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Early intervention programs for mood and anxiety disorders improve patient outcomes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers examined the impact of Canada's only early intervention program for youth with mood and anxiety disorders. Results suggest that treatment at the First Episode Mood... more
The secret to a stable society? A steady supply of beer doesn't hurt  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Scientists analyzed bits of beer vessels from an ancient Peruvian brewery to learn what the beer was made of and where the... more
Mesopotamian King Sargon II envisioned ancient city Karkemish as western Assyrian capital  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In "A New Historical Inscription of Sargon II from Karkemish," published in the Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Gianni Marchesi translates a recently discovered... more
Notre Dame: the public and private lives of France's spiritual home  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
While flames engulfed Notre Dame on the evening of April 15 and the world watched in despair, French president Emmanuel Macron told news cameras that the... more
Pediatric endocrinologist gives iconic 'Mona Lisa' a second medical opinion  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A doctor refutes the most recent hypothesis that 'Lisa' had hypothyroidism and psychomotor retardation. more
These beetles have successfully freeloaded for 100 million years  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
An ancient and rare beetle fossil is the oldest example of a social relationship between two animal species. more
How superstitions spread  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Ancient Roman leaders once made decisions about important events, such as when to hold elections or where to build new cities, based on the presence or flight patterns of birds. Builders often omit the thirteenth floor from their floor plans,... more
Lithium detected in an ancient star gives new clues for Big Bang nucleosynthesis  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain) and the University of Cambridge (UK) have detected lithium (Li) in the ancient... more
Study shows female managers don't mean higher pay for women  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A new paper in the European Sociological Review indicates that women's and men's earnings are not affected by the share of female managers in an organization, nor by... more
Switch from hunting to herding recorded in ancient urine  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study begins to resolve the scale and pace of change during the first phases of animal domestication beyond the Fertile Crescent. To reconstruct this history, the authors turned... more
Switch from hunting to herding recorded in ancient pee  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The transition from hunting and gathering to farming and herding is considered a crucial turning point in the history of humanity. Scholars think the intensive food production that came along... more
CBD could help slip medications into the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, is being touted as beneficial for many health conditions, ranging from anxiety to epilepsy. more
Fish that outlived dinosaurs reveals secrets of ancient skull evolution  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new study into one of the world's oldest types of fish, Coelacanth, provides fresh insights into the development of the skull and brain of vertebrates and the... more
Lightning hits Acropolis in Greece injuring 4, site intact  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A lightning bolt struck the Acropolis in Athens during a rainstorm Wednesday, lightly injuring two visitors and two guards but causing no damage to the country's most famous ancient site,... more
Cannabidiol could help deliver medications to the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, is being touted as beneficial for many health conditions, ranging from anxiety to epilepsy. Although much more research is needed to verify these claims, scientists... more
Men often use homophobic tweets to protect masculinity, study finds (article contains offensive language)  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Homophobic language runs rampant on social media, but UO sociologist C.J. Pascoe wanted to investigate whether the trend actually reflects... more
Rhinos, Gomphotheres, Camels, Horses, Antelopes and Alligators Lived in Ancient ‘Texas Serengeti’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Dr. Steven May, a paleontology research associate at the University of Texas at Austin, has studied and identified an extensive collection of fossils from... more
Mild equine asthma can distinguish winners from losers on the racetrack  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
From chariot racing in ancient Rome to the modern Kentucky Derby, horse racing has been celebrated in some form for more than a thousand years. Whether... more
Researchers discover 'ghostly' signs of a mysterious new mineral  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
An international research team including Curtin University scientists has documented the 'ghost' of an undiscovered mineral at two ancient meteorite impact craters. more
Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Kinesiology researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have received funding to compare the effects of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on... more
School shootings' effects on police officers understudied  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Twenty years after Columbine, states are beginning to recognize psychological impact of mass shootings on police officers more
