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Brief: irrelevant negative information enhances positive impressions
4.15.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Infrared light echoes provide clues to when supermassive black holes consume stars
4.15.17  NASA  ||  Space

Insights about the earliest structures that date back 9000 years at Catalhoyuk in Turkey
4.15.17  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Green tea extract has potential to help treat Alzheimer's and reduce amyloid-beta clumping
4.15.17  University of Missouri  ||  Health

Thinking about temptations in an abstract manner makes them easier to avoid
4.14.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Lifetimes of high-mass star-forming regions and their earliest evolutionary phases in clumps
4.14.17  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Native American pendant engraved with unidentified animal found near Newtown in Ohio
4.14.17  WLWT  ||  Interesting

Lycopene in reddish fruits/vegetables lowers risk of renal cell carcinoma
4.14.17  Wiley  ||  Health

Starch makes plastics more biodegradable and can make paper more water resistant
4.14.17  US Department of Agriculture  ||  Earth

Attempting to identify neutrinos in a gamma ray region known as the Cygnus Cocoon
4.13.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Method to create lasting memories by having an exciting experience around intended memory
4.13.17  University of Texas  ||  Interesting

Greco-Roman artifacts uncovered in Alexandria's Babour El-Maya area in Egypt
4.13.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Low levels of magnesium linked with increased risk of bone fractures
4.13.17  University of Bristol  ||  Health

Leftover algal residue can be used to produce industrial chemicals
4.13.17  Tokyo Institute of Technology  ||  Earth

Hidden properties of titanium dioxide that contribute to its light absorption ability
4.13.17  Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne  ||  Technology

Research on how different work identities of an individual can affect job performance
4.12.17  Ohio State University  ||  Interesting

First composite image of dark matter bridge that connects galaxies together
4.12.17  University of Waterloo  ||  Space

4000-year-old cactus discovered near ruins of the oldest temples in Peru at El Paraiso
4.12.17  EFE  ||  Interesting

Manuka honey has potential to prevent urinary tract infections caused by catheters
4.12.17  The Conversation  ||  Health

Improved corrosion protection using flake-type particles consisting of zinc-phosphate
4.12.17  Leibniz Institute  ||  Earth

Indications from confidence on determining accuracy of eyewitness identifications
4.11.17  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Effect of superfluid hydrodynamics on pulsar glitch sizes and waiting times
4.11.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Silk-covered body and silver bowl depicting Greek goddesses unearthed in Inner Mongolia
4.11.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Active components of stevia extract that help control blood sugar levels
4.11.17  University of Leuven  ||  Health

Gentoo penguin colony in Antarctica was decimated by volcanic eruptions several times
4.11.17  British Antarctic Survey  ||  Earth

Priming of cold temperature with imagery tends to increase cognitive control
4.10.17  AA Ben-Gurion University of the Negev  ||  Interesting

Lensing from massive galaxy cluster allows discovery of the galaxy MACS1423-z7p64
4.10.17  University of California  ||  Space

Research on the transition from the Last Supper as a full meal to a ritualized small meal
4.10.17  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Avocados help counteract different components of metabolic syndrome
4.10.17  Wiley  ||  Health

Three quarters of deep-sea animals in Monterey Bay waters make their own light
4.10.17  Monterey Bay Aquarium  ||  Earth

Foods/beverages that appear to be in motion are more appealing to consumers than still foods
4.08.17  Cornell University  ||  Interesting

Progress in attempting to estimate the true mass of the Milky Way
4.08.17  McMaster University  ||  Space

Rediscovery of 5000-year-old Neolithic human figurine known as Skara Brae Buddo
4.08.17  Orkney Communities  ||  Interesting

Benefits of red raspberries on bone health and cardiovascular/liver function
4.08.17  National Processed Raspberry Council  ||  Health

Brief: link between counterfactual thinking about the past and deceptive communication
4.07.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Scattered debris from interaction/collision of protostars in the Orion Molecular Cloud 1
4.07.17  ALMA Observatory  ||  Space

Wooden strips adorned with kanji characters found near Horyuji temple in Nara Prefecture
4.07.17  Asahi Shimbun  ||  Interesting

