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It’s not just your imagination: life in America really has become more unpleasant this year. According to a new Gallup report, American wellbeing fell by a “statistically significant and meaningfully large” amount from 2016 to 2017. The drops were largest among women, minorities, Democrats and low-income Americans.   “Wellbeing” in this case is based on
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Ivan T. Sanderson, a famous US zoologist, once shared with the public a curious story about a letter he received from Alan Makshir, an engineer who was stationed on the Aleutian island of Shemya during World War II. While building an airstrip, his crew bulldozed a group of hills and discovered under several sedimentary layers
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Fear may be as old as life on Earth. It is a fundamental, deeply wired reaction, evolved over the history of biology, to protect organisms against perceived threat to their integrity or existence. Fear may be as simple as a cringe of an antenna in a snail that is touched, or as complex as existential
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Skeletal remains uncovered from a ritual platform in the Peruvian highlands at the site now known as Pacopampa show that people buried there suffered violent injuries, likely as part of ceremonial rituals, according to an archaeological study published earlier this month. The scientists behind the discovery wrote that it looks like individuals suffered ceremonial blows to
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Gitanjali Rao, an 11-year-old from Lone Tree, Colorado, is the winner of this year’s Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her sensor that can detect lead levels in water better than traditional methods. Rao, whose victory was announced late in the evening of Tuesday 17 October, will take home US$25,000 for the idea, which she said
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Controversy has erupted over a scientific paper that is being retracted after it was attacked for being ‘antivax pseudoscience‘ and found to contain manipulated, false data… which has now gone mysteriously AWOL. The research, published last month, suggested aluminium contained in vaccine adjuvants could trigger biological responses in mice “consistent with those in autism”, but it
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A few years ago, researchers were finding that psychology research was being affected by something WEIRD – an oversampling from Western, Educated, Industrialised, Rich, and Democratic communities. Now it seems neurology suffers from a similar issue, with a recent study revealing that low diversity among volunteers in neuroimaging research projects risks warping our impression of