Cometary Surprise Found Inside Meteorite  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
An ancient sliver of the building blocks from which comets formed was discovered encased inside a meteorite like an insect in amber by a Carnegie-led research... more
Empathy and hormones could account for aggressive behavior in children, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The research group in the Psychobiology section of the Department of Basic Psychological Processes and their Development of the UPV/EHU's Faculty of Psychology has... more
Study resolves sex differences in psychiatric illness risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Male and female rats whose mother experienced a simulated viral infection during pregnancy display autism- and schizophrenia-like behaviors, according to a new follow-up study published in eNeuro. more
Megalith tombs were family graves in European Stone Age  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Archeologists have discovered kin relationships among Stone Age individuals buried in megalithic tombs on Ireland and in Sweden. The kin relations can be traced for more than ten generations and... more
People with stress disorders like PTSD are at higher risk of heart disease  SCIENCE-NEWS · 5 days
Those coping with psychological trauma have a greater risk for cardiovascular disease, a large-scale study that goes beyond men and veterans finds. more
‘Cities’ reveals common ground between ancient and modern urban life  SCIENCE-NEWS · 5 days
In the book ‘Cities,’ archaeologist Monica Smith sees the positives in past and present metropolises. more
Fat shaming celebrities may make women more judgemental about being overweight  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new study has shown that celebrity fat-shaming leads to an adverse reaction among general women towards people who are overweight. The study titled, “Shaping the... more
Commuter spouses have a lot to teach us about the 'stickiness' of traditional marriage  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
For her new book, sociologist Danielle J. Lindemann, interviewed nearly one hundred commuter spouses—couples who live apart in service to... more
New evidence suggests volcanoes caused biggest mass extinction ever  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers say mercury buried in ancient rock provides the strongest evidence yet that volcanoes caused the biggest mass extinction in the history of the Earth. The extinction 252 million years... more
New evidence suggests volcanoes caused biggest mass extinction ever  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Researchers say mercury buried in ancient rock provides the strongest evidence yet that volcanoes caused the biggest mass extinction in the history of the Earth. more
Smiling Can Make Us Feel Little Bit Happier, Review Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
According to a review of previous studies, published in the Psychological Bulletin, emotional facial expressions —... more
Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A wave of migrants from what is now Greece and Turkey arrived in Britain some 6,000 years ago and virtually replaced the existing hunter-gatherer population, according to a study published Monday in... more
Celebrity fat shaming has ripple effects on women's implicit anti-fat attitudes  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Comparing 20 instances of celebrity fat-shaming with women's implicit attitudes about weight before and after the event, psychologists found that instances of celebrity fat-shaming were associated... more
Electrostimulation can improve working memory of people in their 70s, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In a groundbreaking study published in Nature Neuroscience, Rob Reinhart, an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences at Boston University and BU doctoral... more
Psychologists find smiling really can make people happier  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Smiling really can make people feel happier, according to a new article. A team of psychologists combined data from 138 studies testing more than 11,000 participants and found that facial expressions have... more
New study advances treatment options for PTSD  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research examines the psychological and neural basis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). more
Driving a wedge into historic gaps of climate science  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Evidence of historic marine life present in Alaskan permafrost is helping scientists reconstruct ancient changes in the ice cover over the Arctic Ocean. more
Ancient lakes: Eyes into the past, and the future  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Baikal, Biwa and Bosuntwi. Maracaibo, Malawi and Matano. Tule, Tahoe and Titicaca. more
DNA fragments from ancient hominins reveal new branches of the Denisovan lineage  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
It's widely accepted that anatomically modern humans interbred with their close relatives, the Neanderthals and Denisovans, as they dispersed out of Africa. more
New research on psychological and neural basis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Dr. Stephen Maren, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, recently published significant research on the psychological and neural basis of Post-Traumatic... more
Medical News Today: How marijuana affects the body  MNT · 1 week
Marijuana has several potential physical and psychological effects on the body, such as lung irritation and increased appetite. Learn more about the effects of marijuana on the body here. more
How marijuana affects the body  MNT · 1 week
