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Scientists break record for highest-temperature superconductor

University of Chicago scientists are part of an international research team that has discovered superconductivity--the ability to conduct electricity perfectly--at the highest temperatures ever...

Strange Martian mineral deposit likely sourced from volcanic explosions

Ashfall from ancient volcanic explosions is the likely source of a strange mineral deposit near the landing site for NASA's next Mars rover, a...

People in higher social class have an exaggerated belief that they are better than...

People who see themselves as being in a higher social class may tend to have an exaggerated belief that they are more adept than...

Economists find net benefit in soda tax

A team of economists has concluded that soda taxes serve as a "net good," an assessment based on an analysis of health benefits and...

New Finnish study: Dietary cholesterol or egg consumption do not increase the risk of...

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up to one...

Broccoli and Brussels sprouts: cancer foes

New research has linked a compound found in Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and other cruciferous vegetables to one of the body’s most potent tumor-suppressing genes. The...

Foreign aid for public health bolsters America’s ‘soft power’

U.S. government aid for treating children and adults with HIV and malaria in developing countries has done more than expand access to lifesaving interventions:...

Though Few in Number, Young Neurons Have Big Impact

Though few in number, neurons that are created in the brain during adulthood—through a process called neurogenesis—have an outsized impact on mood and memory...

In political messaging, values can be more persuasive than policies

When political candidates talk about progressive economic policies in language consistent with traditionally conservative values – such as patriotism, the American dream, family and...

How augmented reality affects people’s behavior

As major technology firms race to roll out augmented reality products, Stanford researchers are learning how it affects people’s behavior – in both the...