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Developmental psychotherapy aims at helping antisocial adolescents become responsible adults
NEWS MEDICAL Antisocial behavior is common during adolescence and incurs significant costs both for society and for the young people themselves. While most adolescents will not continue on a trajectory... 2 days
Hatshepsut: Powerful Female Pharaoh
LIVE SCIENCE Queen Hatshepsut was a woman who ruled Egypt, but she reigned as a man. 2 days
New Zealand's secret recipe for active school travel: The neighborhood built environment
SCIENCE DAILY Increased rates of active travel (e.g., walking or cycling) to school in New Zealand children and youth were associated with shorter distances to school,... 2 days
Lead Pollution Recorded in Deep Greenland Ice Shows Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations
SCI-NEWS.COM Annual lead emissions in Europe closely varied with... 2 days
How cognitive psychology and cultural sociology can benefit each other
PHYS.ORG For decades, cognitive psychologists have sought to understand how the brain works and in recent years have outlined a number of theories—from implicit biases to the psychology of... 2 days
Scientists analyze first ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have completed the first whole-genome analysis of ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia Study identifies at least three major waves of human migration into the region over the last... 3 days
Feeding habits of ancient elephants uncovered from grass fragments stuck in their teeth
SCIENCE DAILY A new study examined the feeding habits of ancient elephant relatives that inhabited Central Asia some 17 million years ago. 3 days
Ancient human remains and a mystery unearthed
SCIENCE DAILY Archaeologists have unearthed an intact 4,000 year old human cremation in clay pottery urn on Cornish site she discovered by accident. 3 days
The survival of sea birds affected by ocean cycles
SCIENCE DAILY In a general context of climate change, researchers have revealed the impact of ocean cycles, such as the Pacific decadal oscillation and El Niño, on the survival of the Nazca... 3 days
Tracking ancient Rome’s rise using Greenland’s ice, and fighting fungicide resistance
Science Magazine Two thousand years ago, ancient Romans were pumping lead into the air as they smelted ores to make the silvery coin of the realm. Online news... 3 days
How rice farming may have spread across the ancient world
Science Magazine First ancient DNA from Southeast Asia reveals prehistoric migrations 3 days
Wicked evolution: Can we address the sociobiological dilemma of pesticide resistance?
Science Magazine Resistance to insecticides and herbicides has cost billions of U.S. dollars in the agricultural sector and could result in millions of lives lost to insect-vectored diseases.... 3 days
Ancient Chinese farmers sowed literal seeds of change in Southeast Asia
SCIENCE-NEWS Two waves of ancient migration from China to Southeast Asia spread farming and languages. 3 days
Ancient genomes document multiple waves of migration in Southeast Asian prehistory
Science Magazine Southeast Asia is home to rich human genetic and linguistic diversity, but the details of past population movements in the region are not well known. Here,... 3 days
Scientists analyze first ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia
PHYS.ORG The first whole-genome analyses of ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia reveal that there were at least three major waves of human migration into the region over the last 50,000... 3 days
Video: How milk becomes cheese
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Making cheese is an ancient exercise in preserving the nutritional value of milk. And it's also pretty tasty. 3 days
scientists use dorset uk as model to help find traces of life on mars Scientists Use Dorset, UK, as Model to Help Find Traces of Life on Mars
ASTRO WATCH By studying streams on the UK coast, experts... 3 days
Medical News Today: Psychopathy: What drives pathological selfishness?
MNT We take a look at some of the neurological underpinnings of psychopathy and try to unravel the mystery of what goes on inside the brain of a psychopath. 3 days
Psychopathy: What drives pathological selfishness?
