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Using more wood for construction can slash global reliance on fossil...

A Yale University-led study has found that using more wood and less steel and concrete in building and bridge construction would substantially reduce global...

Low doses of anti-anxiety drugs rebalance the autistic brain

New research in mice suggests that autism is characterized by reduced activity of inhibitory neurons and increased activity of excitatory neurons in the brain,...

Negative effects of joining a gang last long after gang membership...

Imagine two children, both with the exact same risk factors for joining a gang. As teenagers, one joins a gang, the other doesn’t. Even...

NASA: Warm Rivers Play Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt

The heat from warm river waters draining into the Arctic Ocean is contributing to the melting of Arctic sea ice each summer, a new...

Whales, ships more common through Bering Strait

The Arctic is home to a growing number of whales and ships, and to populations of sub-Arctic whales that are expanding their territory into...

Chronic pain relief more likely when psychological science involved

Psychologists play primary role in chronic pain treatment When it comes to chronic pain, psychological interventions often provide more relief than prescription drugs or surgery...

Forever Valentine: Study shows marriage gets better in old age

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage – and then what? That was the question bugging UC Berkeley psychologist...

Newly found tactics in offense-defense struggle with hepatitis C virus

The hepatitis C virus has a previously unrecognized tactic to outwit antiviral responses and sustain a long-term infection. It also turns out that some...

Greenland’s fastest glacier reaches record speeds

Jakobshavn Isbræ (Jakobshavn Glacier) is moving ice from the Greenland ice sheet into the ocean at a speed that appears to be the fastest...

Fruit flies are relentless party crashers

That fruit fly joining you just moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used its poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a...

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