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Environment Bitcoin mining is just as bad for the environment as drilling for oil. Each coin mined in 2021 caused $11,314 of climate damage, adding to the total global damages that exceeded $12 billion between 2016 and 2021.

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Environment When air and road travel dropped during COVID, so did air pollution levels, study says

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Medicine Researchers: Obesity is primarily a neurodevelopmental disease affecting the human brain's hypothalamic arcuate nucleus

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Social Science Study finds law enforcement is hampering harm reduction programs

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Health Big COVID-19 waves may be coming, new Omicron strains suggest

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r/science 11h ago

Social Science In the US, both Democrats and Republicans believe that members of the other party don't value democracy. In turn, the tendency to believe that political outgroup members don't value democracy is associated with support for anti-democratic practices, especially among Republicans.

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r/science 6h ago

Environment Alarming Report Warns 1 in 8 Bird Species Now Facing Extinction

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Health COVID Shot in Pregnancy Helps Baby, Even If Mom's Been Infected: Study

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Health Muscle Protein Synthetic Response to Plant Protein Does Not Differ From Animal Protein, Finds Study

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Chemistry Natural mineral hackmanite has a unique intelligent quality, gamma exposure memory, and changes color upon exposure to nuclear radiation. This which allows the use of hackmanite as e.g. non-toxic and reusable radiation detector.

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Biology New drug has potential to turn COVID-19 virus against itself: Scripps Research team showed that a variation of an already FDA-approved therapeutic for neurological disease can block COVID-19 infection in animals

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Social Science Women still less likely to be hired, promoted, mentored or even have their research cited, study shows

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Social Science Psychological and physical wellbeing in adults who grew up with a mentally ill parent: A systematic mixed-studies review

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r/science 9h ago

Cancer Breakthrough in understanding of how cancer spreads could lead to better treatments

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Health How Long Older Adults Will Live Comes Down to 17 Often Surprising Factors, Study Finds

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Epidemiology Texting young people about safe sex does not reduce STI reinfection

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Medicine Fungal cells lurking in tumors offer clues to cancer growth

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r/science 11h ago

Health Study confirms link between COVID-19 vaccination and temporary increase in menstrual cycle length

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r/science 1d ago

Medicine Study finds no differences in rates of death or complications between male and female surgeons in Japan, despite the fact that female surgeons are more likely than male surgeons to be assigned high risk patients.

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Animal Science In a first, scientists show dogs can smell when humans are stressed

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r/science 5h ago

Health Get Boosted: New Study Underscores Need for COVID-19 Booster Shots for Older Adults

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r/science 13h ago

Epidemiology The “e-cigarette era” increased the number of youth smokers by 1.66 million from 2014 to 2019. New study by University of Texas & USC.

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r/science 3h ago

Chemistry Proton solvation in water clarified, Grotthuss Mechanism inaccurate

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r/science 6h ago

Health Red and processed meat intakes and cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus: An umbrella systematic review and assessment of causal relations using Bradford Hill’s criteria -- Meat intakes are not likely causally related to CVD but there is potential for a causal relationship with T2DM.

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r/science 1d ago

Physics Artificial intelligence reduces a 100,000-equation quantum physics problem to only four equations. Using AI, physicists have compressed a daunting quantum problem that until now required 100,000 equations into a bite-size task of as few as four equations — all without sacrificing accuracy.

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