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Behavior of Water: Scientists Find New Properties of H2O

A team of scientists has uncovered new molecular properties of water—a discovery of a phenomenon that had previously gone unnoticed. Liquid water is known to...

A new key to unlocking the mysteries of physics? Quantum turbulence

The recent discovery of the Higgs boson has confirmed theories about the origin of mass and, with it, offered the potential to explain other...

Information storage for the next generation of plastic computers

Inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips may be one step closer to reality, thanks to research...

Processing new information during sleep compromises memory

Animal study highlights importance of brain activity during sleep for memory accuracy, strength New research appearing in the April 9 issue of the Journal of...

Social ties influence who wins certain Hollywood movie awards

When it comes to Oscars and some other Hollywood movie awards, who your friends are affects whether you win, according to a new study. "Sociological...

Study Shows Babies Can Catch Stress from Their Mothers

Babies not only pick up on their mother’s stress, but they also show corresponding physiological changes, according to a UC San Francisco-led study. “Our research...

Researchers develop ‘envy-free’ algorithm for settling disputes

Whether it's season tickets to Green Bay Packers' games or silver place settings, divorce and inheritance have bred protracted disputes over the assignment of...

Kids’ view of gender segregation a little screwy

What do you want, they're kids! Children believe the world is far more segregated by gender than it actually is, implies a new study led...

Liberals aren’t like the rest, or so they think

Liberals tend to underestimate the amount of actual agreement among those who share their ideology, while conservatives tend to overestimate intra-group agreement, according to...

Warning of potential side effects of a product can increase its...

Drug ads often warn of serious side effects, from nausea and bleeding to blindness, even death. New research suggests that, rather than scaring consumers...

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