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US spacecraft touches asteroid surface for rare rubble grabCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft descended to an asteroid Tuesday and, dodging boulders the size of buildings, momentarily touched the surface to collect a handful of cosmic rubble...

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Superwhite paint can cool buildings even in hot sunlightA new superwhite paint is so reflective that it can cool a surface to below the surrounding air temperature, even under sunlight. It could help reduce the use of energy-intensive air conditioning in hot countries

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The link between education and support for climate change is weaker among right-wing ideologists in developed countriesA study published in Nature Climate Change, involving data from over 60 countries, suggests that the link between education and attitudes towards climate ...

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Study: Social isolation exacerbates the situation of school bullying victims. The results emphasize that fostering a friendly atmosphere among children in the classroom, as well as promoting the development of social, moral and emotional competences, are...A University of Cordoba study analyzed degrees of acceptance, popularity and friendship at different stages of victimization in the field of school bu...

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Extrachromosomal DNA loops enable tumor cells to resist anti-cancer drugsScientists are examining long-ignored extrachromosomal DNA to understand how cancer evolves resistance to drugs. Can the clues help us outfox cancer itself?

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Millions, in record numbers, seek police reformsA new study published in Journal of Medical Internet Research, the leading publisher in biomedical informatics, finds that record numbers of Americans seek police reforms by examining internet searches.

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Translating lost languages using machine learning. System developed at MIT aims to help linguists decipher languages that have been lost to historyMIT researchers have created a machine learning system that aims to help linguists decipher lost languages.

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Wacky tube men could keep dingoes away from livestock in AustraliaStrategy shows promise, but has some drawbacks

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Targeted senolytic prodrug is well tolerated and results in amelioration of frailty, muscle regeneration and cognitive functions in geriatric miceMammalian aging coincides with an accumulation of senescent cells. Depletion of senescent cells shows promise to treat age-related diseases. However, many of the senolytic drugs used to deplete senescent cells cause profound toxic side effects. Here we tested a prodrug form of a...

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Astrophysicists have devised a way to use the shadow of a supermassive black hole to test and rule out novel theories of gravity. The shape of the first black hole image provides the most precise match yet to certain predictions from general relativity,...Your cool new theory dies immediately if it can’t get the size of that shadow right

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Amid pandemic, U.S. has seen 300,000 ‘excess deaths,’ with highest rates among people of colorCDC researchers found that nearly 300,000 more people in the U.S. died so far this year than the average number who died in recent years.

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New Cartilage Grown Using Magnetic Fields and HydrogelsUsing a magnetic field and hydrogels, a team of researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated a new possible way to rebuild complex body tissues. The new approach can be used to generate living tissues for implantation to fix...

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Seagrasses restored to Virginia bays are flourishingScientists see ecosystem-wide results of globe’s largest seagrass restoration

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20% of verified coronavirus patients did not develop immunityBnei Brak serological survey shows at least 9% of city had corona

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Low doses of LSD (5 - 10 micrograms) demonstrated selective, beneficial effects on mood and cognition in a placebo-controlled, crossover trial (N=24)There is a popular interest in microdosing with psychedelics such as LSD. This practice of using one-tenth of a full psychedelic dose according to a s…

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A blend of racial prejudice, poor coping and partisan media viewing were found in Americans who stigmatized people of Asian descent during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new studyA blend of racial prejudice, poor coping and partisan media viewing were found in Americans who stigmatized people of Asian descent during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study. But it was prejudice against Asian Americans that was most strongly linked to beliefs that...

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CBD helps reduce lung damage from COVID by increasing levels of protective peptideOne way CBD appears to reduce the 'cytokine storm' that damages the lungs and kills many patients with COVID-19 is by enabling an increase in levels of a natural peptide called apelin, which is known to reduce inflammation and whose levels are dramatically reduced in the face of...

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75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmerIn the past four years, Trump has shredded environmental protections for American lands, animals and people

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Mouthwashes, oral rinses may inactivate human coronaviruses. Several of the nasal and oral rinses had a strong ability to neutralize human coronavirus, which suggests that these products may have the potential to reduce the amount of virus spread by...The results of a recent study from Penn State College of Medicine suggest that certain oral antiseptics and mouthwashes may have the ability to inactivate human coronaviruses. These products may be useful for reducing the amount of virus in the mouth after infection and reducing...

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Four weeks of pranayama breathing exercises reduces anxiety and negative affect and is linked to changes in the brainA study published in Frontiers in Psychiatry found evidence to suggest that yoga breathing exercises can lead to improvements in emotional regulation. ...

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