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Ability to infer a speaker's social identity from subtle linguistic cues
12.15.15  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Gamma-rays from a blazar galaxy known as PKS 1441+25 halfway across visible Universe
12.15.15  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Preserved white marble sphinx carving discovered in a tomb in Guyuan city
12.15.15  Xinhua  ||  Interesting

Specific bile acid targets gut receptor to treat/reverse fatty liver disease
12.15.15  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Health

Electric currents in space can have damaging effects around equatorial region
12.15.15  The Conversation  ||  Earth

Helping others can mitigate the impact of daily stressors on emotions/mental health
12.14.15  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Monitoring properties of Dust Obscured Active Galaxies and their central black holes
12.14.15  Subaru Telescope  ||  Space

Prehistoric rock paintings in a cave from 7000 years ago discovered in Vilafranca
12.14.15  The Local  ||  Interesting

Olive and sunflower oil on baby skin delays development of the skin barrier function
12.14.15  University of Manchester  ||  Health

Banana-preserving bacterium has potential to counteract bat-killing fungus
12.14.15  Earth Magazine  ||  Earth

Ability for the act of eating together to benefit workplace performance
12.12.15  Cornell University  ||  Interesting

Searching for the pulsar that created the explosion that formed the Jellyfish Nebula
12.12.15  NASA  ||  Space

Easier access to the the megalithic burial mound near Osaka Bay
12.12.15  Japan Times  ||  Interesting

Coffee consumption may contribute to lower circulating levels of inflammatory markers
12.12.15  ISIC  ||  Health

Brief: neural signature of intuitive judgments differs according presentation
12.11.15  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Active galactic nuclei or star formation as primary source of the Epoch of Reionization
12.11.15  Astrobites  ||  Space

Sanctuary dedicated to Hathor and 4000-year-old tombs found at Gebelein in Egypt
12.11.15  Science & Scholarship in Poland  ||  Interesting

Flavonoid apigenin in spice/herbs increases brain connections and neuron formation
12.11.15  Times of India  ||  Health

Upward lightning strikes initiate on the ground and move toward the sky
12.11.15  Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne  ||  Earth

Optimal formula and word order for giving directions that can be easily processed
12.10.15  Asian News International  ||  Interesting

Research about the possibility of an upper-size limit for supermassive black holes
12.10.15  NewScientist  ||  Space

2200-year-old bronze incense shovel shaped like a duck unearthed near Sea of Galilee
12.10.15  Biblical Archaeology Society  ||  Interesting

Singing is beneficial for memory/mood in people with early dementia
12.10.15  IOS Press  ||  Health

Electricity flows more easily through vertical sedimentary rocks than horizontal
12.10.15  Natural Environment Research Council  ||  Earth

Importance of identifying galaxy cluster centers when interpreting cluster observations
12.09.15  CAASTRO  ||  Space

Overview of six principles that tend to nudge people into charitable giving
12.09.15  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Massive spiral structure and eight buried towers discovered at Angkor Wat
12.09.15  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Flavor components in chocolate/berries are structurally similar to mood-elevating drug
12.09.15  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Stereotypes around aging can negatively affect memory/hearing abilities
12.09.15  University of Toronto  ||  Interesting

Collision involving galaxy NGC 5291 and unusual properties of resulting dwarf galaxy
12.09.15  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Single sensor allows for the detection/identification of multiple explosives
12.09.15  University College London  ||  Earth

Internal grammar mechanism of the brain that becomes active when processing language
12.08.15  Max Planck Society  ||  Interesting

Simulations reveal dynamic burning in double-detonation Type Ia supernovas
12.08.15  Oak Ridge National Laboratory  ||  Space

Roman-era pyramidal mausoleum and a temple unearthed in extinct volcano in Karaman
12.08.15  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Mycotoxin present in many types of food deteriorates ability to form new neurons
12.08.15  Wiley  ||  Health

Process called biological low pH iron oxidation removes iron from contaminated water
12.08.15  Pennsylvania State University  ||  Earth

Research on how weak/ambiguous sensory inputs can result in different perceptions
12.07.15  Johns Hopkins University  ||  Interesting

Examining theory of the possible existence of dark matter stars from early Universe
12.07.15  NewScientist  ||  Space

Bluestone quarries possibly associated with Stonehenge found near Preseli hills in Wales
12.07.15  University College London  ||  Interesting

