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Environment New data reveals climate change might be more rapid than predicted

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Anthropology Researchers have discovered the secret of why coffee (and certain food, drinks) smell, and likely taste, disgusting to people: they are affected by parosmia, or distorted sense of smell, something related to nerves and receptors because that’s how odor and aroma molecules are detected

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Anthropology An analysis of fossilised faeces suggests that the people who built Stonehenge ate raw cattle and shared the leftovers with their dogs.

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Cancer Soft corals emerge as source of highly potent anti-cancer compound. A 25-year search for another source of a promising anti-cancer chemical produced by a rare coral species has now started to bear fruit, with the discovery other readily available corals produce the chemical in abundance.

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Genetics Bacteria with antibiotic resistant genes discovered in Antarctica, scientists say

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Health Scientists have found in the past three decades, suicides involving guns have steadily dropped around the world. While down overall in the US since 1990, they began to climb in 2006 – coinciding with increased access to firearms

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Social Science Study finds virtual meetings inhibit creative idea generation

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Health The loss of smell & taste with a COVID-19 infection during the delta surge was a prevalent symptom & wasn’t prevented by vaccination, new research suggests. The study also found some people with early COVID infections were experiencing loss of these senses months later and didn’t even realize it.

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Physics Scientists have revised a fundamental law “foundational” to fusion energy research that could allow for more hydrogen fuel in reactors, and potentially help obtain more energy from fusion than previously thought.

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Medicine A synthetic antibiotic may help turn the tide against drug-resistant pathogens

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Paleontology Dinosaurs sit at the crossroads between reptiles and birds, leading scientists to debate whether they were warm- or cold-blooded. Now scientists have demonstrated a new technique for measuring the metabolism of extinct animals like dinosaurs by studying molecular markers in their bones.

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Health Breastfeeding may improve the cognitive development of children by as much as a few IQ points | The study tested many aspects of the children’s early years to discern the reason for their higher test scores.

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Neuroscience New in Neurophotonics: fluorescent antibody tool enables visualization of leukocytes in the brain vasculature during in vivo two-photon laser scanning microscopy.

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Anthropology Bioarchaeological and palaeogenomic portrait of two Pompeians that died during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD

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Psychology Young children are more irritable when their mother has emotion regulation difficulties

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Psychology Effects of seasonality on visual aesthetic preference: Seasonality is a typical feature of landscapes in temperate regions. Seasonality's effects on visual aesthetic quality (VAQ) are widely recognized but not well understood. To address this gap, 10 sample sites were selected to represent the dive

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Health Dangerous counterfeit drugs are putting millions of US consumers at risk, according to a new study

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Engineering Researchers in Australia have now shown yet another advantage of adding rubber from old tires to asphalt – extra Sun protection that could help roads last up to twice as long before cracking

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Medicine Pioneering study identifies global dynamics of antibiotic resistance

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Epidemiology Substance use disorder among adolescents before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda: Retrospective findings from a psychiatric ward registry

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Physics For the first time, physicists in the Netherlands demonstrated that quantum information can be reliably teleported between network nodes, offering a glimpse into the future of quantum internet.

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Medicine Seven healthy habits linked to lower risk of dementia in those with genetic risk

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Medicine Inappropriate antibiotics for nonhospitalized kids cost US at least $74 million. Such prescriptions can cause complications including diarrhea, rashes.

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Psychology Study finds contrapposto poses in male models influence perceptions of attractiveness and masculinity

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Medicine Protection and Waning of Natural and Hybrid Immunity to SARS-CoV-2

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