Marijuana has several potential physical and psychological effects on the body, such as lung irritation and increased appetite. Learn more about the effects of marijuana on the body here. more
Conservationists discover hidden diversity in ancient frog family  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Research scientists have uncovered hidden diversity within a type of frog found only in the Seychelles, showing that those on each island have their own distinct lineage. The family tree of sooglossid... more
Homo luzonensis: New Species of Ancient Human Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An early human species with a unique mix of primitive (that is, Australopithecus-like) and derived (that is, Homo sapiens-like) morphological... more
A new species of ancient human and real-time evolutionary changes in flowering plants  Science Magazine · 1 week
The ancient humans also known as the “hobbit” people (Homo floresiensis) might have company in their small stature with the discovery of... more
Conservationists discover hidden diversity in ancient frog family  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Research scientists led by the University of Kent have uncovered hidden diversity within a type of frog found only in the Seychelles, showing that those on each island have their own distinct... more
Ancient 'Texas Serengeti' had elephant-like animals, rhinos, alligators and more  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
During the Great Depression, Texans were put to work as fossil hunters. The workers retrieved tens of thousands of specimens that have been studied in small bits and... more
Ancient DNA reveals new branches of the Denisovan family tree  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
It's widely accepted that anatomically modern humans interbred with their close relatives, the Neanderthals and Denisovans, as they dispersed out of Africa. But a study examining DNA fragments... more
Driving a wedge into historic gaps of climate science  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Evidence of historic marine life present in Alaskan permafrost is helping scientists reconstruct ancient changes in the ice cover over the Arctic Ocean. more
Ancient 'Texas Serengeti' had elephant-like animals, rhinos, alligators and more  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
During the Great Depression, some unemployed Texans were put to work as fossil hunters. The workers retrieved tens of thousands of specimens that have been studied in small... more
Killer tadpoles threaten Andaman archipelago's native frog species  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The Indian bullfrog, which is native to the Indian sub-continent, has recently invaded the Andaman archipelago. This group of islands lies about 1200 km east of the Indian mainland. The bullfrog was... more
Attention skills in a nonhuman cooperative breeding species  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Cooperative breeding may facilitate the development of sophisticated communicative abilities such as intentionality and joint attention skills. Two new studies of researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen, the... more
How much evidence is enough to declare a new species of human?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The announcement of a new species of ancient human (more correctly hominin) from the Philippines, reported today in Nature, will cause a lot of... more
Study sheds new light on long-term treatment with antidepressant drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new study published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics sheds new light on long-term studies with antidepressant drugs. more
New Species of Early Human Is Even Smaller Than the 'Hobbit'  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
The ancient bones and teeth of a previously unknown human relative — one that was even smaller than the so-called Hobbit — have been discovered deep... more
Ancient Bones And Teeth Found In A Philippine Cave May Rewrite Human History  NPR · 2 weeks
Islands in Southeast Asia were clearly important in the evolution of early humans, say scientists who have turned up 50,000-year-old remains of... more
Ancient Bones And Teeth Found In A Philippines Cave May Rewrite Human History  NPR · 2 weeks
Islands in Southeast Asia were clearly important in the evolution of early humans, say scientists who have turned up 50,000-year-old remains of... more
Empathy is the secret ingredient that makes cooperation – and civilization – possible  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Human societies are so prosperous mostly because of how altruistic we are. Unlike other animals, people cooperate even with complete strangers. We... more
Psychosocial difficulties related to brain disorders much more similar than expected  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Do you have difficulties remembering to do important things? A sense of everything moving too fast around you? Problems getting through the day because you just... more
Stone Circles Ringed House That May Have Belonged to the Neolithic 'One Percent'  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
The ancient stone circles around Stonehenge and Avebury in England may have all started with the commemoration of a single Neolithic house. more
Study: Neanderthals, Woolly Mammoths Shared Genetic Traits  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Neanderthals and woolly mammoths (Mammuthus primigenius) co-existed in similar geographic and environmental European settings during the Middle and Upper Pleistocene epochs and... more
Students who enjoyed their alone time seem to display greater psychological health  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Transitioning from high school to college can be stressful. Trying to fit in, making new friends, missing old ones and home, meeting professors' and... more
