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WATCH: Doctor explains PANDAS: How the psychological, neurological condition impacts brain
ABC NEWS Dr. Susan Swedo of the National Institute of Mental Health first identified PANDAS as a behavior disorder in children 20 years ago 16 hours
WATCH: What these parents want you to know about caring for a child diagnosed with PANDAS
ABC NEWS Brian and Natalie Barnes' son Parker was diagnosed with the psychiatric and neurological condition called PANDAS... 16 hours
Medical News Today: What religion does to your brain
MNT Have you ever wondered what happens in the brain when you believe in God? We take a look at neuroscientific studies that may explain spiritual experience. 19 hours
What religion does to your brain
MNT Have you ever wondered what happens in the brain when you believe in God? We take a look at neuroscientific studies that may explain spiritual experience. 20 hours
I got a hoax academic paper about how UK politicians wipe their bums published
PHYS.ORG I had what seemed like rather a good idea a few weeks back. Building on some prominent findings in social... 22 hours
Survey results identify major inequalities in acute stroke treatment across Europe
NEWS MEDICAL Every year, up to 1.3 million people in Europe suffer a first stroke. Acute stroke treatment strategies such as acute treatment of patients in a stroke... 1 day
Glucose Improves Memory in Older Adults: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM A small dose of glucose can improve memory in older adults, motivate them to work harder and puts them in a good... 1 day
Child psychiatrist available on call to help assess separated immigrant children
NEWS MEDICAL Child psychiatrist Matthew Biel, MD, MSc, wasn't at all surprised to learn from news reports in early July that two children separated at the US border... 1 day
Lying in a foreign language is easier
SCIENCE DAILY It is not easy to tell when someone is lying. This is even more difficult when potential liars speak in a language other than their native tongue. Psychologists investigated why that is so. 2 days
Research suggests another way Neanderthals were like us: They could start their own fires
PHYS.ORG Humans may not have been the only hominids who knew how to start a fire long ago. New research suggests... 2 days
Mystery Egypt sarcophagus found not to house Alexander the Great's remains
REUTERS Egyptian archaeologists on Thursday dashed local hopes that a newly discovered ancient sarcophagus might... 2 days
Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt
PHYS.ORG Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered an ancient pottery manufacturing workshop dating to more than 4,000 years ago. 2 days
Drone Reveals Massive Stonehenge-Like Circular Monument in Ireland
LIVE SCIENCE New finds in Ireland show the importance of ancient tombs and circular henges to Neolithic people, hundreds of years before the Egyptian pyramids were built. 2 days
First fossilized snake embryo ever discovered rewrites history of ancient snakes
PHYS.ORG The first-ever discovery of an ancient snake embryo, preserved in 105-million-year-old amber, provides important new information on the evolution of modern snakes, according to a new... 2 days
Old Theban port of Chalcis—a medieval maritime crossroads in Greece
PHYS.ORG Showcased in museums the world over, Byzantine ceramics are the vestiges of an ancient empire that dominated the Mediterranean region for nearly 10 centuries. A CNRS researcher, in... 2 days
Study provides insights into healthy aging of Asian-Americans
NEWS MEDICAL Older Asian-American immigrants are healthier and happier if they are socially active, connected to their families and communities and are able to maintain their cultural values while adapting to western culture, according... 2 days
Living plant varieties reveal ancient migration routes across Eurasia
SCIENCE DAILY New study identifies human choice and environmental adaptation as crucial factors for the spread of food staple in prehistory. 2 days
Billion-year-old lake deposit yields clues to Earth's ancient biosphere
SCIENCE DAILY A sample of ancient oxygen, teased out of a 1.4-billion-year-old evaporative lake deposit in Ontario, provides fresh evidence of what the Earth's atmosphere and biosphere were like during the interval... 3 days
A network approach to topic models
Science Magazine One of the main computational and scientific challenges in the modern age is to extract useful information from unstructured texts. Topic models are one popular machine-learning approach that infers the latent topical structure of a collection... 3 days
World’s oldest baby snake found preserved in amber
Science Magazine 100-million-year-old fossil may provide clues to the habitat and evolution of ancient serpents 3 days
Barley heads east—living plant varieties reveal ancient migration routes across Eurasia
PHYS.ORG The emergence of agriculture is one of the most important transitions in the development of human societies, as it allowed the establishment of settled communities, specialization... 3 days
Billion-year-old lake deposit yields clues to Earth's ancient biosphere
PHYS.ORG A sample of ancient oxygen, teased out of a 1.4 billion-year-old evaporative lake deposit in Ontario, provides fresh evidence of what the Earth's atmosphere and biosphere were like during the... 3 days
Why Did People Panic When the Moon Changed Color?
