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Honanki Ruins: Photos Reveal Sprawling, Ancient Pueblos
LIVE SCIENCE Honanki is one of the largest prehistoric pueblos in the Verde River Valley of Central Arizona. 13 hours
Ancient feces reveal parasites described in earliest Greek medical texts
SCIENCE DAILY Earliest archaeological evidence of intestinal parasitic worms infecting the ancient inhabitants of Greece confirms descriptions found in writings associated with Hippocrates, the early physician and 'father of Western... 1 day
Ancient Wari Queen Brought to Life with Stunning Recreation of Head
LIVE SCIENCE At first glance, the wrinkled face of a dark haired-woman wearing round, gold earrings looks incredibly real. But it's not — it's a reconstruction crafted from... 1 day
VIDEO: For LSD, What A Long Strange Trip It's Been
NPR VIDEO It's been reviled and revered, criminalized and exploited by the CIA. And now and other psychedelic drugs are being tested as legitimate medical treatments. NPR's original animation tells... 2 days
Patients’ life values affect their attendance at medical treatment for pelvic-floor dysfunction
NEWS MEDICAL New research from psychologists and health professionals in Swansea has found that the types of life values that patients hold affect their attendance at... 2 days
Photos: Children's Graves Discovered in Ancient Egypt
LIVE SCIENCE Four intact burials of children have been discovered at Gebel el Silsila in Upper Egypt. 2 days
Nurse charged with abusing patients files for state pension
ABC NEWS A nurse accused of abusing a patient at Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital has filed for retirement benefits 2 days
Spy Satellites Reveal Ancient Lost Empires in Afghanistan
SPACE.COM Spy satellite and drone imagery is revealing ancient Silk Road outposts and other lost archeological treasures in the treacherous deserts of Afghanistan. 2 days
How much can late Permian ecosystems tell us about modern Earth? A lot.
PHYS.ORG A whopping two hundred and fifty-two million years ago, Earth was crawling with bizarre animals, including dinosaur cousins resembling Komodo dragons and... 2 days
'Last Jedi' will play a big role as Disney takes on Netflix
PHYS.ORG Few would dare underestimate the cultural and commercial power of "Star Wars." The latest movie in the Skywalker saga, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi,"... 2 days
Review: Apple Watch Series 3 has LTE to stay connected without a nearby iPhone
PHYS.ORG Apple has conquered the smart watch market. 2 days
Indonesian island found to be unusually rich in cave paintings
SCIENCE DAILY A tiny Indonesian island, previously unexplored by archaeologists, has been found to be unusually rich in ancient cave paintings following a study. 2 days
Indonesian island found to be unusually rich in cave paintings
PHYS.ORG A tiny Indonesian island, previously unexplored by archaeologists, has been found to be unusually rich in ancient cave paintings following a study by researchers from The Australian National... 3 days
The locomotion of hominins in the Pleistocene was just as efficient as that of current humans
PHYS.ORG In an article published recently in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, researchers from the Paleophysiology... 3 days
The psychology of Christmas shopping—how marketers nudge you to buy
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine's Day, Mothers' Day and Fathers' Day. But rather than... 3 days
How can changing climate affect a civilization?