MNT We take a look at some of the neurological underpinnings of psychopathy and try to unravel the mystery of what goes on inside the brain of a psychopath. 3 days
Ancient Horse and Stable Found Under Pompeii Ash
LIVE SCIENCE The horse likely swiveled its ears when it heard the deafening roar from Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. That was one of the last things the animal ever did: After that, it... 3 days
Dogs Might Be More Rational Than Humans
LIVE SCIENCE Laurie Santos, a cognitive psychologist at Yale, demonstrates how dogs can sometimes be more rational than humans. 3 days
Feeding habits of ancient elephant relatives uncovered from grass fragments stuck in their teeth
PHYS.ORG A new study, led by scientists at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) in Beijing, China, including University... 3 days
Critically endangered South American forests were planted by ancient peoples
SCIENCE DAILY Critically endangered South American forests thought to be the result of climate change were actually spread by ancient communities, archaeologists have found. 3 days
The survival of sea birds affected by ocean cycles
PHYS.ORG In a general context of climate change, researchers at the Centre d'écologie fonctionnelle et évolutive (CNRS/Université de Montpellier/Université Paul Valery/EPHE-PSL) and their international partners revealed the impact of ocean cycles,... 3 days
How humans repress prejudices
PHYS.ORG Bochum-based philosopher Dr. Beate Krickel has used psychoanalysis to investigate why people are often not aware of their prejudices. In her accounts, she has been elaborating how prejudices can become unconscious. As researcher at the Institute of Philosophy II at... 3 days
Critically endangered South American forests were man made
PHYS.ORG Critically endangered South American forests thought to be the result of climate change were actually spread by ancient communities, archaeologists have found. 3 days
Research could help mental health professionals to better treat patients with psychoses
NEWS MEDICAL Psychotic disorders often are severe and involve extreme symptoms such as delusions or hallucinations in which people lose their sense of reality. 4 days
What Is Trepanation?
LIVE SCIENCE Trepanation is the ancient practice of drilling a hole in the skull. It is one of the oldest medical procedures known to the human race. 4 days
'Lunar Library' Aims to Preserve Humanity's History On the Moon (Wikipedia, Too)
SPACE.COM A private lunar lander's maiden moon mission just assumed a new dimension: helping to preserve some of humanity's precious cultural heritage. 4 days
Early evidence of use of a bit on domestic donkeys found in the Near East
SCIENCE DAILY Donkeys may have worn bits as early as the third millennium BCE, long before the introduction of horses... 4 days
'Lunar Library' Aims to Preserve Wikipedia (and Humanity's History) On the Moon
SPACE.COM A private lunar lander's maiden moon mission just assumed a new dimension: helping to preserve some of humanity's precious cultural heritage. 4 days
[Focus] The broad socioeconomic benefits of vaccination
Science Magazine Evaluating vaccination programs according to their broad socioeconomic benefits, beyond their health benefits, will help to address the twin problems of vaccine underutilization and weak incentives for vaccine innovation. 4 days
This ancient skeleton suggests humans were riding donkeys nearly 5000 years ago
Science Magazine Donkeys appear to have predated horses as a mode of transportation in the Near East 4 days
Archaeologists uncover earliest evidence for equid bit wear in the ancient Near East
PHYS.ORG An international team of archaeologists has uncovered the earliest example of the use of a bridle bit with an equid (horse family)... 4 days
Clues to treating psychoses in mental health patients
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers recently found evidence that boosting how well people at risk for psychosis learn from positive and negative feedback could potentially keep psychosis at bay. The team also found that brain scans... 4 days
How humans repress prejudices
SCIENCE DAILY A philosopher has used psychoanalysis to investigate why people are often not aware of their prejudices. In her accounts, she has been elaborating how prejudices can become unconscious. 4 days
Drilling boom threatens web of ancient roads in Southwest
Science Magazine Oil and gas development threaten to erase 1,000-year-old roads in New Mexico 4 days
Ancient human remains unearthed by archaeologist
PHYS.ORG An ANU archaeologist has hailed her excavation of a Bronze Age burial mound in south west England a huge success with the discovery of an intact 4,000 year old human cremation as well as evidence of... 4 days
Activism changing museums for better, researcher says
PHYS.ORG For years, Canadian Indigenous communities were allowed little say in how their cultural representations – artifacts and paintings, for example – were displayed in the country's museums. With few Indigenous curators on staff, museums... 4 days
Fossil record reveals changes in Earth's movement and rotation
PHYS.ORG Professor James Crampton from Victoria University's School of Geography, Environment, and Earth Sciences worked with a research team from GNS Science and the Universities of Wisconsin, California Riverside, and Chicago... 4 days
'Lunar Library' to Put Wikipedia (and More) On the Moon to Preserve Humanity's History
SPACE.COM A private lunar lander's maiden moon mission just assumed a new dimension: helping to preserve some of humanity's precious cultural... 4 days
Mood disturbances and depression linked to disrupted sleep routines finds study
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new study, people who routinely had a disrupted night’s sleep had an altered 24 hour cycle were more at risk of getting mood... 5 days
Researchers uncover genomic info linking extinct giant ground sloth to modern species
PHYS.ORG Researchers have uncovered important genomic data from the remains of an ancient giant ground sloth, or Mylodon darwinii, the emblematic creature named after Charles... 5 days
Impact of weather and well-timed cultural management techniques on organic weed control
SCIENCE DAILY Weed management can be a tough challenge in organic cropping systems since growers don't have herbicides in their weed control arsenal. New research, though,... 5 days
Cultivating corrupt ties in post-Mao China
PHYS.ORG In "Making Business Personal: Corruption, Anti-corruption, and Elite Networks in Post-Mao China," published in Current Anthropology, John Osburg argues that the implementation of reforms to promote market competition and accountability in post-Mao China fostered the creation... 5 days
What Did Michael Pollan Experience on a Mind-Altering Psychedelic Trip?