SPACE.COM The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is coming up in a couple weeks. We know it's coming, but did ancient people? 3 days
Iron-rich Minerals on Mars Could Contain Life's Fatty Acids
SPACE.COM A little stream in the south of England could guide the way towards finding evidence for ancient life on Mars, in the form of fatty acids preserved in an iron-rich... 3 days
Meghalayan: Collapse of Ancient Agricultural Civilizations Defines Holocene’s Youngest Stage
SCI-NEWS.COM The Meghalayan, the youngest stage of the current Holocene epoch, began at the time when ancient... 3 days
Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes
SCIENCE DAILY An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates -- chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot... 3 days
Study: Stricter firearm legislation associated with reduced murder and suicide rates
NEWS MEDICAL A statistical analysis carried out by researchers from the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy and the Center for Medical Statistics at the Medical University of Vienna... 3 days
Research on British teeth unlocks potential for new insights into ancient diets
SCIENCE DAILY Goofy, yellow and crooked: British smiles have sometimes had a less-than-flattering international image, but a new study has put tartar from our infamously bad... 3 days
Enactment techniques can improve prospective memory
NEWS MEDICAL A FAILING prospective memory can be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to University of Chichester psychologists, and new therapeutic methods are being used to utilise levels of prospective memory as a means to accurately... 3 days
Does Eating Beef Jerky Cause Psychiatric Symptoms? Not So Fast.
LIVE SCIENCE A new study makes some alarming claims about a relationship between cured meat consumption and bipolar mania, but a lot more research is necessary. 3 days
Nitrate-cured meats may contribute to mania, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates-chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks-may... 3 days
Researchers find that yellow fever and Asian tiger mosquitoes can carry new virus
NEWS MEDICAL A virus responsible for an illness outbreak in Venezuela is spreading to other parts of the Americas, says a University of Florida... 3 days
Study finds climate determines shapes of river basins
MIT Results may help identify ancient climates on Earth or other planets. 3 days
An ancient swimming revolution in the oceans may have never happened
SCIENCE-NEWS Swimmers may not have suddenly dominated the oceans during the Devonian Period after all: New analyses suggest they took over much more gradually. 4 days
Research on British teeth unlocks potential for new insights into ancient diets
PHYS.ORG Goofy, yellow and crooked: British smiles have sometimes had a less-than-flattering international image, but a new study has put tartar from our infamously bad... 4 days
Digital media use linked to behavioral problems in kids
SCIENCE DAILY Teens who spend lots of time using digital devices are prone to psychiatric problems, reports a team of scientists in a new study. Children who are heavy users of digital... 4 days
Scientists May Have Wildly Underestimated the Giant Dinosaurs of the Ancient World
LIVE SCIENCE A new study of how plants grew in the environments of the dinosaur age offers some new clues about their populations. 4 days
The ancient armor of fish -- scales -- provide clues to hair, feather development
SCIENCE DAILY How do scale patterns on fish provide understanding of the development of feathers, fur -- and even cancer? Biologists are... 4 days
What psychological science can offer to reducing climate change
SCIENCE DAILY The consequences of climate change are immense, and believed by many experts to be largely irreversible (and exponential), causing threats coming from heat waves, flooding, declines in agriculture, and decreasing... 4 days
Research: Stretching offers psychological benefits, may help reduce risk of injury
NEWS MEDICAL Stretching before exercise has no impact an athlete’s performance on the field, new research from Edith Cowan University has found. 4 days
Study: Up To 2% of Earth’s Oldest Mantle Rocks are Made from Diamond
SCI-NEWS.COM The ancient cores of Earth’s continents are called cratons. Shaped... 4 days
Sociologist uses Twitter to research criminological behavior online
PHYS.ORG In the modern era of social media, more than 300 million people use Twitter to share news and engage in online conversations. This provides a glimpse into the minds of a diverse... 4 days
Geologists find out how over 2.6 Ga years old rocks were formed at Limpopo Complex
PHYS.ORG Cratons (from the Greek "power" or "might") are the areas of the oldest continental crust on Earth, and... 4 days