Aspirin inhibits blood platelets to slow spread of colon/pancreatic cancer cells
4.07.17  American Physiological Society  ||  Health

Analyzing how ocean winds can generate spontaneous rogue waves
4.07.17  University of East Anglia  ||  Earth

Galaxy ZF-COSMOS-20115 formed all its stars in extreme star-burst event in early Universe
4.06.17  Swinburne University of Technology  ||  Space

Research on how to characterize/quantify voice quality of an individual speaker
4.06.17  Sertoma Speech & Hearing Center  ||  Interesting

Mosaic floors from lost Roman city of Ucetia uncovered in Uzes in southern France
4.06.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Yoga can help with fatigue and urinary function during prostate cancer treament
4.06.17  University of Pennsylvania  ||  Health

Verifying the shape and structure of polar cap patches in the ionosphere
4.06.17  University of Electro-Communications  ||  Earth

Processes that lead massive stars to become progenitors of black holes prior to merging
4.05.17  University of Birmingham  ||  Space

How a period or question mark can have differing effects in advertising slogans
4.05.17  Boston College  ||  Interesting

Cartouche of Kamaw in recently discovered 3800-year-old pyramid in Dahshour necropolis
4.05.17  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Marmite increases GABA neurotransmitter levels to promote healthy brain function
4.05.17  University of York  ||  Health

Rotation of large blocks of land reshaped the Gibraltar Arc in the distant past
4.05.17  University of Granada  ||  Earth

People tend to change from promotion motivation to prevention motivation as they near a goal
4.04.17  Business Standard  ||  Interesting

Shape of the star Kepler 11145123 is one of the roundest objects ever observed in nature
4.04.17  Max Planck Society  ||  Space

Prehistoric art/ornaments from Indonesian island of Sulawesi date back 30 thousand years
4.04.17  Griffith University  ||  Interesting

Probiotic reduces risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy and lowers fasting blood sugar
4.04.17  University of Otago  ||  Health

Composition of different types of underground granite provide insight into nearby rare metals
4.04.17  University of Exeter  ||  Earth

Research on the mechanism involved in judging errors in time intervals
4.03.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Observation of two mini-disks in a binary black hole system
4.03.17  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Article about ancient city of Taxila in Pakistan and how its on the verge of irreparable loss
4.03.17  Gulf News  ||  Interesting

High-fat diet harms the microbiota in the esophagus
4.03.17  University of New South Wales  ||  Health

Connections between ocean's southward deep currents and wind systems over the North Atlantic
4.03.17  Helmholtz Centre  ||  Earth

Brief: predictability of a partner's actions modulates the sense of joint agency
4.01.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

X-ray source became 1000 times brighter over a few hours before fading in Fornax constellation
4.01.17  NASA  ||  Space

3300-year-old tomb with pyramid entrance unearthed in Abydos; heart amulet found inside
4.01.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Red cabbage microgreens have potential to reduce cholesterol and inflammatory cytokines
4.01.17  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Biases from the framing effect are due to lack of mental effort rather than due to emotions
3.31.17  Duke University  ||  Interesting

Gravitational waves may be the reason why the spin of some neutron stars slows down
3.31.17  NewScientist  ||  Space

Drawings and artifacts uncovered in tombs of Moche priestesses at San Jose de Moro in Peru
3.31.17  Harvard University  ||  Interesting

Silymarin from milk thistle helps resolve non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and treat fibrosis
3.31.17  EASL  ||  Health

Research about why some species of snails can be found in the tops of trees
3.31.17  University of Tsukuba  ||  Earth

Self-evaluation and circumstances influence facial memory for strangers
3.30.17  Albertay University  ||  Interesting

Tracing the N103B supernova remnant to identify remains of its companion star
3.30.17  Hubble ESA  ||  Space

Banqueting complex of King Herod the Great found near Western Wall of the Temple Mount
3.30.17  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Processes involved in how high doses of vitamin C can improve cancer treatment
3.30.17  Cell Press  ||  Health

Hand task training transfers motor knowledge to feet; reflects plasticity of brain organization
3.30.17  Johns Hopkins University  ||  Interesting

