in green algae triggers a reaction that is similar to the human eye
1.11.18  University of Wurzburg  ||  Earth

Emotions are calmed by putting them into words, a technique called affect labelling
1.09.18  British Psychological Society  ||  Interesting

Energized electrons around black hole J1820+070 contract dramatically during feeding frenzy
1.09.18  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Space

Replica of a rare Stonehenge-like monument near Alford, Scotland has single recumbent stone
1.09.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Rutin in certain vegetables/fruits protects against snake venom by minimizing bleeding and inflammation
1.09.18  FAPESP  ||  Health

Octocrylene in sunscreen and cosmetics may harm coral by altering fatty acids
1.09.18  American Chemical Society  ||  Earth

Microlensing reveals sub-Saturn intermediate mass planets are relatively common
1.08.18  Keck Observatory  ||  Space

How music plays a pivotal role in enhancing group cohesion in competitive situations
1.08.18  Brunel University  ||  Interesting

Three statues from the Monmyoji Temple in Japan have been attributed to a disciple of Kaikei
1.08.18  Asahi Shimbun  ||  Interesting

Proper choline supplementation may help fight Alzheimer's across generations
1.08.18  Arizona State University  ||  Health

Research on why the venom of some snakes is much deadlier and potent than others
1.08.18  Trinity College Dublin  ||  Earth

Push-pull dynamic between the brain's hemispheres during high-risk decisions
1.07.18  Johns Hopkins University  ||  Interesting

Detection of circumnuclear disk and torus at the core of active galactic nucleus in NGC 5643
1.07.18  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Decapitated bodies found in Roman cemetery in Great Whelnetham, England
1.07.18  British Broadcasting Corporation  ||  Interesting

Aspirin could help reduce HIV infections in women
1.07.18  The Conversation  ||  Health

Link identified between continental breakup, volcanic carbon emissions and evolution
1.07.18  University of Cambridge  ||  Earth

Brief: emotion variability increases judgments of trustworthiness and leadership
1.05.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

More mystery objects detected near Milky Way's supermassive black hole
1.05.18  Keck Observatory  ||  Space

Remains of decapitated toads found in a jar in 4000-year-old tomb in Jerusalem
1.05.18  Israel Antiquities Authority  ||  Interesting

Odour and application of synthetic sandalwood may promote hair growth
1.05.18  NewScientist  ||  Health

Crowds of people flow like water in ways that override interaction rules between individuals
1.04.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Milky Way is on collision course with Large Magellanic Cloud that could fling Solar System into space
1.04.18  Durham University  ||  Space

Pottery figurines discovered in 2000-year-old Han Dynasty tomb in east China
1.04.18  ||  Interesting

Green tea ingredient may benefit memory impairment, brain insulin resistance, obesity
1.04.18  FASEB Journal  ||  Health

Historical cooling periods are still playing out in the deep Pacific Ocean
1.04.18  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  ||  Earth

Star formation can cause dark matter to be heated up and moved around
1.03.18  University of Surrey  ||  Space

How a nap can enhance false memories in one half of the brain
1.03.18  University of Lancaster  ||  Interesting

Earliest spy-satellite images reveal clues to ancient sites in the Middle East
1.03.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Natural antioxidant in grain bran could preserve food longer and replace synthetic antioxidants
1.03.18  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Health

Mining operations that destroy ridgelines/mountaintops harm rattlesnake habitats
1.03.18  European Space Agency  ||  Earth

Occulations suggest no rings around distant Solar System object known as Ultima Thule
1.02.18  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Political chameleons tend to conform during discussions to avoid discomfort
1.02.18  William & Mary  ||  Interesting

Woman buried 5900-years-ago at Angi in Nicaragua is oldest known burial in lower Central America
1.02.18  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D and calcium from food sources associated with lower risk of early menopause
1.02.18  University of Massachusetts  ||  Health

Sahara switched between lush and desert conditions every 20000 years, in sync with monsoon activity
1.02.18  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Earth

Research shows how brain cells filter information in groups
12.31.18  Salk Institute  ||  Interesting

Warped disk around an infant protostar in the Taurus Molecular Cloud detected for first time
12.31.18  ALMA Observatory  ||  Space

