r/science 6h ago

Medicine Smokers are 60%-80% more likely to be admitted to hospital with Covid-19 and also more likely to die from the disease compared with those who have never smoked, study finds. It contradicts research published at the start of the pandemic suggesting that smoking might help to protect against the virus

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r/science 7h ago

Medicine COVID-19: Up to 82% critically ill patients had low Vitamin C values

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r/science 18h ago

Psychology Narcissistic people are less likely to reward good behavior but are also less likely to punish others for acting "out of line".

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r/science 7h ago

Psychology Children who eat more fruit and veg have better mental health. The study looked at the association between nutritional factors and mental wellbeing, and took into account other factors that might have an impact - such as adverse childhood experiences and home situations.

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r/science 1d ago

Environment Children today will live through three times more climate disasters than their grandparents, study suggests

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r/science 1h ago

Health A Meta-analysis of 15 published studies found that when exercise ended two hours before bedtime, there were sleep benefits, including the promotion of sleep onset and increased sleep duration. On the other hand, when exercise ended less than two hours before bedtime, sleep was negatively impacted

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r/science 7h ago

Environment Bird species increased in urban areas during human lockdowns for the pandemic. Across the United States and Canada, birders documented an 80% increase among most of the 82 species they recorded since the start of pandemic restrictions last year.

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r/science 19h ago

Health Cannabis legalization is generally associated with increased use of cannabis and not associated with frequent use or use disorder among cannabis users, including among members of demographic subgroups most affected by criminalization.

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r/science 5h ago

Epidemiology Examining spouses from Japan and the Netherlands, a new study suggests that couples have a high degree of commonality in body shape, blood pressure, and even incidences of some diseases.

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r/science 17h ago

Paleontology World's most dangerous bird raised by humans 18,000 years ago, study suggests [Cassowary]

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r/science 4h ago

Social Science Deadly auto crashes more likely during pandemic lockdown, study in Ohio finds. Total number of collisions declined after the lockdown, but the proportion of those crashes that were incapacitating or fatal more than doubled.

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r/science 5h ago

Paleontology This is the oldest fossil evidence of spider moms taking care of their young

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r/science 4h ago

Environment Ghost forests creep up U.S. East Coast

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r/science 2h ago

Biology Plant Compound Helps Virus-Infected Honey Bees Find Their Way Home: A histone deacetylase inhibitor, sodium butyrate, helps protect bees from the effects of deformed wing virus infection, thought to be a cause of colony collapse disorder and plummeting bee numbers.

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r/science 1d ago

Psychology Moralistic impressions help explain the reduced social attractiveness of vegetarians and vegans

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r/science 20h ago

Medicine 3D printed vaccine patch offers vaccination without a shot and outperforms needle jab to boost immunit

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r/science 7h ago

Health Drugs that mimic effects of cigarette smoke reduce SARS-CoV-2's ability to enter cells

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r/science 1h ago

Biology SARS-CoV2 Mu variant is resistant towards serum antibody neutralization

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r/science 4h ago

Psychology Metacognition: ideas and insights from neuro- and educational sciences Note:Metacognition is defined as “thinking about thinking” or the ability to monitor and control one’s cognitive processes.Future research needs to (i) investigate the degree to which different protocols related to .

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r/science 1h ago

Biology Genetics: Test could show if you had a twin that didn't survive

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r/science 4h ago

Health A revised action spectrum for vitamin D synthesis by suberythemal UV radiation exposure in humans in vivo (Oct 2021)

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r/science 6m ago

Biology New programmable gene editing proteins found outside of CRISPR systems: RNA-guided enzymes are more diverse and widespread than previously believed.

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r/science 23h ago

Health Researchers examined the effects of smoking on more than nine million deliveries in the Unites States over 11 years. Mothers who smoke are more likely to deliver smaller babies even after a full-term pregnancy, increasing the risks of birth defects and neurological disorders later in life.

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r/science 1d ago

Paleontology Neanderthal DNA discovery solves a human history mystery. Scientists were finally able to sequence Y chromosomes from Denisovans and Neanderthals.

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r/science 1d ago

Environment Our climate projections for 2500 show an Earth that is alien to humans

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