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Health 75% of teens aren’t getting recommended daily exercise: New study suggests supportive school environment is linked to higher physical activity levels

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Social Science A model of how misinformation spreads on Twitter suggests that specific interventions (removing content, nudging posters, banning repeat offenders) each have small impact but can be effective in reducing the spread of misinformation when used together

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r/science 10h ago

Environment Viruses survive in fresh water by ‘hitchhiking’ on plastic, study finds

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r/science 5h ago

Psychology Whiteness is still associated with leadership in the United States, study suggests

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r/science 10h ago

Medicine Fixed vial sizes for controversial Alzheimer's drug could waste $605 million in Medicare spending each year

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r/science 2h ago

Cancer Researchers reveal the surprising reasons why cancer cells are often forced to rely on fat imports: fat molecules are used to create membranes of new cells. A finding that could lead to new ways to understand and slow down tumor growth

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r/science 3h ago

Health Eating a larger proportion of protein while dieting leads to better food choices and helps avoid the loss of lean body mass, according to a study.

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r/science 4h ago

Environment Carbon sequestration services produced by African forest elephants are worth $20-$25 billion and could finance conservation and local communities

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r/science 11h ago

Health Canada’s COVID-19 pandemic response compares well with other countries. At least 70,000 more Canadians would have died during the first two years of the pandemic if Canada had the same death rates as the United States, the country with the highest cumulative number of COVID-19-related deaths.

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r/science 1d ago Silver

Health New study finds that politicians typically enjoy longer lives than general populations

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r/science 12h ago

Nanoscience Learned Motor Patterns Are Replayed in Human Motor Cortex during Sleep

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Psychology Study: People “Click” Better When Their Body Odor Matches. Pairs of same-sex friends who reported strong connections when they first met had similar body odors, and body odor similarity predicted whether two strangers would hit it off.

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r/science 1h ago

Astronomy A modelling study finds that super-Earths with a Hydrogen-Helium-dominated atmosphere could be warm enough to host liquid water and therefore be habitable.

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r/science 3h ago

Health New research builds the case that a Western-style diet — rich in red and processed meat, sugar and refined grains/carbohydrates — is tied to higher risk of colorectal cancer

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r/science 3h ago

Neuroscience Oxytocin spreads cooperation in social networks. When the central members received oxytocin, cooperation spread through the network; after many rounds of the game, the offer and acceptance threshold evolved into a fifty-fifty split, a sign of cooperation

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r/science 3h ago

Medicine COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy helps protect infants from needing hospital care for COVID-19: In a new study published in the NEJM, researchers provide additional evidence that COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy helps protect babies younger than 6 months from being hospitalized due to COVID-19

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r/science 3h ago

Health Higher protein intake while dieting leads to healthier eating, study shows

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Health Almost 90% of autistic women report experiencing sexual violence, according to a new study. The results also revealed that most victims had been assaulted multiple times, that this began when they were young and that they were rarely able to report the abuse or receive care

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r/science 1d ago Take My Energy

Economics The impact of corporate taxes on economic growth is exaggerated. A meta-analysis of existing research cannot rule out that corporate taxes have no impact on economic growth.

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r/science 3h ago

Biology Researchers show how the liver can control the brain and behavior

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r/science 5h ago

Health Smoking cessation through a healthcare system model is shown more effective than telephone ‘quitlines’ in the short term

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r/science 3h ago

Biology The octopus’ brain and the human brain share the same “jumping genes”, study finds

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r/science 3h ago

Cancer Prostate cancer hijacks tumor cell biorhythm to evade hormone therapy: Hormone therapy is successful at keeping metastatic prostate cancer under control, but eventually the tumor cells become resistant to it.

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r/science 2h ago

Social Science Study: Digital storytelling is an effective way to recall therapeutic experiences, build resilience, and co-create places.

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r/science 23h ago

Anthropology Population bottlenecks that reduced genetic diversity were common throughout human history. The analysis is the first comprehensive look at founder events across a broad swath of human populations over the past 10,000 years or so of human history and pinpoints when these events occurred.

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