New Nasza lines and other geoglyphs carved into the Earth uncovered in Peruvian desert
12.31.18  National Geographic Society  ||  Interesting

Overview of antioxidants in goji berries, wild blueberries, elderberries, cranberries, blueberries
12.31.18  PopSugar  ||  Health

How hemispheres handle energy through the seasons in a warmer world
12.31.18  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  ||  Earth

People match specific sounds/words with shapes before even being consciously aware of it
12.29.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Collisions of dead stars spray heavy elements throughout small galaxies
12.29.18  California Institute of Technology  ||  Space

Information about the Sumerian standing male worshipper statue that was found in Tell Asmar
12.29.18  Khan Academy  ||  Interesting

Compound of icariin, astragalus, and puerarin mitigates iron overload in brains from Alzheimer's
12.29.18  Neural Regeneration Research  ||  Health

Brief: altering locomotion effort perception distorts spatial representations
12.28.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Model describes dark energy and the Universe riding on an expanding bubble in an extra dimension
12.28.18  Uppsala University  ||  Space

Holy predynastic graffiti uncovered in Aswan's noblemen cemetery in Egypt
12.28.18  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Moderate alcohol consumption could benefit survival in people with heart failure diagnosis
12.28.18  JAMA Network  ||  Health

Mineral discoveries in the Galapagos Islands pose puzzle as to their formation and origin
12.28.18  University of Mainz  ||  Earth

Viewers tend to mirror the emotions of people they watch on video blogs
12.27.18  Society for Personality and Social Psychology  ||  Interesting

New type of planetary object that is a donut-shaped body of vaporized/molten rock has been proposed
12.27.18  University of California  ||  Space

Seal from monumental Hittite-era structure that includes the name Pati found in Adana, Turkey
12.27.18  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Coenzyme Q10 benefits metabolic profiles of people with with Chronic Kidney Disease
12.27.18  Bentham Science  ||  Health

Pine needles from Christmas trees could be turned into paint and food sweeteners in the future
12.27.18  University of Sheffield  ||  Earth

How the human brain can accurately predict where a fast-moving object will end up
12.26.18  University of Melbourne  ||  Interesting

Tree rings reveals highly abnormal solar activity from the Sun over 7000 yars ago
12.26.18  Nagoya University  ||  Space

Computers decipher the burnt En-Gedi scroll found in ancient Holy Ark
12.26.18  University of Kentucky  ||  Interesting

Active ingredients in chili peppers and cannabis calm the gut's immune system
12.26.18  University of Connecticut  ||  Health

Options for gathering water from fog/condensation that has been inspired by desert life
12.26.18  Ohio State University  ||  Earth

Giving to others offsets the hedonic adaptation phenomenon when repeatedly experiencing an event
12.25.18  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Precise measurement to the ancient globular star cluster known as NGC 639
12.25.18  NASA  ||  Space

Oldest Dutch work of art found at bottom of the North Sea is 13500-year-old carved bison bone
12.25.18  ||  Interesting

Plant protein may help protect against type 2 diabetes
12.25.18  University of Eastern Finland  ||  Health

Internal variability of the Indian monsoon is significant driver of Atlantic tropical cyclone tracks
12.25.18  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Brief: effects of ambient lighting on approach motivation and state anger
12.22.18  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

The disc of the Milky Way is bigger than previously estimated
12.22.18  Institute of Astrophysics of Canarias  ||  Space

Bronze hand from Roman fort of Vindolanda may be associated with cult worship of Jupiter
12.22.18  Archaeology Magazine  ||  Interesting

Potential of mangos to reduce inflammation and risk of metabolically based chronic diseases
12.22.18  PR Newswire  ||  Health

Ten intermediate mass black holes detected in galactic nuclei for the fist time
12.21.18  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Visual distraction has ability to disrupt sense of smell
12.21.18  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Christian site unearthed in Cyprus with mosiac that says "Lord, help those who fear Thy Name"
12.21.18  Greek Reporter  ||  Interesting

Spinach in the form of a smoothie or juice is optimal way to obtain the antioxidant lutein
12.21.18  Linkoping University  ||  Health

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