PHYS.ORG William (Billy) D'Andrea is a Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory paleoclimatologist and a Center for Climate and Life Fellow; he studies how environments have changed over time by reconstructing climate history using the molecules preserved in... 3 days
A not-quite-random walk demystifies the algorithm
PHYS.ORG The algorithm is having a cultural moment. Originally a math and computer science term, algorithms are now used to account for everything from military drone strikes and financial market forecasts to Google search results. 3 days
Evidence of early humans found in the jungles of Borneo
PHYS.ORG VIDEO I recently led a team excavating at one of the most iconic archaeological locations in Southeast Asia, Niah Caves in Malaysia. 3 days
4 Child Graves Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site
LIVE SCIENCE The youngest child was just a toddler when he or she died. 3 days
Oldest cases of breast cancer and myeloma revealed in scans of mummies
PHYS.ORG An international team, including researchers from the UGR's anthropology group led by Prof. Miguel Cecilio Botella López of the Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology... 3 days
First mathematical network model for the Battle of the Sexes
PHYS.ORG Why is it easier to bridge conflicting interests in one neighbourhood than in another? Social scientists think that the residents' social networks may play an important role in... 3 days
Photos: Aerial Views of Ancient Stone Structures in Saudi Arabia
LIVE SCIENCE Between Oct. 27 and Oct. 29, 2017, an archaeological team took nearly 6,000 photographs of ancient stone structures and other types of archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia. 3 days
Poop Proof: Ancient Greeks Suffered from Gut Parasites
LIVE SCIENCE The proof is in the poo. 3 days
Ancient feces reveal parasites described in earliest Greek medical texts
PHYS.ORG Ancient faeces from prehistoric burials on the Greek island of Kea have provided the first archaeological evidence for the parasitic worms described 2,500 years ago in the writings... 3 days
Photos: Ancient Woman Buried with Handmade Fishhooks
LIVE SCIENCE About 11,500 years ago, a high-status woman was buried in a cave with handmade fishhooks fashioned out of seashells. 3 days
Spy Satellites Reveal Ancient Lost Empires in Afghanistan
LIVE SCIENCE Spy satellite and drone imagery is revealing ancient Silk Road outposts and other lost archeological treasures in the treacherous deserts of Afghanistan. 3 days
Ancient genetic mutation helps explain origin of some human organs
SCIENCE DAILY A genetic mutation that occurred over 700 million years ago may have contributed to the development of certain organs in human beings and other vertebrates. This change, a... 3 days
Blog Post » On Being Ill
NIMH After an emergency room visit on Thanksgiving, Dr. Gordon reflects on treatments for injury vs. psychiatric conditions. 4 days
Why There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays
LIVE SCIENCE Home can be a slippery concept. But psychologists have long understood that it plays a huge role in self-identity and emotional well-being. 4 days
Mummified Egyptian Woman's Portrait Mapped in Incredible Detail
LIVE SCIENCE More than 1,800 years ago, an artist in ancient Egypt painted the portrait of a large-eyed woman wearing a red tunic — a painting that ended up resting on the woman's dead,... 4 days
New book examines what religious Americans think about science
PHYS.ORG What do religious Americans really think about science? A new book from Rice University sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund and West Virginia University (WVU) sociologist Christopher Scheitle explores and debunks widespread... 4 days
Dwarf Planet Ceres' Bright Spots Suggest an Ancient Ocean
SPACE.COM Ceres' bright patches may overlie pools of salty water, which could be the remnants of an ancient, subsurface ocean. 4 days
Autism traits linked to risk of depression, suicidal thoughts in people with psychosis
NEWS MEDICAL People with autism traits who have psychosis are at a greater risk of depression and thoughts of suicide, new research has found. 4 days
The Indian monsoon variability and civilization changes in the Indian subcontinent
Science Magazine The vast Indo-Gangetic Plain in South Asia has been home to some of the world’s oldest civilizations, whose fortunes ebbed and flowed with time—plausibly driven in... 4 days
Ancient Asian cultures may have risen and fallen on the strength of monsoons
Science Magazine Researchers reconstruct climate record back nearly 6000 years 4 days
Medical News Today: Could these psychological traits help us live longer?
MNT By studying a group of elderly adults from Italy, researchers have identified a set of common traits associated with better mental health in old age. 4 days
Could these psychological traits help us live longer?
