r/science 7h ago

Psychology Liberals view emotions as a feature of rationality, while conservatives view it as a bug, study finds

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Chemistry Researchers are calling for global action to address the complex mix of chemicals that go into plastics and for greater transparency on what they are. Identifying and managing chemicals in plastics is going to be key to tackling waste

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Health Vitamin D supplements linked to reduced risk of suicide, study of veterans finds

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r/science 6h ago

Social Science Commonly used police diversity training unlikely to change officers’ behavior, study finds: Officers who took diversity training were more knowledgeable about bias, but these effects were fleeting and appear to have little influence on actual policing behaviors

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r/science 4h ago

Health Weed-Friendly Posts on Social Media Get Teens Using Cannabis. More than 80% of participants reported seeing pro-cannabis messages. These posts talked about being high or claimed marijuana was harmless. The pro-cannabis messages most often encountered were from celebrities or in song lyrics.

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r/science 10h ago

Genetics An anti-aging gene discovered in a population of centenarians less prone to cardiovascular complications, has been shown to rewind the heart's biological age by 10 year

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r/science 10h ago

Environment New review finds that rocket emissions in the upper atmosphere can affect the ozone layer but are not regulated — Global annual launches grew from 90 to 190 in the past 5 years, and an upsurge in rocket launches may potentially undo decades of work to save the ozone layer

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r/science 1d ago

Psychology New research indicates that the stress and anxiety caused by COVID-19 is affecting the mental health of employees in a significant way.

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r/science 6h ago

Medicine Metformin induces mitochondrial fission and reduces energy metabolism by targeting respiratory chain complex I in hepatic stellate cells to reverse liver fibrosis (2023)

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r/science 6h ago

Environment Scientists found dangerous levels of a chemical known as 4-nonylphenol (4NP) – along with dozens of other chemicals – in the liver and skeletal tissue of 12 dead Southern Resident and Bigg's orcas

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Social Science Extremely rich people are not extremely smart. Study in Sweden finds income is related to intelligence up to about the 90th percentile in income. Above that level, differences in income are not related to cognitive ability.

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r/science 14h ago

Social Science Researchers estimate that in 2017, the remaining life expectancy of a 10-year-old child in one of the most violent countries in the world was up to 14 years shorter than that of a child of the same age in one of the most peaceful countries.

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r/science 12h ago

Health Association between cannabis use and blood pressure levels according to comorbidities and socioeconomic status

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Environment An Investigation into the Environmental Impacts of Food Choices found the ketogenic diet to have the highest emissions, while the vegan diet had the lowest. Animal products, especially red meat produced the biggest impact. The highest emission diets had up to four times the impact of the vegan diet.

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r/science 17h ago

Engineering Strong evidence suggesting that frying in space is possible — Bubble dynamics and temperature profiles under the potato surface recorded in Parabolic Flight Campaign frying experiments.

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r/science 1d ago

Psychology Decaf coffee reduces caffeine withdrawal - even when you know it's decaf

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r/science 1d ago

Social Science Russia's Role in the Far-Right Truck Convoy: An analysis of Russian state media activity related to the 2022 Freedom Convoy

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r/science 1d ago

Social Science When skin becomes smoother, the face is seen as prettier, even if it isn't detectable

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r/science 7h ago

Biology Sex-dimorphic and age-dependent organization of 24-hour gene expression rhythms in humans

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r/science 6h ago

Neuroscience A spatiotemporal complexity architecture of human brain activity (Feb 2023)

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r/science 13h ago

Neuroscience Increased intrinsic and synaptic excitability of hypothalamic POMC neurons underlies chronic stress-induced behavioral deficits

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r/science 1d ago

Neuroscience A new study suggests that too much screen time during infancy may lead to changes in brain activity, as well as problems with executive functioning — the ability to stay focused and control impulses, behaviors, and emotions — in elementary school.

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r/science 6h ago

Biology Age-dependent nuclear lipid droplet deposition is a cellular hallmark of aging in Caenorhabditis elegans (2023)

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r/science 1d ago

Psychology New study links psychedelic drug experience to certain positive health behaviors - A new online survey of U.S. adults indicates that people who report using any of the classic psychedelics at least once in their lives also reported smoking cigarettes less often and eating healthier diets.

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r/science 19h ago

Health FMO rewires metabolism to promote longevity through tryptophan and one carbon metabolism in C. elegans (Feb 2023)

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