LIVE SCIENCE In a new book, bestselling author Michael Pollan explores psychedelics and the mind. 5 days
Impact of weather and well-timed cultural management techniques on organic weed control
PHYS.ORG Weed management can be a tough challenge in organic cropping systems since growers don't have herbicides in their weed control arsenal. New research published... 5 days
In era of #MeToo, majority of employees say their employers fail to take new steps addressing sexual harassment
PHYS.ORG The spotlight on workplace sexual harassment since fall 2017 has led to... 5 days
Study: Case management lowers psychological distress in frequent healthcare users
NEWS MEDICAL Research has shown that frequent users of health care services tend to have higher levels of psychological distress. 5 days
Proposed changes to most widely used diagnostic tool could adversely affect PTSD diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL Fewer individuals across the globe would be diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) under proposed changes to the most widely used diagnostic... 5 days
Gene variant may be linked to worse psychiatric symptoms in TBI patients
NEWS MEDICAL A variant of the APOE gene may be linked to worse psychiatric symptoms in people who have had a traumatic brain injury, found a... 6 days
Lead pollution in Greenland ice shows rise and fall of ancient European civilizations
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists, historians and economists have used ice samples from the North Greenland Ice Core Project to measure, date and analyze European lead... 6 days
Gene variant may increase psychiatric risk after traumatic brain injury
SCIENCE DAILY A gene variant known to predict Alzheimer's risk was linked to worse psychiatric symptoms in those with a traumatic brain injury. Study participants with the gene variant and... 6 days
Lead pollution in Greenland ice shows rise and fall of ancient European civilizations
PHYS.ORG To learn about the rise and fall of ancient European civilizations, researchers sometimes find clues in unlikely places: deep inside of the... 6 days
Discovery of differences in the brains of rats classified as workers vs. slackers
SCIENCE DAILY Neurologists have uncovered a network of regions in the brain that are involved in determining the choice of being a 'hard-worker' or... 6 days
Magyarosuchus fitosi: 180 Million-Year-Old Fossil is ‘Missing Link’ in Crocodile Evolution
SCI-NEWS.COM Paleontologists have discovered a fossil of a 180-million-year-old crocodyliform that they say is a... 6 days
Researcher pinpoints optimal age of puppy cuteness
PHYS.ORG The popular meme proclaiming that all dogs are puppies assumes that humans' adoration of canines is not conditional on their age. But a new study led by Clive Wynne, professor of psychology and director... 6 days
Forensics: New tool predicts eye, hair and skin color from a DNA sample of an unidentified individual
SCIENCE DAILY An international team has developed a novel tool to accurately predict eye, hair and... 6 days
First, marijuana. Are magic mushrooms next?