Vitamin D could be used to repair nerve damage and in multiple sclerosis treatment
12.07.15  University of Cambridge  ||  Halth

Effects on species richness from size/spacial features of protected conservation areas
12.07.15  University of Exeter  ||  Earth

Brief: subliminal semantic priming in near absence of attention
12.05.15  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Monstrous young galaxy cluster identified near gigantic filaments of dark matter
12.05.15  ALMA Observatory  ||  Space

Geometric-shaped stone structures in Jordan's Azraq Oasis date back 8500 years
12.05.15  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

Withaferin A in winter cherry extract may help treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
12.05.15  University of Kentucky  ||  Health

Rudeness in work setting tends to be contagious if nothing is done about it
12.04.15  Lund University  ||  Interesting

Circumstellar environment of the star CW Leo reveals substantial evolution
12.04.15  University of Sydney  ||  Space

Verse from Solon's "Prayer to the Muses" on a vessel in a Thracian burial mound
12.04.15  Archaeology in Bulgaria  ||  Interesting

Apples can improve indications of cardiovascular health including blood pressure
12.04.15  WA Department of Agriculture and Food  ||  Health

Glimpses of the Aurora Borealis in the skies of central Europe and US
12.04.15  NewScientist  ||  Earth

Colors of logos can affect ethical judgements and assumptions of brands
12.03.15  University of Oregon  ||  Interesting

Magnetic fields detected near the event horizon of Milky Way's supermassive black hole
12.03.15  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Three Angkorian-era statue heads unearthed at the Banteay Chhmar temple
12.03.15  Phnom Penh Post  ||  Interesting

Ability for mood to affect likelihood of adverse events during medical procedures
12.03.15  Radiological Society of North America  ||  Health

Positron clouds may be involved in initiating lightning inside thunderstorms
12.03.15  University of New Hampshire  ||  Earth

Universe's missing ordinary matter is found as very hot gas in intergalactic filaments
12.02.15  Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne  ||  Space

How short/long pauses during speech can be beneficial or harmful for comprehension
12.02.15  University of Gothenburg  ||  Interesting

Impression of King Hezekiah's royal seal unearthed south of the Temple Mount
12.02.15  Hebrew University of Jerusalem  ||  Interesting

Two compounds in coffee that reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes
12.02.15  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Chemicals that trigger plant defense mechanisms could replace pesticides
12.02.15  Elsevier  ||  Earth

Nanoparticles with varied shapes can scatter light in useful ways
12.02.15  A*Star  ||  Technology

Focusing too much on backup plans may lead to a self-fulfilling prophecy
12.01.15  University of Zurich  ||  Interesting

Interstellar gas fluctuations that cause scattering emissions near Milky Way's center
12.01.15  University of California  ||  Space

Misidentified tomb with fertility amulets and Pazyryk artifacts in the Altai Mountains
12.01.15  Siberian Times  ||  Interesting

Peptide enhances ability to protect stressed brain cells following cardiac arrest
12.01.15  Georgia Regents University  ||  Health

Interactions in soil microbial communities could explain carbon/nitrogen storage
12.01.15  IIASA  ||  Earth

Link between turbulence in collapsing stars and hypernovae/gamma-ray bursts
11.30.15  University of California  ||  Space

Research on the tendency to endorse hierarchical or egalitarian values
11.30.15  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Nutritional habits of the people living around Galilee ten thousand years ago
11.30.15  Israel Antiquities Authority  ||  Interesting

Testosterone replacement makes men with type 2 diabetes more sensitive to insulin
11.30.15  University of Buffalo  ||  Health

Types of wood that termites prefer to eat and the types that repel them
11.30.15  US Department of Agriculture  ||  Earth

Humans demonstrate universal patterns in the repair of communication problems
11.28.15  Max Planck Society  ||  Interesting

Lingering remnants from galaxy NGC 1512 consuming parts of nearby dwarf galaxies
11.28.15  ICRAR  ||  Space

Monumental structures unearthed near the Andes Mountains in Peru, 5500 years old
11.28.15  Popular Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Mechanism of mecobalamin and its restorative effect on sciatic nerve crush injury
11.28.15  Neural Regeneration Research  ||  Health

Brief: how short- and long-run aspirations impact search/choice decisions
11.27.15  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Hot and dense material surrounds O-type star with largest magnetic field known
11.27.15  Florida Institute of Technology  ||  Space

