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Environment RESEARCHERS find that "hydrogen's role as a replacement for natural gas has more to do with a need for gas production and distribution companies to stay in business by having something to sell, than any real GHG emissions benefit or significant technical need"

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Environment Stanford researchers estimate that methane leaking from stoves inside U.S. homes has the same climate impact as about 500,000 gasoline-powered cars and the stoves can expose people to respiratory disease-triggering pollutants.

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Psychology The pandemic has altered people's attitudes towards money in ways that could lead to deeper societal changes in a post-pandemic world. For example—aligned with these findings—an increase in job resignations in US and UK has been observed, potentially fueled by people's reflections on life priorities

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Cancer New research from the University of Cambridge has provided strong evidence that mutations in two genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, known to heighten breast cancer risk, can also be linked with increased risk of developing prostate, pancreatic and stomach cancers.

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Social Science Study: Higher eviction rates in Philadelphia neighborhoods are linked to higher rates of crime, homicide and burglary in Philadelphia neighborhoods from 2006 to 2016. Researchers believe that additional evictions may further destabilize communities and potentially influence crime rates over time.

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Animal Science A new chemical treatment allowed African clawed frogs, which normally don’t regenerate limbs, to regrow functional hind legs following amputation.

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Chemistry Scientists have developed a way to maximize hydrogen yields from biowaste within a few milliseconds. It uses rapid photo-pyrolysis to produce hydrogen gas and solid conductive carbon from banana peels. The hydrogen can be used as green fuel, while the carbon biochar can be used as a fertilizer.

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Environment Living near or downwind of unconventional oil and gas development linked with increased risk of early death. Researchers studied a cohort of more than 15 million Medicare beneficiaries—people ages 65 and older—living in all major U.S. UOGD exploration regions from 2001 to 2015

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r/science 7h ago

Epidemiology CDC confirms Omicron less severe than other variants

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Social Science Populist nations fared much worse during Covid outbreak, new research says

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Medicine Vitamin D supplements really do reduce risk of autoimmune disease

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Medicine Frog regrows amputated leg after drug treatment

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Social Science People prefer to leave moral decisions to humans rather than algorithms that strictly follow human-created fairness principles, a study finds. The reason: people want to be able to break their own fairness principles whenever they want.

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Medicine Increased Risk of Carditis After COVID-19 Vaccination With a Messenger RNA Vaccine and an Inactivated Virus Vaccine

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Health When men transition out of relationships, they are at increased risk of mental illness, including anxiety, depression and suicide.

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r/science 4h ago

Genetics Chihuahua Body Size Gene Found in 53,000-Year-Old Siberian Wolf: a gene mutation that helped breed tiny dogs – like the Pomeranian and Toy Poodle – is a far older feature of the dog genome than previously thought, and was also found in the DNA of a 53,000-year-old Siberian wolf.

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Economics It's not about the bigger home or the better vacation. Financial stability helps people escape the everyday hassles of life, says new research. The findings are particularly important now, as inflation eats into the ability of many Americans to afford basic necessities like food and gas.

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Psychology The more money people earn the happier they are — even at incomes beyond $75,000 a year

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Animal Science An Arctic hare traveled at least 388 kilometers in a record-breaking journey

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Environment Water Flowed on Martian Surface as Recently as Two Billion Years Ago, Study Suggests

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Economics Study: College student grades actually went up in Spring 2020 when the pandemic hit. Furthermore, the researchers found that low-income low-performing students outperformed their wealthier peers, mainly due to students’ use of flexible grading.

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Biology Study: Marijuana May Curb Alcohol's Detrimental Effect on Sleep

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Medicine Myocarditis Cases Reported After mRNA-Based COVID-19 Vaccination in the US From December 2020 to August 2021

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Health Living near or downwind of unconventional oil and gas development linked with increased risk of early death.

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Medicine Scientists regrow frog’s lost leg. Frogs briefly treated with a five-drug cocktail administered by a wearable bioreactor on the stump were able to regrow a functional, nearly complete limb.

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