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Winnowing the Chaff for Improved Planet-Hunting

New NASA study improves search for habitable worlds ...

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Broccoli: Love it? Hate it? Shut Up and Eat It.

Broccoli: Because a windy butt's better than a leaky gut...

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How do YOU want to die early? Stress or Bad Diet?

Stress might be just as unhealthy as junk food to digestive system ...

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Desalination: Cleaner, Better Ways to Turn Deserts Green

MIT researchers tackle what happens when the river runs dry...

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Ctrl+Alt+Psilocibin: How Magic Mushrooms Reset Depressed Brains

Magic mushrooms may 'reset' the brains of depressed patients ...

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Who Left the Ichthyosaur in The Storeroom Again?

New ichthyosaur species, long gone, found in a storeroom ...

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War? Famine? A Second Term of Trump? America’s Top Ten Fears

Chapman University releases 4th annual Survey of American Fears ...

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Don’t Go Breaking My Heart: The Cardiac Effects of Marriage Breakdown

Risk factors for heart health linked to marital ups and downs - at least for men ...

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Five Ways to Minimize the Damage Done by Energy Drinks

Identifying ways to minimize the harm of energy drinks ...

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Stone Age Swipe Right: The Truth About Prehistoric Dating

Prehistoric humans are likely to have formed mating networks to avoid inbreeding ...

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Worked to Death: Does a Higher Retirement Age Really Save Money?

As retirement age creeps up, the health of those close to retirement is getting worse ...

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Mummy’s Boy/Daddy’s Girl, or the Opposite? Do Dads Favour Sons?

Do mothers favor daughters and fathers favor sons? ...

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A Proper Brew: Lose Weight With Black Tea Too!

New UCLA study shows that polyphenols in black tea can alter gut bacteria...

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Meh…Zzz. Why Do We Fall Asleep When We’re Bored?

Explaining our inescapable desire to sleep in boring situations...

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Are You Working Too Hard to Drink Coffee?!

Despite the physical boost it brings, over a quarter of workers say they have no time to drink coffee...

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Turning ‘Ol Sawbones to ‘Ol Screwbones

Making surgical screws from bones ...

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Sculpting Noise for Better Electronics

Creative use of noise brings bio-inspired electronic improvement ...

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Smart Suits: Follow the Brains for Better Business

Smart staffers: Why educated areas are good for business ...

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Can a Tablet Teach Kids to Juggle?

Tablets can teach kids to solve physical puzzles ...

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Love the Sea? Clean the Sea!

People's love of the seas could be the key for plastic pollution solution...

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Sun in a Box! Storing Light in Soundwaves

University of Sydney researchers are turning optical data into readable soundwaves...

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Repairing the Rainforest – It Works!

Restored forest now shelters dozens of endangered species ...

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Why You Definitely Don’t Want to Eat Apricot Stones

Man develops cyanide poisoning from apricot kernel extract ...

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How We Push Clever Kids to Cheat

Kids praised for being smart are more likely to cheat, new studies find ...

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If You Like it (Intact) Better Put a Ring on It: Frailty and Older Men

Frailty and older men: Study identifies factors that speed/slow progression ...

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Nature Imagery Soothes Prisoners

Nature images, shown to people deprived of access to nature, can reduce tension and help defuse anger...

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Cabin Fever? How to Avoid Catching Bugs on Planes

New boarding procedures and smaller cabin size may limit infection on planes ...

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Why Is Yawning Contagious?

Yawning - why is it so contagious and why should it matter? ...

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How Much Does Your Mind Wander at the Wheel?

Mind wandering is common during driving ...

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