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Shell Beans, Not Schools: In Search of the WIld Fava Bean

Seeds from a site in Northern Israel are the ancestors of today's fava beans...

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Scary Moment? Set Brain to ‘BRAVE’ for Fear Management

Weakening communication between two parts of the brain in mice reduced their fear levels...

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The Slippy Search for Longer Lasting Sunscreen

A beach lover's dream: A step toward long-lasting sunscreen ...

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Forewarned is Forearmed: Vulnerability to Psychosis and How to Detect It

Vulnerability to psychosis: New methods show how to detect it ...

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Entertainment TV and Populist Voters: The (somewhat obvious) Link

People exposed to entertainment television are more likely to vote for populist politicians...

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Track My Tendons! Keeping Tabs on Damaged Tissue

University of Utah bioengineers detect early signs of damage in connective tissues such as ligaments, tendons and cartilage...

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Life In the Fast Lane (to A&E): Energy Drinks and Alcohol

Energy drinks mask alcohol's effects, and could increase injury risk ...

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Rad! The Star On the Brink of a Black Hole

Star discovered in closest known orbit around black hole ...

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Shared Pain, Shared Gain: The Science of Sacrifice

Power of shared pain triggers extreme self-sacrifice ...

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Turn Those Northern Lights OFF! They’re Messing With My GPS.

New research on northern lights will improve satellite navigation accuracy ...

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Why Do Shorter Men Go Bald More Often?

Study under the leadership of the University of Bonn shows that hair loss is linked to countless other characteristics...

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An Active Sex Life Makes Happier Workers

Maintaining an active sex life may lead to improved job satisfaction and engagement in work ...

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Brainbeans! Caffeine Could Help Diminish Dementia

Caffeine boosts enzyme that could protect against dementia...

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What Makes Big Ben Bong? Acoustic Researchers Vibe Westminster

Engineers reveal why Big Ben produces distinct tone...

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But it’s How *I* See It! Pointillism from 38,000 Years Ago

38,000-year-old engravings confirm ancient origins of technique used by Seurat, Van Gogh ...

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Itchyness and Pain: You Know the Difference, But Does Your Body?

Itch neurons play a role in managing pain ...

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Sweaty Betty or Sticky Micky? Perspiration, by Gender

Who sweats more, men or women? Finally, an answer....

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Waiting (and waiting) for My Man: Marine Snails as Opioid Alternative

An alternative to opioids? Compound from marine snail is potent pain reliever...

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Oceans of Lucre: Towards a Lasting ‘Blue Economy’

Marine ecologist offers suggestions for achieving a strong, lasting 'blue economy' ...

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Rising Sea Levels? Global Warming? Blame Canada!

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change, UCI study shows ...

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Arcuate Striations: The Clue to Life on Mars

Researchers pinpoint watery past on Mars ...

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How Music Triggers the Brain’s Own Opioids

McGill scientists show brain's own opioids involved in musical pleasure...

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That’s Siiiick! Michigan State’s Bacteria Detector

Faster way of detecting bacteria could save your life ...

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One We Haven’t Ruined Yet: Geologists Find Lost Continent

Researchers confirm the existence of a 'lost continent' under Mauritius ...

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No Walls in Nature: Range Expansion in the Animal World

Challenging traditional theories on organisms' 'range expansion'...

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Staggering Scenes: The Fine Art of Neurocinematic Studies

On the treadmill, no-one can hide. New techniques of pre-testing audience response...

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Giggle Your Way to a Flatter Tummy: Serotonin and Fat Burning

TSRI scientists find brain hormone that triggers fat burning ...

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More Moth News! Foreign Moths Invade EU!

Southern hemisphere moth species now resident in Portugal ...

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Alternative Facts and Science Skepticism

Facts, beliefs, and identity: The seeds of science skepticism ...

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Strong, but Itchy. Armourers Update the Hairshirt for 2017

Strength of hair inspires new materials for body armor ...

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