r/science 19h ago

Breaking News The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022: Awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal, and K. Barry Sharpless "for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry"

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r/science 8h ago

Psychology A systematic review finds nature exposure has a significant restorative effect in children and adolescents, helping restore cognitive, social and behavioral resources.

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r/science 16h ago

Medicine The heart & lung capacity & strength of trans women exceed those of cis women, even after years of hormone therapy, but they are lower than those of cis men. Total body fat was lower & skeletal muscle mass was higher among the trans women than among the cis women, but higher & lower than cis men.

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r/science 6h ago

Psychology Finally, the real answer why your best ideas come during showering: research shows why a wandering mind sometimes comes up with creative solutions to a problem when a person is engaged in a "mindless" task

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r/science 22h ago

Health Eating Late Increases Hunger, Decreases Calories Burned, and Changes Fat Tissue

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r/science 9h ago

Medicine UCI team demonstrates the adult brain has the potential to partially recover from inherited blindness

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r/science 2h ago

Social Science Study finds expanding voting rights can reduce violence

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r/science 14h ago

Medicine Scientists Have Discovered a New Set of Blood Groups | The ‘Er’ grouping could help doctors identify and treat some rare cases of blood incompatibility, including between pregnant mothers and fetuses

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r/science 14h ago

Health Scientists have found there is no evidence that the COVID-19 vaccination increases the incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare neurological disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the nerves

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r/science 4h ago

Environment Melting permafrost increases greenhouse gas from arctic lakes. Groundwaters that circulate through the subsoil as a result of melting permafrost can transport carbon dioxide and methane to arctic lakes and in turn be emitted to the atmosphere.

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r/science 12h ago

Environment Study suggests that even small amounts of crude oil can harm seabirds. Tiny amounts of crude oil on the water surface, less than one percent of the thickness of a hair, can damage seabird feathers.

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r/science 6h ago

Engineering Europe can rapidly eliminate imports of Russian natural gas, study shows: Engineers develop a model to analyze pathways to full independence from Russian natural gas

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r/science 12h ago

Psychology Viewing, feeling, and touching real dogs leads to increasingly higher levels of activity in the prefrontal cortex of the brain. The study shows that this effect persists after the dogs are no longer present, but is reduced when real dogs are replaced with stuffed animals.

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r/science 20h ago

Health Neuroimaging study suggests serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment can improve brain ventricle volume

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r/science 15h ago

Earth Science Dinosaur-killing asteroid triggered global tsunami that scoured seafloor thousands of miles from impact site and was up to 30,000x larger than the energy in the December 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake tsunami

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r/science 6h ago

Environment Historical review shows megadroughts could become permanent in some places due to climate change

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r/science 10h ago

Environment Traditionally, the drainage of water from beneath ice sheets is thought to stabilise ice flow by removing lubricating water from the ice sheet bed; however, new findings highlight a currently overlooked process that can rapidly switch on beneath melting ice sheets.

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r/science 13h ago

Health Study: Cannabis Preparations Associated with Quality of Life Improvements in Adults with Autism

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r/science 6h ago

Health Abuse, neglect in childhood may increase heart failure risk as an adult, study shows

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r/science 18h ago

Health Multiple health benefits of b-type procyanidin-rich foods like chocolate and apples consumed in right amounts

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r/science 18h ago

Earth Science Scientists identify three ways to conserve Earth’s microbes due to their potential to boost plant growth by 64 percent on average.

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r/science 36m ago

Psychology ‘I’m extremely disturbed’: Harsh crackdown at top Iranian university shocks academics worldwide | Science

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r/science 12h ago

Health Asian, Black, and Hispanic patients are less likely to develop beta-amyloid plaques alongside cognitive impairment. This excludes them from most trials of drugs that could slow Alzheimer’s progression.

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r/science 6h ago

Social Science Parenting practices in teen years set the stage for closeness, warmth later on, study shows

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r/science 6h ago

Physics Free-Space Dissemination of Time and Frequency with 10−19 Instability over 113 km

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r/science 16h ago

Mathematics DeepMind unveils AlphaTensor, a deep reinforcement learning approach for discovering novel, efficient, and provably correct algorithms for the multiplication of arbitrary matrices. The system discovered algorithms that outperform the state-of-the-art complexity for many matrix sizes.

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