MNT By studying a group of elderly adults from Italy, researchers have identified a set of common traits associated with better mental health in old age. 4 days
Anti-stress compounds provide new treatment approach for diabetes and obesity
NEWS MEDICAL For the first time, scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich could prove that a stress protein found in muscle has a diabetes promoting effect.... 4 days
A better understanding of ancient landscapes
SCIENCE DAILY Geologists use zircon mineral grains to reconstruct what the Earth and its landscapes looked like in ancient times. A new study suggests that scientists may be able to better leverage zircon data to understand how landscapes... 5 days
New research improves understanding of ancient landscapes
SCIENCE DAILY Geologists use zircon mineral grains to reconstruct what the Earth and its landscapes looked like in ancient times. A new study suggests that scientists may be able to better leverage zircon data to understand... 5 days
Study provides new insights into development of Sonic Hedgehog medulloblastoma
NEWS MEDICAL Medulloblastoma is the most common type of solid brain tumor in children. Current treatments offer limited success and may leave patients with severe neurological side effects, including psychiatric... 5 days
Ancient Jellyfish Embryos Curled Up Like Accordions
LIVE SCIENCE A 537-million-year-old fossil was the victim of mistaken identity. 5 days
Waddling into history: huge ancient penguin inhabited New Zealand
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have unearthed in New Zealand fossil bones of what might be the heavyweight champion... 5 days
Study: Shortened Night of Sleep May Increase Young Adults’ Risk of Heavier Drinking
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a study published in the Journal of Abnormal... 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH Breakthrough Listen, the global astronomical program searching for evidence of civilizations beyond Earth, announced that it is currently focusing its observational efforts on ‘Oumuamua,... 5 days
Giant Penguin: This Ancient Bird Was As Tall As a Refrigerator
LIVE SCIENCE The fossils of a refrigerator-size penguin were so gargantuan that the scientists who discovered them initially thought they belonged to a giant turtle. The ancient behemoth... 5 days
New research improves understanding of ancient landscapes
PHYS.ORG Geologists use zircon mineral grains to reconstruct what the Earth and its landscapes looked like in ancient times. These microscopic grains, commonly the width of a human hair, record detailed information on when and... 5 days
Breakthrough Listen Initiative to Observe First Interstellar Asteroid
SCI-NEWS.COM The Breakthrough Listen initiative — the largest ever scientific research program aimed at finding evidence of alien civilizations — announced... 5 days
Feather-Gripping Tick Trapped in Amber Dined on Dinos
LIVE SCIENCE A rare find in amber connects ancient ticks to feathered dinosaur hosts. 5 days
Medical News Today: Which foods are best for mental well-being? It depends on your age
MNT What we eat can affect our psychological health, but which foods are beneficial? A new study suggests that... 5 days
Which foods are best for mental well-being? It depends on your age
MNT What we eat can affect our psychological health, but which foods are beneficial? A new study suggests that the answer may depend on our... 5 days
Genetics preserves traces of ancient resistance to Inca rule
SCIENCE DAILY The Chachapoyas region was conquered by the Inca Empire in the late 15th century. Inca oral histories, written down after the Spanish conquest, claim that the native population was forcibly... 5 days
Amber-Trapped Tick Suggests Ancient Bloodsuckers Feasted On Feathered Dinosaurs
NPR The tick was with a feather from a dinosaur that lived in the Cretaceous Period. Modern ticks love to bite mammals, and scientists have long wondered what the tiny vampires... 5 days
Ancient penguins may have weighed more than 100 kilograms, been as tall as a human
Science Magazine Gigantic penguins may have evolved more than once 5 days
An anthropologist explains why we love holiday rituals and traditions
PHYS.ORG The mere thought of holiday traditions brings smiles to most people's faces and elicits feelings of sweet anticipation and nostalgia. We can almost smell those candles, taste those... 5 days
African immigrants: How race and gender shape the American dream
PHYS.ORG Africans represent one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the United States, but women far outpace men for securing high-skilled jobs and earnings growth, indicates a new study... 5 days
Don't mix business with pleasure
PHYS.ORG In working life it's now almost expected that employees answer work-related emails after hours, or take their laptops with them on holiday. But the blurring of boundaries between work and personal life can affect people's sense of well-being... 5 days
Ancient penguin was as big as a (human) Pittsburgh Penguin
PHYS.ORG Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. 5 days
Common psychological traits in group of Italians aged 90 to 101
SCIENCE DAILY In remote Italian villages nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and mountains lives a group of several hundred citizens over the age of 90. Researchers have identified... 5 days
Pokémon Go could help people who struggle socially
SCIENCE DAILY Video games may have a reputation for attracting introverts, but when it comes to augmented reality games like Pokémon Go, extroverts tend to be better players. That's the key finding of a... 5 days
