Newly-recognized species of meat-eating dinosaurs is 157 million year old
Oxytocin, often dubbed the ‘love hormone’, is known to promote social bonding. Researchers have now discovered that administering oxytocin to adult men with autism makes them more open to close emotional bonds with others. The hormone has positive long-term effects as well.
Entire set of human emotions is mapped in a small region of the brain, a 3 centimeters area of the cortex
Psychedelic drugs (e.g. psilocybin, LSD, DMT) may reduce depression and anxiety by increasing psychological flexibility, which describes the ability to connect with the present moment and manage one’s feelings, according to a new survey of 2,120 individuals.
Microdose Lithium Formulation, Blunts Early Amyloid Post-Plaque Neuropathology in Alzheimer-Like Transgenic Rats
In a rare sighting, astronomers observe burst of activity as a massive star forms
Kirigami designs hold thousands of times their own weight
“102 genes implicated in risk for autism spectrum disorder”
UBC study links living near highways to risk of neurological disorder
Research shows that stress turns hair gray by triggering the body’s fight-or-flight response
Endocannabinoid Signaling Collapse Mediates Stress-Induced Amygdalo-Cortical Strengthening
High-protein diets increase cardiovascular risk by activating macrophage mTOR to suppress mitophagy
Climate change-driven sea-level rise could trigger mass migration of Americans to inland cities. A new study uses machine learning to project migration patterns resulting from sea-level rise.
Scientists Predict Fish Behavior from Real-Time Brain Monitoring - Researchers could anticipate which way an eight-day-old zebrafish will flick its tail based on brain activity 10 seconds earlier
Banning Food Waste: Lessons for Rural America. As municipalities across the country consider banning food waste as a strategy to combat climate change, a new University of Vermont study offers policy lessons for rural communities.
Researchers Explore A Drug-Free Idea To Relieve Chronic Pain: Green Light
Posting selfies online is associated with grandiose narcissism, which describes an overinflated ego and sense of importance, according to a survey of 730 individuals. The researchers also found that the norms of a cultural or geographic community can impact selfie-posting behavior on social media.
A small region of the brain represents all our emotions. Scientists shows that the polarity, complexity and intensity of emotional experiences are represented by smooth transitions in right temporo-parietal territories.
Negative Police Encounters as Pathways to Depressive Symptoms Among US Black Men: Police interactions need not rise to the level of excessive violence to have an impact on depressive symptoms. (2015–2016, Washington DC, 891 men)
A new study provides evidence that some early Martian minerals were formed in watery environments that were salty and near neutral pH, similar to Earth's modern oceans, and thus habitable for microbes.
Astronomers Have Caught a 'Vampire' Star in The Act of Draining Its Companion
Tiny organs grown from snake gland stem cells produce real venom. This discovery means it will be much easier to study complex venom and venom glands without handling live, dangerous snakes.
How social structures emerge. Computer simulations uncover universality in cultural anthropology observations.
Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China
Researchers find evidence in bats of Marburg virus circulation in West Africa
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