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Dunning-Kruger Effect: Ignorance and Overconfidence Affect Intuitive Thinking, New Study SaysA newly published study suggests the Dunning-Kruger Effect can cause cause overestimations during the intuitive decision-making process.  

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New research has shown for the first time how long cannabis users are likely to be impaired and when it may be safe for them to driveNew research shows for the first time how long cannabis users are likely to be impaired and when it may be safe for them to drive. Advocates say it's more evidence Australia's out-of-date drug-driving laws need to play catch up.

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Microbes discovered deep underground remain virtually unchanged since 175 million years agoSometimes, not adapting is the best adaptation.

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Scientists found methane-eating bacteria living in a common Australian tree. It could be a game changer for curbing greenhouse gasesScientists are learning trees can emit methane, which could be a big problem for global warming. But a world-first discovery of methane-eating bacteria in paperbark can help moderate this.

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Carbon dioxide levels are higher than they've been at any point in the last 3.6 million yearsThe rise happened despite an estimated 7% reduction​ in global emissions due to the pandemic, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Researchers pin point single toxic chemical in tires as cause of mass salmon mortalityA team led by researchers at UW Tacoma, UW and Washington State University Puyallup has discovered a chemical that kills coho salmon in urban streams before the fish can spawn.

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Scientists use AI to identify cancer cells by their acidityHealthy and cancer cells can look similar under a microscope. One way of differentiating them is by examining the level of acidity, or pH level, inside the cells.Tapping on this distinguishing characteristic, a research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a technique that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to determ...

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Scientists Directly Manipulated Antimatter With a Laser In Mind-Blowing FirstThe direct manipulation of antimatter will open up 'unthinkable' possibilities in examining the fundamental makeup of our reality, scientists say.

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Personalized cancer vaccines show lasting effects on immunity years after inoculationResearchers at Harvard Medical School and affiliated institutions have shown that a personalized cancer vaccine that is specific to an individual’s tumor has lasting effects, detecting vaccine-related immune system changes years after the vaccine was given.

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For the first time, scientists have detected X-rays coming out of UranusEvery planet in the Solar System has its idiosyncrasies, but Uranus is, truly, one of a kind.

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