NEWS MEDICAL In Oregon and Denver, where marijuana is legal for recreational use, activists are now pushing toward a psychedelic frontier: "magic mushrooms." 6 days
Carbon dioxide and iron at the origin of life
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Strasbourg have discovered a striking similarity between the way carbon dioxide (CO2) reacts with metals and the way that ancient microbes use CO2 to build... 6 days
Psychological distress very high in FIFO workers
NEWS MEDICAL A recent survey on the mental health conditions of the flying in workers has shown that nearly a quarter have high to very high levels of psychological distress. The levels were found to be... 6 days
Why Americans Are More Anxious Than Ever Before
LIVE SCIENCE Americans are becoming more anxious about their safety, health, finances, politics and relationships, a new online poll from the American Psychiatric Association finds. 1 week
Beyond killing tuberculosis
SCIENCE DAILY Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective has recently been challenged as scientists have taken a lesson from plant biologists about an ancient strategy involving the ability... 1 week
Ancient Lost City of Mardaman Uncovered in Iraq
LIVE SCIENCE The cuneiform tablets were hidden inside a pottery vessel found in the ruins of a palace. 1 week
Mitochondrial cyclophilin D regulates T cell metabolic responses and disease tolerance to tuberculosis
Science Magazine Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) is one of the most ancient human pathogens, yet the exact mechanism(s) of host defense against Mtb remains unclear.... 1 week
Earliest ‘Baleen Whales’ Had Large Teeth and Gums
SCI-NEWS.COM The discovery of Llanocetus denticrenatus — an ancient whale species that swam in Antarctic waters 34 million years ago, during... 1 week
Jurassic fossil tail tells of missing link in crocodile family tree
SCIENCE DAILY A 180-million-year-old fossil has shed light on how some ancient crocodiles evolved into dolphin-like animals. 1 week
Jurassic fossil tail tells of missing link in crocodile family tree
PHYS.ORG A 180 million-year-old fossil has shed light on how some ancient crocodiles evolved into dolphin-like animals. 1 week
Assyrian Clay Tablets Found in Iraq Reveal Location of Lost Ancient City of Mardama
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of archaeologists and philologists from the... 1 week
From Collards to Maple Syrup, How Your Identity Impacts The Food You Like
NPR When people are reminded of their cultural roots, the food representing that culture tastes better. Scientists could harness that food and identity... 1 week
The use of online banking by people over 60
PHYS.ORG Experts from the Economics and Business Institute at the University of Seville have just published a study of the use of online banking by the over-60s, which shows that the... 1 week
Researchers explain neurophysiological link between breathing and attention
NEWS MEDICAL It has long been claimed by Yogis and Buddhists that meditation and ancient breath-focused practices, such as pranayama, strengthen our ability to focus on tasks. 1 week
A European origin for leprosy?
SCIENCE DAILY New research by an international team has revealed that there was much more diversity in the leprosy strains circulating in Medieval Europe than previously thought. This finding, based on the sequencing of 10 new ancient genomes from the... 1 week
This Huge, Ancient Whale Would Have Ripped You to Shreds
LIVE SCIENCE Llanocetus denticrenatus lived about 34 million years ago. It was big. It was an early ancestor of modern humpbacks and blue whales. And it had teeth. 1 week
Ancient skull shows early 'baleen whale' had teeth
SCIENCE DAILY Today's baleen whales (Mysticetes) support their massive bodies by filtering huge volumes of small prey from seawater using comb-like baleen in their mouths. But new evidence based on careful analysis of a... 1 week
Divide and conquer: Creating better medicines with fewer side effects
SCIENCE DAILY A new study describes a breakthrough technology with the power to create drugs with fewer unwanted side effects. 1 week
Divide and conquer: Researchers find key to creating better medicines with fewer side effects
PHYS.ORG Today, a new study published in Science by Professors Yossi Paltiel of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Ron Naaman... 1 week
Kenyan Cave Provides New Insights into Later Stone Age
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of researchers has discovered more than 30,000 artifacts at Panga ya Saidi, a cave in... 1 week
Ancient DNA is helping find the first horse tamers, and a single gene is spawning a fierce debate in salmon conservation
Science Magazine Who were the first horse tamers?... 1 week
Ancient DNA is helping to find the first horse tamers, and a single gene is spawning a fierce debate in salmon conservation
Science Magazine Who were the first... 1 week
Efficient coding explains the universal law of generalization in human perception