Four pre-Inca tombs discovered in a pyramid-shaped cemetery in Lima
11.27.15  Agence France-Presse  ||  Interesting

Compounds in blackcurrants increase mental performance indicators
11.27.15  Rangahau Ahumara Kai  ||  Health

Upward and downward drafts carry precipitation through turbulent storm clouds
11.27.15  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  ||  Earth

Collision course within the group of galaxies known as the Cheshire Cat
11.26.15  NASA  ||  Space

Various factors that lead people to be susceptible to persuasive tactics
11.26.15  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Sarcophagus of a high priest of Amun Ra named Ankh-f-n-khonsu found in Luxor
11.26.15  Cairo Post  ||  Interesting

Obesity can cause the body's major organs to become vitamin A deficient
11.26.15  Cornell University  ||  Health

Fungi aids plants in attaining nutrients from impoverished soils
11.26.15  ScienceNetwork WA  ||  Earth

How visual crowding hinders ability to make sense of what is being seen
11.25.15  University of Cambridge  ||  Interesting

Large dust particles surround VY Canis Majoris as it sheds mass prior to explosion
11.25.15  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Neolithic site with circular trenches discovered in Rechnitz, 7000 years old
11.25.15  The Local  ||  Interesting

Decanoic acid and ketogenic diet limit seizures in people with epilepsy
11.25.15  University of London  ||  Health

New form of real gold developed that is a light-foam substance
11.25.15  ETH Zurich  ||  Earth

3D amplifies perceived emotions evoked by facial expressions
11.24.15  Aalto University  ||  Interesting

Large scale galaxy motions and bulk flow match expectations for dark matter
11.24.15  CAASTRO  ||  Space

Permanent living conditions found at ancient underground city in Cappadocia
11.24.15  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Potential for lithium to protect against cartilage degradation in osteoarthritis
11.24.15  Wiley  ||  Health

Research on how individual differences in intuition affect moral behavior
11.24.15  University of Missouri  ||  Interesting

Tidal tails detail close encounters between members of Compact Galaxy Groups
11.24.15  Australian Astronomical Observatory  ||  Space

Using acoustic waves to determine the composition of liquid in Earth's core
11.24.15  RIKEN  ||  Earth

Remembering recently exposed to names/faces can be improved by sleep
11.23.15  Brigham and Women's Hospital  ||  Interesting

Indications of long filaments of dark matter around Earth and Solar System
11.23.15  NASA  ||  Space

1700-year-old ring discovered in Tangley depicts Cupid holding a torch
11.23.15  LiveScience  ||  Interesting

High-fat diet prompts immune cells to start consuming connections between neurons
11.23.15  Georgia Regents University  ||  Health

Noise from airguns used during marine surveys could cause turtle trauma
11.23.15  University of Exeter  ||  Earth

Brief: more likely to treat information as valid from cohesive groups
11.21.15  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Properties of the smallest known star located in the Lepus constellation
11.21.15  Slate Magazine  ||  Space

Native American artifacts from 8000 years ago to more recent times recovered
11.21.15  Smithsonian Magazine  ||  Interesting

Cows milk promotes absorption of vitamin E, beneficial for metabolic syndrome
11.21.15  Ohio State University  ||  Health

People feeling anxiety/pressure are more prone to facial recognition mistakes
11.20.15  ScienceNetwork WA  ||  Interesting

Method to more accurately measure distances to Galactic planetary nebulae
11.20.15  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Space

27 brick-chambered tombs with engravings/relics unearthed in Xiangyang
11.20.15  ||  Interesting

Health benefits from banana peel consumption and other possible uses
11.20.15  Business Insider  ||  Health

Weekly pattern to the number of fires each day around the world
11.20.15  University of Melbourne  ||  Earth

Milky Way possibly took away the Crater cluster from the Small Magellanic Cloud
11.19.15  NewScientist  ||  Space

Unethical leadership tends to reduce follower/employee performance over time
11.19.15  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Restoration work planned on the duo statue of Amenhotep III and Ra-Harakhti
11.19.15  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

High intake of phosphate in processed foods linked to heart disease/damage
11.19.15  Northwestern University  ||  Health

Catalysts developed that remove carcinogenic chlorine compounds from water
11.19.15  Polish Academy of Sciences  ||  Earth

Brief: social effects of anger in variety of negotiation situations
11.18.15  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

