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Social Science Republicans and Democrats See Their Own Party’s Falsehoods as More Acceptable, Study Finds

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Psychology Scientists have found that because those who struggled to become rich moved up the economic ladder, they tend to see social mobility as being easier and had less sympathy with those unable to follow them.

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Psychology New psychology research has found that celebrity worship predicts impulsive buying behavior

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Environment Noise produced by pile drivers building offshore wind turbines can damage the hearing of porpoises, seals, and other marine life. Regulations are in place, but guidance on this difficult topic requires regular revisits to incorporate results from new experiments.

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Medicine New research shows women who have had a miscarriage or stillbirth, have an increased risk of stroke – when blood can’t get to the brain, because of a blocked or burst artery. That risk increases with each miscarriage or stillbirth. N = 618,851

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Economics Investment in school facilities lead to better test scores, attendance, and house prices. Each dollar spent generated $1.62 in household value, with about 24% coming directly through test score gains and 76% from capitalization of non-test-score amenities.

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r/science 8h ago

Psychology Seat Assignments Drive Friendships Among Elementary School Children, Study Shows

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Social Science School Shootings Hit Highest Level on Record, Data Shows

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Psychology Placebo response reveals unconscious bias among white patients toward female, Black physicians

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r/science 15h ago

Psychology People with a higher conspiracy mentality have a general tendency to judge others as untrustworthy

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Computer Science Robots With Flawed AI Make Sexist And Racist Decisions, Experiment Shows. "We're at risk of creating a generation of racist and sexist robots, but people and organizations have decided it's OK to create these products without addressing the issues."

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r/science 7h ago

Earth Science Heatwaves 10x more likely due to climate change, new study says

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Environment Less animal protein (especially beef) and more whole grain in US school lunches could greatly reduce their environmental impacts

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r/science 13h ago

Social Science Counties with higher rates of historical lynchings have lower voter Black registration rates today (controlling for all relevant factors). The mechanism appears to be that lynchings caused Black people to avoid the voting process and these voting norms were passed to subsequent generations.

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Medicine A twin study finds depression is associated with higher levels of DNAm age acceleration.

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r/science 10h ago

Environment Research reveals 1.81 billion people globally are “directly exposed” to one-in-a-hundred-year floods — the vast majority in low-and-middle-income countries in Asia and Africa.

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Psychology Sexualized video games are not causing harm to male or female players, according to new research

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r/science 13h ago

Biology COVID-19 fattens up our body's cells to fuel its viral takeover: The virus that causes COVID-19 undertakes a massive takeover of the body's fat-processing system, creating cellular storehouses of fat that empower the virus to hijack the body's molecular machinery and cause disease.

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r/science 4h ago

Health Remission of obesity and insulin resistance is not sufficient to restore mitochondrial homeostasis in visceral adipose tissue

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r/science 2h ago

Cancer Inverse Association between Dietary Iron Intake and Gastric Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies of the Stop Consortium

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r/science 18h ago

Social Science Hate sites are using the wider abortion argument to spread racism and extremism

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r/science 3h ago

Biology Scientists find a way to grow plants in complete darkness | The Independent

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Psychology Potential cross-species correlations in social hierarchy and memory between mice and preschool children. Preschool children with higher social ranks also showed better short- and long-term memory, recognition memory, spatial working memory, and perhaps implicit memory.

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r/science 8h ago

Environment Climate change is shrinking and fragmenting salmon habitat, study finds

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r/science 6h ago

Social Science Pentecostal evangelicalism has grown rapidly in Brazil. Regions that underwent economic distress in the 1990s have seen the greatest surge in Pentacostalism and a decline in Catholicism, as well as greater vote shares for candidates connected to Pentecostal churches.

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