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PSYCHOLOGY
Can Action Movies Make You Fat?

TECHNOLOGY
Engineers Develop New Sensor to Detect Tiny Individual Nanoparticles

NATURE
Antarctic Sea-level Rising Faster Than Global Rate

SPACE
Why Sibling Stars Look Alike: Early, Fast Mixing in Star-birth Clouds
Medicine & Health »RSS
Research Letter: Viewers Ate More While Watching Hollywood Action Flick on TV

17 hours ago − The JAMA Network Journals
Television shows filled with action and sound may be bad for your waistline. TV viewers ate more M&Ms, cookies, carrots and grapes while watching an excerpt from a Hollywood action film than those watching an interview program. …
• Quality of US Diet Improves, Gap Widens for Quality Between Rich And Poor − 17 hours ago
• Faster, Cheaper Tests for Sickle Cell − 17 hours ago
• Quality of US Diet Shows Modest Improvement, but Overall Remains Poor − 17 hours ago
• Low-carb Vs. Low-fat Diets − 17 hours ago
• Location of Body Fat Can Increase Hypertension Risk − 17 hours ago
• Training Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Foods − Yesterday
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Nature & Earth »RSS

NASA Sees Hurricane Cristobal Racing Through North Atlantic


3 days ago − NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
• Likely Near-simultaneous Earthquakes Complicate Seismic Hazard Planning for Italy − 17 hours ago
• Experts Defend Operational Earthquake Forecasting, Counter Critiques − 17 hours ago
• Week-long Meeting on Naming Algae, Fungi, And Plants Recorded for Posterity − Yesterday
• Antarctic Sea-level Rising Faster Than Global Rate − Yesterday
• Changing Global Diets Is Vital to Reducing Climate Change − Yesterday
• Scientists Get Set for Simulated Nuclear Inspection − Yesterday
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Bio
Tumor
03-27-12
Researchers Create Cellular Automation Model to Study Complex Tumor-host Role in Cancer
Cancer remains a medical mystery – despite all of the research efforts devoted to understanding and controlling it. The most sought-after tumor model is one that would be able…
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Med
Support
08-28-14

Breastfeeding Study Shows Need for Effective Peer Counseling Programs

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Psych
Plants
09-01-14
Why Plants in the Office Make Us More Productive
'Green' offices with plants make staff happier and more productive than 'lean' designs stripped of greenery, new research shows. In the first field study of its kind, published…
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Nature
Water
09-01-14
Sierra Nevada Freshwater Runoff Could Drop 26% by 2100, UC Study Finds
Irvine, Calif. — Freshwater runoff from the Sierra Nevada may decrease by as much as one-quarter by 2100 due to climate warming on the high slopes, according to scientists…
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Bio
Bats
09-01-14
Zooming in for a Safe Flight
As nocturnal animals, bats are perfectly adapted to a life without light. They emit echolocation sounds and use the delay between the reflected echoes to measure distance to obstacles…
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Psych
Family
09-01-14
Family Dinners Good for Teens' Mental Health, Could Protect from Cyberbullying
Bottom Line: Cyberbullying was associated with mental health and substance use problems in adolescents but family dinners may help protect teens from the consequences of cyberbullying and also be…
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Nature
Ice
09-01-14

Antarctic Sea-level Rising Faster Than Global Rate

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Psych
Watching
09-01-14

Can Action Movies Make You Fat?

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Nature
Report
09-01-14

Week-long Meeting on Naming Algae, Fungi, And Plants Recorded for Posterity

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Psych
Health
09-01-14
Family Dinners Reduce Effects of Cyberbullying in Adolescents
Sharing regular family meals with children may help protect them from the effects of cyberbullying, according to a study by McGill professor Frank Elgar, Institute for Health and Social…
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Tech
Yang
09-01-14

Engineers Develop New Sensor to Detect Tiny Individual Nanoparticles

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Bio
Memory
09-01-14
Memory And Alzheimer's: Towards a Better Comprehension of the Dynamic Mechanisms
Montréal, August 31, 2014 – A study just published in the prestigious Nature Neuroscience journal by, Sylvain Williams, PhD, and his team, of the Research Centre of the Douglas…
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Nature
Food
09-01-14
Changing Global Diets Is Vital to Reducing Climate Change
A new study, published today in Nature Climate Change, suggests that – if current trends continue – food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for…
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Nature
Magnitude
09-01-14
Likely Near-simultaneous Earthquakes Complicate Seismic Hazard Planning for Italy
SAN FRANCISCO -- Before the shaking from one earthquake ends, shaking from another might begin, amplifying the effect of ground motion. Such sequences of closely timed, nearly overlapping, consecutive…
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Bio
System
09-01-14

Discovery Reveals How Bacteria Distinguish Harmful Vs. Helpful Viruses

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Med
Energy
09-01-14
Batteryless Cardiac Pacemaker Is Based on Automatic Wristwatch
Barcelona, Spain – Sunday 31 August 2014: A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on an automatic wristwatch and powered by heart motion was presented at ESC Congress 2014 today…
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Bio
Neurons
09-01-14
Memory in Silent Neurons
When we learn, we associate a sensory experience either with other stimuli or with a certain type of behaviour. The neurons in the cerebral cortex that transmit the information…
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Bio
Reef
09-01-14
Nature's Tiny Engineers
CAMBRIDGE, Mass-- Conventional wisdom has long held that corals — whose calcium-carbonate skeletons form the foundation of coral reefs — are passive organisms that rely entirely on ocean currents…
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Biology »RSS