Action games expand the brain's cognitive abilities, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY The human brain learns and adapts. Numerous research studies have focused on the impact of action video games on the brain by measuring cognitive abilities, such as perception and reaction... 5 days
Ancient weakening of Earth's crust explains unusual intraplate earthquakes
PHYS.ORG New research reveals that mysterious pockets of earthquake activity in the middle of North America all have one thing in common: Earth's crust in these zones underwent significant deformation hundreds... 6 days
Researchers explore neuro-psychological mechanisms behind existential threats
NEWS MEDICAL A group of Salzburg-based researchers led by the psychologist Eva Jonas investigates the neuro-psychological mechanisms behind existential threats. What exactly happens in the process between threat and defensive reaction is at the center of... 6 days
Ancient Tomb Full of 'Soup Bowls' & Food Vessels Discovered in China
LIVE SCIENCE Also inside the tomb was a badly decomposed body of an unidentified person, the archaeologists said. 6 days
Photos: Ancient Chinese Tomb Full of Bronze Vessels
LIVE SCIENCE A 3,100-year-old tomb filled with bronze food vessels that have incredible designs has been discovered in Baoji City in China. 6 days
Genetics preserves traces of ancient resistance to Inca rule
PHYS.ORG The Chachapoyas region was conquered by the Inca Empire in the late 15th century. Knowledge of the fate of the local population has been based largely on Inca oral histories,... 6 days
Cold suns, warm exoplanets and methane blankets
SCIENCE DAILY Three million years ago, the sun shone weaker, but Earth stayed surprisingly warm. Carl Sagan thought a greenhouse effect must have been to thank. A model built on 359 chemical processes has finally arrived... 6 days
Brain responses of children with inherited dyslexia risk predict their future reading speed
NEWS MEDICAL A study conducted at the Department of Psychology at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland and Jyväskylä Centre for Interdisciplinary Brain Research has... 6 days
Scientists pioneer new way to analyze ancient artwork
PHYS.ORG Scientists from UCLA and the National Gallery of Art have used a combination of three advanced imaging techniques to produce a highly detailed analysis of a second century Egyptian painting. 6 days
Linen-Wrapped Mummy Found Inside 3,500-Year-Old Tomb in Luxor
LIVE SCIENCE Archaeologists have excavated two ancient tombs in Luxor, Egypt, that haven't seen the light of day in about 3,500 years, according to the country's antiquities ministry. 6 days
Violence a matter of scale, not quantity, researchers show
PHYS.ORG Anthropologists have debated for decades whether humans living in tribal communities thousands of years ago were more or less violent than societies today. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame... 6 days
How much can 252-million-year-old ecosystems tell us about modern Earth? A lot
SCIENCE DAILY During the late Permian, the equator was dry and desert-like, yet surprisingly a hotspot for biodiversity, new paleontological research shows. Similarly to modern rainforests,... 6 days
Presenting facts as 'consensus' bridges conservative-liberal divide over climate change
SCIENCE DAILY New evidence shows that 'social facts' highlighting expert consensus changes perceptions across US political spectrum -- particularly among highly educated conservatives. Facts that encourage agreement are a promising... 6 days
Smoking contributes to less increase in life expectancy among women with only primary education
NEWS MEDICAL Life expectancy in Sweden has risen steadily during the last few decades for most groups. One exception is women whose... 6 days
IAU approves 86 new star names from around the world
PHYS.ORG Traditionally, most star names used by astronomers have come from Arabic, Greek, or Latin origins. Now, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Division C Working Group on Star Names... 6 days
Ancient Rock Art Mapped in Amazing Detail, Revealing 100-Foot Snake
LIVE SCIENCE These are some of the largest rock engravings found anywhere in the world. 6 days
Can cranberries conquer the world? A US industry depends on it
PHYS.ORG Name all the billion-dollar crops grown in the U.S. Midwest. The answer: Corn, soybeans and cranberries. Wait, what? 7 days
Ancient Rock Art Mapped in Amazing Detail, Revealing 300-Foot Snake
LIVE SCIENCE These are some of the largest rock engravings found anywhere in the world. 7 days
This ancient marsupial lion had an early version of ‘bolt-cutter’ teeth
SCIENCE-NEWS Extinct dog-sized predator crunched with unusual slicers toward the back of its jaw. 7 days
Cave of the 'Mayan Underworld' Filled with Methane-Eating Creatures
LIVE SCIENCE In a submerged cave network in the Yucatan, methane is an unlikely driving force for life. 1 week
Industrial Revolution left a damaging psychological 'imprint' on today's populations
PHYS.ORG People living in the former industrial heartlands of England and Wales are more disposed to negative emotions such as anxiety and depressive moods, more impulsive and more likely... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH NASA's New Horizons spacecraft carried out a short, 2.5-minute engine burn on Saturday, Dec. 9 that refined its... 1 week
Gaps in required curricula may explain differences in climate change acceptance among college graduates
PHYS.ORG The average American college student has just a 17 percent chance of learning about climate change before graduation through required... 1 week
What keeps women from reporting sexual harassment?
