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Study: Non-fearful social withdrawal linked positively to creativity

Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble, though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy and there is growing evidence that...

Chimp Females Who Leave Home Postpone Parenthood

New moms need social support, and mother chimpanzees are no exception. So much so that female chimps that lack supportive friends and family wait...

Astronomers Reveal Nearby Stars That Are Among The Oldest In Our Galaxy

Astronomers have discovered some of the oldest stars in our Milky Way galaxy by determining their locations and velocities, according to a study led...

Dolphin mouths house ‘dark matter of the biological world’

Researchers have identified two deep lineages of bacteria that have never been characterized before — and they found them in a dolphin’s toothy grin.These...

High-altitude observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter

A mountaintop observatory in Mexico, built and operated by an international team of scientists, has captured the first wide-angle view of gamma rays emanating...

Brain Activity Buffers Against Worsening Anxiety

Boosting activity in brain areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety, suggests a new study by Duke University researchers. Using...

Study finds medical cannabis is effective at reducing opioid addiction

A new study conducted by researchers at The University of New Mexico, involving medical cannabis and prescription opioid use among chronic pain patients, found...

Widespread chemical contaminants stunt growth of amphibians

A series of synthetic chemicals widely used in household products, food packaging and clothing have a significant effect on the development of frogs, even...

Studying the brain’s reward system

Why are some people able to stop after eating just a few potato chips, while others aren’t satisfied until the bag is nothing but...

Schizophrenia originates early in pregnancy, ‘mini-brain’ research suggests

Symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in adolescence or young adulthood, but new research reveals the brain disease likely begins very early in development, toward...