Aquatic Alga Genome Contains Ancient Land Plant Genes
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of researchers, led by Kanazawa and Kobe Universities, Japan, and the Universities of Marburg and Freiburg, Germany,... 4 days
The ancient armor of fish—scales—provide clues to hair, feather development
PHYS.ORG When sea creatures first began crawling and slithering onto land about 385 million years ago, they carried with them their body armor: scales. Fossil evidence shows that the... 4 days
Missing bones and our understanding of ancient biodiversity
SCIENCE DAILY Fossils come in many shapes and sizes, ranging from isolated fragments of bones and teeth to complete skeletons. 5 days
Ancient Papyrus Reveals Galen's Crazy Theory About 'Hysterical Suffocation'
LIVE SCIENCE The text is 2,000 years old and suggests a weird cause of hysterical suffocation in women. 5 days
Missing bones and our understanding of ancient biodiversity
PHYS.ORG Fossils come in many shapes and sizes, ranging from isolated fragments of bones and teeth to complete skeletons. 5 days
New study documents symptoms of people before they acquire multiple sclerosis
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Oldest Known Fragment of Homer’s Odyssey Found on Clay Tablet
SCI-NEWS.COM Archaeologists in Greece have discovered what they think is the oldest written record of Homer’s poem... 5 days
Human evolution: back to the trees?
PHYS.ORG Scientists have uncovered new clues from the spinal columns of ancient human ancestors that suggest the various types moved in different manners within their environments. 5 days
Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop
PHYS.ORG Archaeologists in Egypt stumbled upon a new discovery dating back to more than 2,500 years ago near Egypt's famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo. 6 days
Mummy Wearing Gold-Gilded Face Mask Discovered at Ancient Egypt Burial Ground
LIVE SCIENCE The face mask was among a treasure trove of discoveries that included mummies, a burial shaft, mummification workshop and sarcophagi. 7 days
Earthquake in Mexico Cracked a Pyramid and Revealed an Ancient Temple
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Early Humans Probably Didn't Evolve from a Single Population in Africa
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Researchers Solve Mystery of 1,800-Year-Old Basel Papyrus
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Sticking with the wrong choice
PHYS.ORG The behavior of people who remain committed to a choice, even when it is clear that an alternate choice would be a better option, has been a perplexing phenomenon to psychologists and economists. For example, people will continue... 1 week
Researchers isolate parvovirus from ancient human remains
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Possible Oldest Fragment of Homer's 'Odyssey' Discovered in Greece
LIVE SCIENCE In an ancient heap of Roman rubble, archaeologists in Greece discovered a clay tablet engraved with 13 lines of Homer's epic poem. 1 week
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Southeast Asians Derive Ancestry from Four Ancient Populations
SCI-NEWS.COM Modern-day Southeast Asian populations are the result of mixing among four ancient populations, including multiple waves of genetic material from... 1 week
Machine-learning may aid in diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Could the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders one day be aided through the help of machine learning? New research from the University of Alberta... 1 week
Ebola survivors suffer 'severe' neurological and psychiatric effects, new study finds
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Response to Comments on "Designing river flows to improve food security futures in the Lower Mekong Basin"
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International collaboration finds land plant genes in ancient aquatic alga
PHYS.ORG Land plants, which split from their aquatic relatives 500 million years ago, are an extraordinarily diverse group of living organisms—from tall redwoods to fragrant roses to carpets of... 1 week
This Holey Skull May Have Watched Over Dead People in the Afterlife Some 2,500 Years Ago
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Martian 'Ghost Dunes' Could Preserve Signs of Ancient Life
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5,300-year-old Iceman's last meal reveals remarkably high-fat diet
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Rethinking Homo sapiens? The story of our origins gets dizzyingly complicated
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2.1-Million-Year-Old Stone Tools Unearthed in China
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Why Did People Panic When the Moon Changed Color?
