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First Glimpse of Water on Trappist-1 Planet Group

Hubble delivers first hints of possible water content of TRAPPIST-1 planets ...

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Feel-Good Food: Eating Triggers Endorphins

Eating triggers endorphin release in the brain...

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Drink Coffee, Live Longer

Higher coffee consumption associated with lower risk of death ...

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Gut Instinct Doesn’t Wither: Old’uns Are As Streetsmart as Da Yoof

80-year-olds as street-savvy as 18-year-olds ...

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Dance Away the Dementia: How Dance Maintains Brain Function

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain ...

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Kidney Stoned? Does Cannabis Affect Kidney Function?

Study examines whether marijuana affects kidney function ...

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Greening Jungles with Orange Peel

How orange peels revived a Costa Rican forest ...

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Twinkle Twinkle: Observing Neptune’s Diamond Rain

International team of researchers uncovers the inner workings of cosmic ice giants...

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How Do Your Gut Microbes Control You?

Gut microbes may talk to the brain through cortisol ...

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Genehunters: Genome Sequencing While you Wait

Kew Scientists sequence a whole genome on a Welsh mountainside to identify a plant species within hours...

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Stay or Go? Quitting a Relationship, the Scientific Way

Untangling what goes on when a relationship is being questioned...

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Sneezy Does It: Pollen as Fertilizer

Dastardly whitecoats plan botanical cannabilism as plants forced to eat plants ...

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Faster Video, An End To Buffering, More Cats!

CSAIL's machine-learning system enables smoother streaming that can better adapt to different network conditions....

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Does Expensive Wine Really Taste Better? Ask Science

When a bottle costs more, the reward center in the brain plays a trick on us...

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How Goldfish Make Alcohol

Scientists reveal how goldfish make alcohol to survive without oxygen ...

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Do Energy Drinks Lead to Drug Abuse?

Regular energy drink use linked to later drug use among young adults ...

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Universal Suffrage (Except for Thickies): Higher Education and Voting

Greater access to higher education could have reversed EU referendum result ...

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In the Hands of Cod – How Fish Unified Europe Before Brussels

DNA from Viking cod bones suggests 1,000-year history of European fish trade...

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The Biology of Colour (and Why There are No Purple Cows)

Study explores advances and challenges in the field of animal coloration...

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What Kind of Sexist Are You? Effects of Pornography and Age

Age of first exposure to pornography shapes men's attitudes toward women ...

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Nitwit! Egghead! Twerp! Searching for the Funniest Words

Booty, booby, nitwit and hooter among the words which make us laugh most ...

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Can You Really Use Insects to Tell if A Body’s Been Moved?

Forensic entomology is more complicated than it looks on TV...

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How Intuitive Are You? (Whatever You Answered, You’re Probably Wrong)

People find it difficult to judge how good their intuitions are ...

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Crispy Jellyfish: Coming Soon to a Buddha Bowl Near You

New methods of preparation mean jellyfish may soon be accepted as a healthy snack...

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Alcohol Boosts Recall (and, Usually, Regret)

Alcohol boosts recall of earlier learning ...

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Beats Botox! Dog Walking Keeps You Younger Longer

Dog walking could be key to ensuring activity in later life ...

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Within a Watery Moon: New Analysis of Lunar Interior

Scientists spy new evidence of water in the moon's interior ...

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In-Car Pollution: Worse Than We Thought

In-car air study of commuting cars finds dangers to human health...

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It’s MINE!: The Inexorable Rise of Individualism

Individualistic practices and values increasing around the world ...

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Spot the Fake! How Good Are You at Detecting Fake News?

People can detect a fake image of a real-world scene only 60% of the time...

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