PHYS.ORG New accounts of sexual harassment by powerful men appear almost daily. So why now and not sooner? One reason might be the "miniature legal systems" set up in business, government and other institutions to... 1 week
Geologists disprove theory about what stopped the formation of the Midcontinent Rift
PHYS.ORG Geologists have corrected a mix-up that made an ancient geological structure in the central U.S. seem hundreds of miles shorter than it really is.... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH Planetary scientists from Brown University have proposed a new scenario for the formation of... 1 week
Psychologist examines methods of classifying mental disorders
SCIENCE DAILY A new article presents the challenges in using three major diagnostic manuals from a scientific perspective and offer some recommendations for re-conceptualizing the mental disorders they describe. 1 week
Stretching language to its limit
PHYS.ORG Language - humanity's finest attribute - becomes stretched to its limit when faced with sacrifice, sexuality, or the brutality of war and predation. In the article "A space that will never be filled: Sharp communication and the simultaneity... 1 week
Forests are the key to fresh water
SCIENCE DAILY Freshwater resources are critical to both human civilization and natural ecosystems, but researchers have discovered that changes to ground vegetation can have as much of an impact on global water resources as climate change. 1 week
On the origin of modern humans: Asian perspectives
Science Magazine The traditional "out of Africa" model, which posits a dispersal of modern Homo sapiens across Eurasia as a single wave at ~60,000 years ago and the subsequent replacement of all indigenous populations,... 1 week
More than 1,000 ancient sealings discovered
SCIENCE DAILY Classical scholars have discovered a large number of sealings in southeast Turkey. More than 1,000 sealings give new insights into the Greco-Roman pantheon. The finds were in a late antique building complex point to a hitherto... 1 week
Forests are the key to fresh water
PHYS.ORG Freshwater resources are critical to both human civilization and natural ecosystems, but UBC researchers have discovered that changes to ground vegetation can have as much of an impact on global water resources as climate... 2 weeks
Researchers test orange light treatment at emergency psychiatric care
NEWS MEDICAL Can orange light therapy help people who have serious mental disorders? Who hear voices and see things that aren't there? Or who are thinking about committing suicide? 2 weeks
Research on clay formation could have implications for how to search for life on Mars
PHYS.ORG Today Mars has only a thin atmosphere, and its surface is very dry with the possible exception of... 2 weeks
Research Suggests Martian Clays Formed in Ancient ‘Steam Bath’
SCI-NEWS.COM On Mars, phyllosilicate (clay) minerals are widespread in terrains that date back to the Noachian period, 4.1 to... 2 weeks
2 Bizarre Ancient Galaxies Found in a Colossal Sea of Dark Matter
SPACE.COM Two enormous galaxies seen merging in the distant universe have astronomers rethinking the leading theory of how galaxies form. 2 weeks
New method helps measure effect of one brain region on another in depression
NEWS MEDICAL People with major depressive disorder have alterations in the activity and connectivity of brain systems underlying reward and memory, according to a... 2 weeks
Psychosis incidence highly variable internationally
SCIENCE DAILY Rates of psychosis can be close to eight times higher in some regions compared to others, finds a new study. 2 weeks
Warm and Wet Ancient Mars? Maybe Not
SPACE.COM A new study suggests that Mars' ancient clays may have formed via the interaction of rock with a steamy atmosphere, not water on or just beneath the planet's surface. 2 weeks
Clay minerals on Mars may have formed in primordial steam bath
PHYS.ORG Planetary scientists from Brown University have proposed a new scenario for the formation of ancient clay minerals on Mars that, if shown to be true, could... 2 weeks
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The psychology of Christmas shopping—how marketers nudge you to buy
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Evidence of early humans found in the jungles of Borneo
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