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TV's influence on pregnancy, childbirth more powerful than many women admit
SCIENCE DAILY Sociology research may reveal a surprisingly stronger-than-expected influence from TV reality shows and other media on pregnant women's perception and management of their pregnancy and childbirth... 1 week
Obesity associated with longer survival for men with metastatic melanoma
SCIENCE DAILY Obese patients with metastatic melanoma who are treated with targeted or immune therapies live significantly longer than those with a normal body mass index (BMI), investigators report. 1 week
Study reports longer survival for obese men with metastatic melanoma
NEWS MEDICAL Obese patients with metastatic melanoma who are treated with targeted or immune therapies live significantly longer than those with a normal body mass index, investigators report in a... 1 week
Long incubation times may defend birds against parasites
SCIENCE DAILY Some tropical birds have longer egg incubation times than their temperate cousins, even though their habitat is teeming with egg-eating predators. The reason why has long been a mystery, but a new... 2 days
Long incubation times may defend birds against parasites
PHYS.ORG Some tropical birds have longer egg incubation times than their temperate cousins, even though their habitat is teeming with egg-eating predators. The reason why has long been a mystery, but a new... 2 days
On second thought, the Moon's water may be widespread and immobile
SCIENCE DAILY A new analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon's water is widely distributed across the surface and is not confined to... 6 hours
On second thought, the Moon's water may be widespread and immobile
PHYS.ORG A new analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon's water is widely distributed across the surface and is not confined to... 6 hours
Light Pollution Is a Big Problem, But You Can Help
SPACE.COM No longer can residents in most metropolitan areas or even their nearby suburbs be treated to a view of our home galaxy, the Milky Way. And that's not... 12 hours
Beluga whales dive deeper, longer to find food in Arctic
SCIENCE DAILY Beluga whales that spend summers feeding in the Arctic are diving deeper and longer to find food than in earlier years, when sea ice covered more of the... 3 days
Cancer risk associated with key epigenetic changes occurring through normal aging process
SCIENCE DAILY Some scientists have hypothesized that tumor-promoting changes in cells during cancer development -- particularly an epigenetic change involving DNA methylation -- arise from rogue... 23 hours
Longer-lived animals have longer-lived proteins
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers studying half-lives of evolutionarily related proteins in different species uncovered a link between species lifespan and protein lifespan. 1 week
Is This Seal the Earliest Evidence of the Prophet Isaiah?
LIVE SCIENCE The 2,700-year-old seal impression refers to Isaiah, which may be the first extra-biblical evidence of the man who has a book in the Hebrew Bible named after him. 2 days
Mexican gray wolf population grows by 1 animal, survey says
PHYS.ORG At least one more endangered Mexican gray wolf is roaming the American Southwest compared with a year earlier, and U.S. wildlife officials said Wednesday that lower survival rates... 2 days
First evidence of surprising ocean warming around Galápagos corals
SCIENCE DAILY A new analysis of the natural temperature archives stored in coral reefs shows the ocean around the Galápagos Islands has been warming since the 1970s. The finding surprised the research... 2 days
Is This Seal the Earliest Evidence of Biblical Prophet Isaiah?
LIVE SCIENCE The 2,700-year-old seal impression refers to Isaiah, which may be the first extra-biblical evidence of the man who has a book in the Hebrew Bible named after him. 1 day
Breakup of last glacial deep stratification in the South Pacific
Science Magazine Stratification of the deep Southern Ocean during the Last Glacial Maximum is thought to have facilitated carbon storage and subsequent release during the deglaciation as stratification broke down,... 1 day
Postmenopausal women with high body-fat levels despite normal BMI have increased breast cancer risk
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U-Th dating of carbonate crusts reveals Neandertal origin of Iberian cave art
Science Magazine The extent and nature of symbolic behavior among Neandertals are obscure. Although evidence for Neandertal body ornamentation has been proposed, all cave painting has... 1 day
Improved Hubble yardstick gives fresh evidence for new physics in the universe
PHYS.ORG Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to make the most precise measurements of the expansion rate of the universe since it was first... 1 day
Mouse study adds to evidence linking gut bacteria and obesity
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Improved Hubble yardstick gives fresh evidence for new physics in the universe
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Study provides new evidence of biological link between diet and depression
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Women using short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant, study shows
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Study: Diagnosis of celiac disease takes 3.5 years for patients who do not report GI symptoms
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Intercellular communication system is found to encode and transmit more messages than previously thought
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Plants colonized Earth 100 million years earlier than previously thought
SCIENCE DAILY A new study on the timescale of plant evolution has concluded that the first plants to colonize the Earth originated around 500 million years ago -- 100 million... 4 days
When it comes to our brains, there's no such thing as normal
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Medical News Today: What is penis shrinkage and why does it happen?
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Medical News Today: What are lymphocytes and what are healthy levels to have?
MNT Learn more about lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. We look at their function, normal levels, and what happens if levels... 2 days
'Excess emissions' make significant contribution to air pollution
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Engineers advance the capability of wearable tech
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Chemical-free, low-cost crop storage bags that preserve food longer now commercially available
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U.K. scientists increasingly anxious about Brexit confusion
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Zero gravity graphene promises success in space
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Australian eggs under review
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Augmented reality takes 3-D printing to next level
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New recyclable resin makes wind turbines much more sustainable
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Artificial intelligence can help you protect your personal data
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Starfish can see in the dark (among other amazing abilities)
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Andromeda galaxy was formed in 'recent' star crash: study
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