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The asymmetric synthesis of halogenated compounds from carboxylic acids is world first
PHYS.ORG Toyohashi University of Technology researchers led by Associate Professor Shibatomi developed new catalytic reaction to produce chlorine-containing organic molecules in isomerically pure (left- or... 2 days
Duped by Photoshop: People Are Bad at Spotting Fake Photos
LIVE SCIENCE A new study shows why so many people can be fooled by doctored images. 4 days
The asymmetric synthesis of halogenated compounds from carboxylic acids is world first
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a new reaction to produce chlorinated compounds with high isomeric purity. Such compounds are important building blocks for target molecules. However... 2 days
A super-algae to save our seas
PHYS.ORG Coral reefs are our most diverse marine habitat. They provide over US$30 billion to the world economy every year and directly support over 500 million people. However, they are vulnerable with climate change impact models predicting... 1 day
Rare Human Syndrome May Explain Why Dogs are So Friendly
LIVE SCIENCE Dogs and people with Williams syndrome may both owe their sociable personalities to changes in the same genes. 2 days
These genes may be why dogs are so friendly
SCIENCE-NEWS Dog domestication may be the result of just a few genetic changes, including ones that made canines more interested in interacting with people. 2 days
India's top court considers whether privacy is a right
PHYS.ORG India's Supreme Court began hearing submissions Wednesday to determine whether Indians have a constitutional right to privacy in a challenge to the government's massive biometric database, which critics argue violates... 2 days
Researchers Examine When People Are More Susceptible To Fake News
NPR Whether people consume news in a social setting or alone can affect how likely they are to fact-check. Research suggests people let their guard down when they're in... 4 days
Researchers find support for redistribution is a function of compassion, self-interest and envy—but not fairness
PHYS.ORG Economic redistribution has been a core political dispute around the world for centuries. And while intuitively fairness seems... 4 days
Humans hardwired to lean to the right while kissing the world over
SCIENCE DAILY New research that looked into people's kissing bias could have wider implications for cognitive and neuroscience. 4 days
Fake pictures go undetected by most people says new study
NEWS MEDICAL A new unique study from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom looked at a group of participants and asked them to detect digitally manipulated fake images.... 3 days
Medical News Today: Yawning: Why we do it and what it means
MNT Everybody yawns, but why? In this article, learn about the possible reasons for yawning, why it is so contagious, and if it can ever... 7 days
Why do BRCA1 mutations cause predominantly breast and ovarian cancer?
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers report a new, previously unrecognized function of the BRCA1 gene that explains why BRCA1 gene mutation carriers are at increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. 3 days
Humans hardwired to lean to the right while kissing the world over
PHYS.ORG If you lean in for a kiss on the left you may be in the minority. A new study from an international team of... 4 days
7,500 Pounds of 'Eels' Cover Oregon Road with Slime (Here's Why)
LIVE SCIENCE A highway in Oregon was recently closed when a crate filled with slime eels overturned on the highway, releasing tons of gooey slime. But what exactly... 1 week
Why Do We Sleep?
LIVE SCIENCE Researchers who study sleep now have a few theories about why we spend one-third of our lives in dreamland. 3 days
Why some women are more likely to feel depressed
SCIENCE DAILY It's no secret that the risk of depression increases for women when their hormones are fluctuating. Especially vulnerable times include the menopause transition and onset of postmenopause. There's also postpartum... 2 days
Why the Biggest Animals Aren't the Fastest
LIVE SCIENCE Here's why elephants can't run as fast as cheetahs. 4 days
Why midsized animals are the fastest on Earth
Science Magazine Study compares nearly 500 species 4 days
People who think they are less active than peers more likely to have shorter lifespan
NEWS MEDICAL Would you say that you are physically more active, less active, or about equally active as other people... 1 day
Why Dog Breeds Look So Very Different, But Cats Don't
LIVE SCIENCE Why don't pedigreed cats show the extremes in body size and shape that dog breeds do? 1 day
UAlberta researchers find strong clues to underlying cause of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders
NEWS MEDICAL UAlberta researchers believe they now have a clearer picture of why people living with HIV so commonly suffer from dementia and other neurocognitive disorders. 22 hours
Are sugary drink interventions changing people's behavior?
SCIENCE DAILY An evaluation of efforts designed to reduce how many sugary drinks we consume shows some success in changing younger people's habits but warns they cannot be the only way to cut consumption. 2 days
Southampton researchers find new approach to reverse treatment resistance in lymphoma patients
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of Southampton have identified why some people may become resistant to monoclonal antibodies, a common type of immunotherapy used in... 5 days
Medical News Today: Mosquito repellents: How to choose the most effective one
MNT Mosquito repellents are an essential protection against mosquito bites. Learn how to choose the most effective repellent, and how they may prevent disease. 6 days
Top stories: Detecting fake images, Earth’s fastest animals, and why dogs are so friendly
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For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs
ABC NEWS For the 1st time, UN says more than half of people with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus 2 days
Why Some Plant-Based Diets Are Healthier Than Others
LIVE SCIENCE Eating a plant-based diet is good for your health — but some plant-based diets are better than others, a new study that spanned nearly three decades finds. 4 days
Why Tyrannosaurus was a slow runner and why the largest are not always the fastest
SCIENCE DAILY No other animal on land is faster than a cheetah – the elephant is indeed larger, but slower.... 3 days
Prior dengue fever in people infected by Zika does not lead to worse illness
NEWS MEDICAL Individuals who are infected by Zika virus after having dengue fever do not appear to become more severely ill than... 1 week
Did Oxygen Therapy Really 'Reverse' Child's Brain Damage? Experts Are Skeptical
The moon is front and center during a total solar eclipse
Researcher considers structural measures to protect cities from extreme heat events
Shifting storms to bring extreme waves, seaside damage to once placid areas
NASA looks to solar eclipse to help understand Earth's energy system
AIDS deaths halve and 19 million people on life saving treatment
Strengthening 3-D printed parts for real-world use
New algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally
What makes dogs so friendly? Study finds genetic link to super-outgoing people
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Removing CO2 from the air required to safeguard children's future
Researchers study lengths of restroom queues
Snip, snip, cure—correcting defects in the genetic blueprint
20 million engineered and bacteria charged mosquitoes to be released in California
Uncovering the connection between negative stiffness and magnetic domain walls