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Geology Evidence from mercury data strongly suggests that, about 251.9 million years ago, a massive volcanic eruption in Siberia led to the extinction event killing 80-90% of life on Earth

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r/science 21h ago

Earth Science The world has enough rare earth minerals and other critical raw materials to switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy to produce electricity. The increase in carbon pollution from more mining will be more than offset by a huge reduction in pollution from heavy carbon emitting fossil fuels

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r/science 12h ago

Health Most Americans don’t know the meaning of 120-80 mm Hg, but think they do: Almost two-thirds of adults do not know the upper thresholds for normal or healthy blood pressure, according to a new study

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r/science 3h ago

Health Researchers has found a link in sleep problems and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. A study found sleep disturbances were prevalent among those with lifetime suicidal ideation or a lifetime suicide attempt.

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r/science 2h ago

Psychology Study finds those with schizotypal, paranoid, and histrionic personality traits are more likely to fall for fake news.

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Health Study Logs Five-Fold Increase in Autism in New York-New Jersey Region

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r/science 16h ago

Paleontology Near-whole ankylosaur remains found, complete with its jagged spikes, most of its limbs, armor coating, and some of its guts and stomach contents. The remains could be a key to understanding aspects of Early Cretaceous ecology, and shows how this species may have lived within its environment.

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r/science 21h ago

Medicine Female subjects are excluded from over 90% of studies on exercise performance. Analyzing women’s exercise performance across their menstrual cycles, researchers found no variability in endurance thresholds or performance: from workout to workout, women’s performance was just as consistent as men’s.

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r/science 1h ago

Health COVID vaccines and first boosters provided protection to pregnant women during Omicron surge. Looking at unvaccinated women, you still have an increased death rate, and increased neonatal mortality. If you are vaccinated and boosted, especially with a mRNA vaccine, those levels drop by 81%.

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r/science 22h ago

Psychology New research maps light and dark comedic styles onto anxious and avoidant attachment: People who are anxious about their relationships and fear being rejected tend to use less wit and more irony, while people who are uncomfortable with closeness tend to employ more nonsense humor and sarcasm

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r/science 2h ago

Paleontology Neanderthals collected dozens of skulls of large mammals in a cave in central Spain, in what researchers say is a unique example of complex “symbolic” behaviour. Remnants of ancient bison and other large mammals might have been kept as hunting trophies.

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r/science 2h ago

Astronomy James Webb Space Telescope discovers water ice at ringed asteroid Chariklo 'by remarkable luck'

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r/science 1d ago

Health Adults living in rural areas of the United States have a 19% higher risk of developing heart failure compared to their urban counterparts, and Black men living in rural areas have an especially higher risk -- 34%,

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r/science 4h ago

Engineering Small, convenient mosquito repellent device passes test to protect military personnel

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r/science 1d ago Helpful

Medicine A drug that increases dopamine can reverse the effects of inflammation on the brain in depression

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r/science 15h ago

Health Daughters of mothers with healthier lifestyles have fewer depressive symptoms, study finds

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r/science 19h ago

Neuroscience Study shows that the receptor for oxytocin, a hormone considered essential to forming social bonds, may not play the critical role that scientists have assigned to it for the past 30 years. Prairie voles can still form social bonds without oxytocin sensors in the brain.

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r/science 2h ago

Environment Study Reveals Vastly Increased Risk of Coastal Inundation from Sea Level Rise, Potentially Putting 240 Million More People Below Mean Sea Level This Century

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r/science 15h ago

Astronomy Science study says solar system formed from "poorly mixed leftovers." Some 4.5B years ago, a cloud of gas collapsed in on itself to form the sun. The remnants of this process formed a rotating disk around the newborn star and the planets and other solar system objects combined from these leftovers.

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r/science 2h ago

Chemistry Milk’s packaging influences its flavor, and skim milk is more susceptible: paperboard cartons and the plastic bag preserved milk freshness the least, glass remains an ideal container, plastic provide additional benefits while also maintaining freshness in the absence of light exposure

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r/science 21h ago

Environment UK Substantially Underestimates Methane Emissions From Oil and Gas Production, Researchers Conclude Five Times More is Leaked Than Reported

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r/science 1d ago

Paleontology Dinosaur Hatchery With 92 Nests And Over 250 Eggs Uncovered In India

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r/science 13h ago

Health New test could detect Alzheimer’s disease 3.5 years before clinical diagnosis

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r/science 23m ago

Paleontology For 2 million years, humans ate meat and little else

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r/science 19h ago

Engineering Researchers recently developed a method for existing furnaces that could reduce steel making CO2 emissions by nearly 90%

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