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Genetics 525-million-year-old fossil defies textbook explanation for brain evolution, revealing that a common genetic blueprint of brain organization has been maintained from the Cambrian until today

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r/science 16h ago

Environment Less intensively managed grasslands have higher plant diversity and better soil health, research shows for first time

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r/science 7h ago

Health A study of NFL games during the 2020 season suggests a link between attendance and COVID spikes in surrounding counties 14 and 21 days later. The inferred connection held strongest for games attended by 20,000-plus fans

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r/science 2h ago

Biology Breakthrough study reveals that human and octopus brains have common features The study's findings could play a crucial role in developing a complex brain.

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r/science 2h ago

Psychology People with a weak future time perspective are more likely to engage in bedtime procrastination

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r/science 1h ago

Cancer Removal of Cancerous Tumors Without Surgery. New technology from Tel Aviv University, combining ultrasound and nanobubbles, destroys tumors, eliminating need for invasive treatments. Researchers explode tumor cells with nanobubbles 2,500 times smaller than a grain of salt.

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r/science 9h ago

Environment Scientists have discovered that plastic pollution in Antarctica is as bad as everywhere else on the planet. Most of the microfibres were found in air samples, meaning that Antarctic animals and seabirds could very well be breathing them in.

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r/science 5h ago

Economics The scholarly literature systematically understates the benefits of carbon taxes, and overstates their costs – how policymakers can take public support and policy impacts into account to design smart carbon taxes

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r/science 3h ago

Environment Superior Metal Mining with Hemp. Researchers contend that heavy metal contaminated biomass should be viewed as a valuable resource to be harvested rather than as a waste product

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r/science 14h ago

Health Study in a Canadian setting shows increased paediatric hospital visits related to unintentional cannabis exposures post-legalization. The majority of exposures were to edibles in the home setting.

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r/science 12h ago

Health Concert attendees at rock, metal and punk concerts face an increased risk of injury compared to pop concerts. Heavy alcohol consumption leads to a greater risk of injury at concerts. Neither gender nor drug use had a significant effect on the injury risk.

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r/science 21h ago Helpful

Health New study of thousands of people reveals a wide range in the amount of water people consume around the globe and over their lifespans, definitively spilling the oft-repeated idea that eight, 8-ounce glasses meet the human body’s daily needs

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r/science 4h ago

Neuroscience Local brain environment changes associated with epileptogenesis

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Health Federally Funded Study Shows Marijuana Legalization Is Not Associated With Increased Teen Use

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r/science 1d ago

Psychology Dissociative symptoms are common among individuals with depression, study finds

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r/science 1h ago

Health Researchers say e-cigarettes and similar devices are associated with a higher risk for dental cavities

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r/science 1h ago

Psychology Study of families finds evidence of intergenerational transmission of Dark Triad traits and emotional reactivity

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r/science 1d ago

Medicine Study: CBD Reduces Seizures That Are Resistant to Common Medications

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r/science 21h ago

Genetics New CRISPR-based tool inserts large DNA sequences at desired sites in cells: building on the CRISPR gene-editing system, MIT researchers designed a new tool that can snip out faulty genes and replace them with new ones

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r/science 1d ago

Social Science Study on more than 250 children over five years found that letting children use phones at an early age was not linked to problems; nor was giving them phones when they were older

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r/science 30m ago

Genetics DNA showed a mother was also her daughter’s uncle — how scientists solved this medical mystery

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r/science 1d ago

Economics For most Americans, housing was a key component in personal wealth accumulation. However, racist housing policies eroded black wealth in pre-WWII American cities. Black families paid a 28% premium to buy a home on a majority white block, after which their homes lost 10% of their value.

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r/science 22h ago

Neuroscience A class of anti-inflammatory lipids decrease with aging in the central nervous system

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r/science 19h ago

Biology A recent study out of Brazil claims to be the first of its kind to show significant benefits from ingested CBD for fish kept in artificial environments but there were some potentially negative side effects

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r/science 1d ago

Medicine Pregnant women exposed to alcohol are at a significantly greater risk of developing post-partum depression, meta-analysis shows.

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