537 massive galaxies that formed in the early Universe identified
11.18.15  European Southern Observatory  ||  Space

Reconstruction of a 3500-year-old burial burrow from the Tumulus culture
11.18.15  Science & Scholarship in Poland  ||  Interesting

Plant and food chemicals have potential to treat advanced cancers and relapse
11.18.15  University of Auckland  ||  Health

Synthetic coral could help remove toxic heavy metals from ocean
11.18.15  Elsevier  ||  Earth

Giving or receiving sarcastic comments can temporarily boost creativity
11.17.15  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Measuring properties of a binary star system with a gamma-ray millisecond pulsar
11.17.15  Max Planck Society  ||  Space

Bronze Age city found underwater in Kiladha Bay on the Peloponnese Peninsula
11.17.15  Spero News  ||  Interesting

Ability for quality breakfast to benefit academic performance in children
11.17.15  Cardiff University  ||  Health

Vineyard natural habitats assist in cultivating butterfly populations
11.17.15  Washington State University  ||  Earth

Memory's role in causing information to be contagious among social connections
11.16.15  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

3D visualization technique redefines Milky Way's local architecture
11.16.15  European Space Agency  ||  Space

Another Roman-era mosaic uncovered inside a villa in Lod
11.16.15  Israel Antiquities Authority  ||  Interesting

Coating made of prebiotic compounds reduces likelihood of implant rejection
11.16.15  CSIRO  ||  Health

How font style and title complexity influence perception of information
11.16.15  University of Manchester  ||  Interesting

Thousand of stellar pulses help determine age of galaxy Messier 87
11.16.15  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Nickel extraction from low-grade ores more efficient when leaching with nitric acid
11.16.15  ScienceNetwork WA  ||  Earth

Various processes and properties of the complex star system Delta Orionis
11.14.15  NASA  ||  Space

Some consonants evoke certain shapes regardless of language being spoke
11.14.15  Scientific American  ||  Interesting

Connection between Maya of Chichen Izta/Toltec of Tulsa including chacmool statues
11.14.15  Popular Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Potential for high levels of vitamin C to halt growth of colorectal cancer
11.14.15  Cornell University  ||  Health

Brief: suffering for a misdeed reduces the hypocrisy of advising against it
11.13.15  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Components contributing to the emissions arising from quasar 3C273
11.13.15  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Petroglyphs at the Ukok plateau in Siberia may date back to Paleolithic era
11.13.15  Siberian Times  ||  Interesting

Chestnut tree leaves contain ingredient that counteracts staph bacteria
11.13.15  Emory University  ||  Health

Oilseed camelina crop offers early food for pollinators and reduces soil erosion
11.13.15  US Department of Agriculture  ||  Earth

Ability for lasers to rapidly make materials hotter than the Sun
11.13.15  Imperial College London  ||  Technology

Preconscious processes reflected in pupil dilation when listening to music
11.12.15  University of Vienna  ||  Interesting

Properties of oldest stars in the Milky Way discovered near the center
11.12.15  Australian National University  ||  Space

Availability of the Kultepe kiln tablets that were unearthed in Kayseri
11.12.15  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

More findings on how tree nuts reduce risk factors of cardiovascular disease
11.12.15  PRWeb  ||  Health

Shockwave-based process to desalinate water and treat contamination
11.12.15  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Earth

Glowing halo of remains from interaction around white dwarf SDSS J1228+1040
11.11.15  Royal Astronomical Society  ||  Space

Laughter is effective catalyst for getting people to open up and create new bonds
11.11.15  Springer  ||  Interesting

Ancient shipwrecks dating back to Archaic Period discovered in Greek archipelago
11.11.15  University of Southampton  ||  Interesting

Snake venom could make surgery safer for people on blood thinners
11.11.15  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Intensive cattle farming practices linked to bovine tuberculosis risk
11.11.15  University of Exeter  ||  Earth

Atomic gas found in voids between galaxies can be part of star formation process
11.10.15  University of Edinburgh  ||  Space

Research indicates thinking about ethical temptations in advance helps people resist
11.10.15  Psychology Today  ||  Interesting

Evidence that mining dates back to Bronze Age in the Austrian Alps
11.10.15  Past Horizons Archaeology  ||  Interesting

Chronic arsenic exposure impairs ability of muscle to heal following injury
11.10.15  University of Pittsburgh  ||  Health