Ready for Mating at the Right Time


3 days ago − Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
• Zooming in for a Safe Flight − Yesterday
• Memory in Silent Neurons − Yesterday
• Discovery Reveals How Bacteria Distinguish Harmful Vs. Helpful Viruses − Yesterday
• Memory And Alzheimer's: Towards a Better Comprehension of the Dynamic Mechanisms − Yesterday
• New Research Reveals How Wild Rabbits Were Genetically Transformed into Tame Rabbits − 3 days ago
• Hydrogen Powers Important Nitrogen-transforming Bacteria − 3 days ago
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Technology & Engineering »RSS

Engineers Develop New Sensor to Detect Tiny Individual Nanoparticles


17 hours ago − Washington University in St. Louis
• Ride-sharing Could Cut Cabs' Road Time by 30 Percent − 17 hours ago
• China's Reform of R&D Budget Management Doesn't Go Far Enough − 3 days ago
• Cellphone Addiction 'An Increasingly Realistic Possibility,' Baylor Study Finds − 4 days ago
• New Analytical Technology Reveals 'Nanomechanical' Surface Traits − 4 days ago
• A New, Tunable Device for Spintronics − 4 days ago
• Quantum Physics Enables Revolutionary Imaging Method − 5 days ago
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Space & Planetary »RSS

Mixing in Star-forming Clouds Explains Why Sibling Stars Look Alike


Yesterday − University of California - Santa Cruz
• Why Sibling Stars Look Alike: Early, Fast Mixing in Star-birth Clouds − Yesterday
• Mysteries of Space Dust Revealed − 3 days ago
• Astrophysicists Report Radioactive Cobalt in Supernova Explosion − 4 days ago
• Researchers Use NASA And Other Data to Look into the Heart of a Solar Storm − 4 days ago
• Radio Telescopes Settle Controversy over Distance to Pleiades − 4 days ago
• Detecting Neutrinos, Physicists Look into the Heart of the Sun − 5 days ago
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Psychology »RSS
Family Dinners Good for Teens' Mental Health, Could Protect from Cyberbullying

17 hours ago − The JAMA Network Journals
Bottom Line: Cyberbullying was associated with mental health and substance use problems in adolescents but family dinners may help protect teens from the consequences of cyberbullying and also be beneficial for their mental health. Author: Frank J. Elgar, Ph.D., of McGill University, Montreal, Canada, and colleagues. …
• Family Dinners Reduce Effects of Cyberbullying in Adolescents − 17 hours ago
• Can Action Movies Make You Fat? − 17 hours ago
• Why Plants in the Office Make Us More Productive − Yesterday
• Intervention Needed for Survivors of Childhood Burns − 4 days ago
• Meaningful Relationships Can Help You Thrive − 4 days ago
• Socially-assistive Robots Help Kids with Autism Learn by Providing Personalized Prompts − 4 days ago
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Physics & Chemistry »RSS

Getting Graffiti Off a Masterpiece (w/Video)


5 days ago − American Chemical Society
• Breakthrough in Light Sources for New Quantum Technology − 4 days ago
• Copper Shines as Flexible Conductor − 4 days ago
• Plug N' Play Protein Crystals − 4 days ago
• Watching the Structure of Glass Under Pressure − 4 days ago
• Nanoscale Assembly Line − 5 days ago
• Argonne Scientists Pioneer Strategy for Creating New Materials − 3 days ago
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Economics & Sociology »RSS

To Deter Cyberattacks, Build a Public-private Partnership


7 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• No Cookie-cutter Divorces, So What Info Should Online Co-parenting Classes Offer? − 5 days ago
• Study Identifies Upside to Financial Innovations − 6 days ago
• An Inconvenient Truth: Does Responsible Consumption Benefit Corporations More Than Society? − 7 days ago
• Saddam Hussein - a Sincere Dictator? − 5 days ago
• Liberal Democracy Is Possible in Muslim-majority Countries − 11 days ago
• Research: Tax Benefits for Housing Not as Outsized as Previously Thought − 12 days ago
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Archaeology & Anthropology »RSS

Ancient Metal Workers Were Not Slaves but Highly Regarded Craftsmen


5 days ago − American Friends of Tel Aviv University
• New DNA Study Unravels the Settlement History of the New World Arctic − 4 days ago
• Paleolithic 'Escargot' − 12 days ago
• WSU Researchers See Violent Era in Ancient Southwest − 29 days ago
• Scientists Solve 2000-year-old Mystery of the Binding Media in China's Polychrome Terracotta Army − 1 months ago
• Violent Aftermath for the Warriors at Alken Enge − 1 months ago
• Meet the Gomphothere: UA Archaeologist Involved in Discovery of Bones of Elephant Ancestor − 1 months ago
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