Digital technologies help nonspecialist to offer mental health care in low-resource settings  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Text messaging, mobile apps, and other digital technologies are being used in innovative ways to support nonspecialist health workers in increasing access to mental... more
Mental health care for elderly comes into focus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
According to a new study self-harm is becoming a major health issue among the elderly. This is bringing into focus the issue of mental health among the elderly. The results of the... more
Understanding imbalance in key neural pathway to help treat psychiatric disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have identified for the first time an imbalance in a key neural pathway that explains how some people reactivate... more
Tracking records of the oldest life forms on Earth  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Ancient organic matter of biological origin has been tracked in multiple samples of rock spanning over 2,000 million years of Earth's history, according to researchers. more
Michael Tomasello: What makes humans human?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In his new book, Becoming Human, (Harvard University Press, 2019) Michael Tomasello brings together more than two decades of his research on what makes humans unique. The book builds on Tomasello's work studying young children's development,... more
Animal-assisted therapy has a positive effect on social behavior of patients with brain injuries  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Animal-assisted therapy can foster social competence in patients with brain injuries and increase their emotional involvement during therapy. These were... more
European researchers to drill for ancient Antarctic ice  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A group of 14 European scientific institutions plan to retrieve the world's oldest ice as part of research into past climate change. more
Ancient shipwreck to be made accessible to divers in Greece  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Near the northern Greek island of Alonissos lies a remarkable ancient shipwreck: the remains of a massive cargo ship that changed archaeologists' understanding of shipbuilding in antiquity. more
Grapes on Mars? Georgia winemakers aiming high  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Georgia is immensely proud of its ancient wine-making tradition, claiming to have been the first nation to make wine. Now it wants to be the first to grow grapes on Mars. more
Dedicated intervention can double smoking quit rates for people with severe mental illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Research published in the Lancet Psychiatry has found a dedicated intervention to help people with severe mental illness stop smoking can double... more
Woolly mammoths and Neanderthals may have shared genetic traits  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study suggests that the genetic profiles of two extinct mammals with African ancestry -- woolly mammoths and Neanderthals -- shared molecular characteristics of adaptation to cold environments. more
Tracking records of the oldest life forms on Earth  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The discovery provides a new characteristic 'biosignature' to track the remains of ancient life preserved in rocks which are significantly altered over billions of years and could help identify life... more
Carbon lurking in deep ocean threw ancient climate switch, say researchers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A million years ago, a longtime pattern of alternating glaciations and warm periods dramatically changed, when ice ages suddenly became longer and more intense. Scientists have... more
Relationship benefits can be seen in your eyes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Psychologists used an infrared camera that measured pupil width to track people's response to stressful events in real-time. more
Psychiatry: Multigene test predicts depression risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An international team has found a genetic score that reliably predicts the risk, severity and age of onset of depression in young people. The study also confirms a history of childhood abuse as a risk factor. more
Revolutionary camera allows scientists to predict evolution of ancient stars  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
For the first time scientists have been able to prove a decades old theory on stars thanks to a revolutionary high-speed camera. more
Woolly mammoths and Neanderthals may have shared genetic traits  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new Tel Aviv University study suggests that the genetic profiles of two extinct mammals with African ancestry—woolly mammoths, elephant-like animals that evolved in the arctic peninsula of Eurasia around... more
Carbon lurking in deep ocean threw ancient climate switch, say researchers  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A million years ago, a longtime pattern of alternating glaciations and warm periods dramatically changed, when ice ages suddenly became longer and more intense. Scientists have... more
Revolutionary camera allows scientists to predict evolution of ancient stars  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
For the first time scientists have been able to prove a decades old theory on stars thanks to a revolutionary high-speed camera. more
Attention skills in a nonhuman cooperative breeding species
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Deep-sea drillers investigate shedding of Antarctic icebergs
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