Coastal impact of dams and levees on the shape of river deltas
11.10.15  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  ||  Earth

Surprise or disappointment with a food product has ability to influence mood
11.09.15  Elsevier  ||  Interesting

Environment where stars can collide imaged in globular cluster Liller 1
11.09.15  Gemini Observatory  ||  Space

Hilltop tomb unearthed close to the edge of Tievebaun mountain, 5000 years old
11.09.15  Irish Times  ||  Interesting

Probiotic use associated with decreased risk of islet autoimmunity in at risk children
11.09.15  JAMA Network  ||  Health

Microplate discovered in the Indian Ocean linked with Himalayas formation
11.09.15  University of Sydney  ||  Earth

Brief: cognitive style modulates conscious but not unconscious thought
11.07.15  ScienceDirect  ||  Interesting

Remnants of interactions in nearby galaxy group including M81/M82 and NGC 3077
11.07.15  Subaru Telescope  ||  Space

Amulet figure at Cukurici mound pushes history of Ephesus back to 9000 years ago
11.07.15  Hurriyet Daily News  ||  Interesting

Components of portfolio diet reduce blood pressure in addition to cholesterol
11.07.15  St. Michael's Hospital  ||  Health

Tendency to attribute moral obligation and blame regardless of ability
11.06.15  University of Waterloo  ||  Interesting

Dense plasmas inside brown dwarfs may contribute to why they don't grow into stars
11.06.15  University of York  ||  Space

Preliminary results determining temperature of the walls of Tutankhamun's tomb
11.06.15  Ahram Online  ||  Interesting

Therapeutic iron supplements less effective when given in brief intervals
11.06.15  ETH Zurich  ||  Health

Uncontrolled electronic waste treatment produces carcinogenic effects
11.06.15  University of Alicante  ||  Earth

Working memory training can enhance executive/emotional control
11.05.15  Psychology Today  ||  Intersting

Black hole activity reignited after 26 years in the binary system V404 Cygni
11.05.15  University of Oxford  ||  Space

Analysis of imagery on wooden shields found near Temple of Bel at Dura-Europo
11.05.15  Past Horizons Archaeology  ||  Intersting

Ability for cranberries to reduce antibiotic use and support whole-body health
11.05.15  Business Wire  ||  Health

Plants can use toxins to ward off neighboring plants and hinder their growth
11.05.15  Max Planck Society  ||  Earth

Impact on team performance from the way leaders treat individual group members
11.04.15  North Carolina State University  ||  Interesting

Protostar CARMA-7 in Serpens South undergoing rapid succession of growth spurts
11.04.15  National Radio Astronomy Observatory  ||  Space

Various findings at most complete Western Han Dynasty cemetery in Nanchang
11.04.15  Xinhua  ||  Interesting

Understanding how hibernation protects hearts in order to treat other conditions
11.04.15  American Chemical Society  ||  Health

Marine plants have major role in phosphorus cycling for fertilization
11.04.15  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  ||  Earth

Researching how mood can bias perceptions following momentum of recent outcomes
11.03.15  Cell Press  ||  Interesting

Hexabundle device aims to reduce biases in local star formation rates
11.03.15  CAASTRO  ||  Space

Ruins of the Acra fortress that monitored the Temple in Jerusalem discovered
11.03.15  Israel Antiquities Authority  ||  Interesting

Ceramide lipid is involved in keeping cerebrospinal fluid on the move
11.03.15  Georgia Regents University  ||  Health

Planting marsh grass in clumps boosts wetland restoration success
11.03.15  National Science Foundation  ||  Earth

Infants have social capacity to associate new communicative signals with meaning
11.02.15  Northwestern University  ||  Interesting

Dark gaps in protoplanetary disks surrounding stars don't necessarily indicate planets
11.02.15  Harvard-Smithsonian  ||  Space

Algorithm developed to decode hieroglyph signs of the Maya script
11.02.15  Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne  ||  Interesting

Increase vitamin D supplementation in elderly to prevent bone loss during winter
11.02.15  ETH Zurich  ||  Health

Transfusion tissue enables treetop leaves of tall trees to store extra water
11.02.15  Kobe University  ||  Earth

Research on detrimental consequences from repetitive/uncontrolled thinking
10.31.15  Association for Psychological Science  ||  Interesting

Rhythmic flashes of light from quasar PG 1302-102 indicate converging black holes
10.31.15  Columbia University  ||  Space

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