Powerful jets blasting out of neutron star in double star system known as PSR J1023+0038
3.30.17  ICRAR  ||  Space

Fragmentation around edges of tropical forests increases global emissions of greenhouse gases
3.30.17  Helmholtz Centre  ||  Earth

Why people who experience hypnosis and act out suggestions are unlikely to be faking it
3.29.17  University of Sussex  ||  Interesting

Amount of gravitational wave signals produced after neutron star mergers
3.29.17  Astrobites  ||  Space

Chariot and horse skeletons at burial site add insight into practices of Iron Age Arras culture
3.29.17  British Broadcasting Corporation  ||  Interesting

Infantile vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency leads to poor motor function and balance
3.29.17  AF of Tel Aviv University  ||  Health

Ages of corals estimated to be much older than previously thought
3.29.17  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Earth

Doing behaviors that lead to long-term success requires enjoyment of the tasks themselves
3.28.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Swirling particles in the halo of starburst galaxy know as the Sculptor Galaxy
3.28.17  ICRAR  ||  Space

Ancient Assyrian tomb with sarcophagi and skeletons discovered near Erbil in Iraq
3.28.17  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Short-chain fatty acids acetate/butyrate protect against type 1 or juvenile diabetes
3.28.17  Monash University  ||  Health

Dust from nearby/distant locations provides nutrients to sustain vegetation in Sierra Nevada
3.28.17  University of California  ||  Earth

Research on brain activity and its mutual effects during face-to-face eye contact
3.27.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Stars forming within powerful outflows from supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies
3.27.17  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Article about how Easter Island formed and the ritualistic/statue-building activity of its people
3.27.17  Earth Magazine  ||  Interesting

Increasing potency of artemisinin in the Artemisia annua plant to treat malaria
3.27.17  Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics  ||  Health

Nitrogen foraging ability of plants relies on molecular mobile shoot-root hormone signal
3.27.17  Nagoya University  ||  Earth

People are much more likely to take on boring/unpleasant tasks when they are in a good mood
3.25.17  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Delta Cephei exbits X-ray variations; indications of a new class of pulsating X-ray stars
3.25.17  Villanova University  ||  Space

Pink granite stone from the Picts incised with a large eagle and symbols found in Craigellachi
3.25.17  Culture24  ||  Interesting

Potential of an antioxidant compound to promote peripheral nerve regeneration after injury
3.25.17  Neural Regeneration Research  ||  Health

Brief: ostracism impairs deliberate but not unconscious risky decision making
3.24.17  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Analyzing how mass ends up in galactic bulges and black holes in centers of galaxies
3.24.17  American Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Large Buddhist temple foundation and various carvings unearthed in Jinyang Ancient City
3.24.17  Chinese Academy of Social Sciences  ||  Interesting

Yohimbine bark supplement shows promise in treating obstructive sleep apnea
3.24.17  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Health

Initial earthquake behavior does not necessarily predict outcome
3.24.17  Earth Magazine  ||  Earth

How developing brains learn to integrate and react to subtle but simultaneous sensory cues
3.23.17  Brown University  ||  Interesting

High rate of dust-obscured star formation in a galaxy in the galaxy cluster MACSJ0717.5+3745
3.23.17  University of Massachusetts  ||  Space

Examining prehistoric paintings inside burial chambers known as dolmens in Portugal
3.23.17  Current World Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Boron compound has potential to be used to help treat brain tumors
3.23.17  Okayama University  ||  Health

Cleaning waters containg metals and pollutants with material made from orange/grapefruit peels
3.23.17  University of Granada  ||  Earth

What happens to laser energy after beams are directed into plasma
3.23.17  University of Strathclyde  ||  Technology

Use and influence of palters in negotiation; how people respond to being misled
3.22.17  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Massive magnetic fields that are ordered over distances near and between galaxy clusters
3.22.17  Max Planck Society  ||  Space

Egyptian rock art depicting rituals from Neolithic period discovered in Aswan
3.22.17  University of Bonn  ||  Interesting

Collagen damage occurs at a molecular level from too much physical stress prior to injury
3.22.17  University of Utah  ||  Health

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