LIVE SCIENCE The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is coming up in a couple weeks. We know it's coming, but did ancient people? 1 week
Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate
PHYS.ORG Africa's ancient baobab, with its distinctive swollen trunk and known as the "tree of life," is under a new and mysterious threat, with some of the largest and oldest dying... 1 week
Study finds disrupted stress response in people with schizophrenia
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Stress affects people with schizophrenia differently
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Ebola survivors suffer from severe neurological problems
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have shed new light on the psychiatric and neurological problems that Ebola survivors can suffer from, and call for more specialist support for the most severely affected patients. 1 week
Did humans leave Africa earlier than previously thought?
SCIENCE DAILY Ancient tools and bones discovered in China by archaeologists suggest early humans left Africa and arrived in Asia earlier than previously thought. 1 week
Evidence of an early projectile point technology in North America at the Gault Site, Texas, USA
Science Magazine American archeology has long been polarized over the issue of a human presence in the Western... 1 week
Discovery of ancient tools in China suggests humans left Africa earlier than previously thought
PHYS.ORG Ancient tools and bones discovered in China by archaeologists suggest early humans left Africa and arrived in Asia earlier than... 1 week
Ancient bones reveal 2 whale species lost from the Mediterranean Sea
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Scientists discover 'ghost dunes' on Mars
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What If AI Psychopath 'Norman' and Amazon's Alexa Got Together?
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1,600-Year-Old Mosaic Shows Biblical Spies Who Scouted Promised Land
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Researchers highlight the need for wider access to HIV prevention drugs
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Ancient seafarers may have hunted whales around the world
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Ancient bones reveal two whale species lost from the Mediterranean Sea
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Giant dinosaur bones get archeologists rethinking Triassic period
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Mosaics provide clues on life in an ancient Galilean Jewish village
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Fingerprint of ancient abrupt climate change found in Arctic
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A new study identifies 40 genes related to aggressive behavior in humans and mice
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The best radiocarbon-dated site in all recent Iberian prehistory
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NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
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What Hollywood gets right and wrong about hacking
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'Storm chasers' on Mars searching for dusty secrets
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Rapid cloud clearing phenomenon could provide another piece of climate puzzle
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Shallow reef species may not find refuge in deeper water habitats
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Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
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‘Smart plants’ could soon detect deadly radon and mold in your home
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Targeting headaches and tumors with nano-submarines
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Video: The chemistry of food cooking
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Newly discovered armored dinosaur from Utah reveals intriguing family history
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Tropical Cyclone Son-Tinh makes landfall and NASA examines its trail of rainfall
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In a ‘tour de force,’ researchers image an entire fly brain in minute detail
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This colorful web is the most complete look yet at a fruit fly’s brain cells
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Bengal cat receives first feline hip replacement surgery performed at Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital
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New ‘Poké Ball’ robot catches deep-sea critters without harming them
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Watch this origami fish grabber nab a deep-sea squid
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Team creates high-fidelity images of Sun's atmosphere
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Metal too 'gummy' to cut? Draw on it with a Sharpie or glue stick, science says
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