Science Magazine Perceptual generalization and discrimination are fundamental cognitive abilities. For example, if a bird eats a poisonous butterfly, it will learn to avoid preying on that species... 1 week
DNA study reveals previously unknown diversity of leprosy strains in Medieval Europe
PHYS.ORG New research by an international team of collaborators has revealed that there was much more diversity in the leprosy strains circulating in Medieval Europe... 1 week
The Yogi masters were right -- meditation and breathing exercises can sharpen your mind
SCIENCE DAILY It has long been claimed by Yogis and Buddhists that meditation and ancient breath-focused practices, such as pranayama, strengthen our... 1 week
Microbes from marine volcanic vents reveal how humans adjusted to a changing atmosphere
PHYS.ORG Ancient microbes that thrive in some of the world's most extreme environments and modern-day humans have more in common than meets the... 1 week
Ancient skull shows early 'baleen whale' had teeth
PHYS.ORG Today's baleen whales (Mysticetes) support their massive bodies by filtering huge volumes of small prey from seawater using comb-like baleen in their mouths much like a sieve. But new evidence reported in... 1 week
Stone Age hepatitis B virus decoded
PHYS.ORG An international team of scientists led by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and the University of Kiel has successfully reconstructed genomes from Stone Age and Medieval European strains of... 1 week
Stone Age hepatitis B virus decoded
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have successfully reconstructed genomes from Stone Age and Medieval European strains of the hepatitis B virus. This unprecedented recovery of ancient virus DNA indicates that hepatitis B was circulating in Europe at least 7,000 years... 1 week
Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies
NEWS MEDICAL Recent advances in scientific understanding of how posttraumatic stress disorder develops and persists may lead to more effective treatment and even prevention of this debilitating disorder,... 1 week
Study: The brain processes emotion differently in patients with OCD than their unaffected siblings
NEWS MEDICAL A new study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging reports that people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) feel more distress... 2 weeks
Stress helps unlearn fear
SCIENCE DAILY Stress can have a positive effect on extinction learning, which causes previously learned associations to dissolve. According to the findings of cognitive psychologists, stress causes extinction learning to occur independent of context. This might prove useful for example in therapies... 2 weeks
The first horse herders and the impact of early Bronze Age steppe expansions into Asia
Science Magazine The Yamnaya expansions from the western steppe into Europe and Asia during the Early Bronze Age (~3000 BCE)... 2 weeks
Horse-riding changed Eurasia's ethnic profile: studies
PHYS.ORG Horse domestication changed the face of Eurasia, helping ancient Huns and Mongols supplant western "Indo-European" farmers in an incremental westward drive that also brought Hepatitis B and plague, scientists said Wednesday. 2 weeks
Liver-destroying virus may have been with us since the dawn of civilization
Science Magazine Researchers trace origins of hepatitis B 2 weeks
Ancient, Exiled Asteroid Discovered Beyond Neptune
SPACE.COM Astronomers have spotted a carbon-rich asteroid in the icy region beyond Neptune called the Kuiper Belt — the first such asteroid ever found to be exiled from the inner solar system. 2 weeks
78,000 year cave record from East Africa shows early cultural innovations
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have excavated the Panga ya Saidi cave site, in the coastal hinterland of Kenya. The excavations and analyses represent the longest archaeological sequence in East... 2 weeks
Ancient Asteroid Suggests Gas Giants Once Roved the Solar System Like Unhinged Drunks
LIVE SCIENCE A huge asteroid may be lurking at the fringes of our solar system. 2 weeks
Ancient Romans Painted Horrifying Blood-Red Warnings on Wall Across Scotland
LIVE SCIENCE Ancient Romans used blood red, bright yellow and stunning white paints to illustrate dire warnings on the wall that separated them from the rebellious tribespeople of Scotland, a... 2 weeks
78,000 year cave record from East Africa shows early cultural innovations
PHYS.ORG A project led by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History has excavated the Panga ya Saidi cave site, in the coastal hinterland... 2 weeks
Study finds new molecular mechanism for neurodegeneration in frontotemporal dementia
NEWS MEDICAL A new study in Biological Psychiatry reports that dementia-related and psychiatric-related proteins cluster together to form aggregates in the brain, leading to abnormal cell function and behavior. 2 weeks
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