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From Rats in Cages to Primates in Paradise — The Scientific Story of Stress in Society.The immediate need for basic income in recognition of the effects of chronic stress and the importance of improving environmentsAt …
From Rats in Cages to Primates in Paradise — The Scientific Story of Stress in Society.The immediate need for basic …
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Eyes play a prominent role in our daily social encounters and are sometimes metaphorically referred to as windows to our souls. There now is compelling evidence to support the notion that much information about another …
Eyes play a prominent role in our daily social encounters and are sometimes metaphorically referred to as windows to our …
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The South Pacific patch may be as big as a million square miles, 1.5 times the size of Texas. A team of scientists has confirmed the existence of another ocean garbage patch, this time in a …
The South Pacific patch may be as big as a million square miles, 1.5 times the size of Texas. A team …
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The absence of a father -- due to incarceration, death, separation or divorce -- has adverse physical and behavioral consequences for a growing child. But little is known about the biological processes that underlie this …
The absence of a father -- due to incarceration, death, separation or divorce -- has adverse physical and behavioral consequences …
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Humans have created 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics since large-scale production of the synthetic materials began in the early 1950s, and most of it now resides in landfills or the natural environment, according to a …
Humans have created 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics since large-scale production of the synthetic materials began in the early 1950s, …
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The first exoplanet was spotted in 1988. Since then more than 3,000 planets have been found outside our solar system, and it’s thought that around 20% of Sun-like stars have an Earth-like planet in their habitable zones. …
The first exoplanet was spotted in 1988. Since then more than 3,000 planets have been found outside our solar system, and it’…
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For as long as we’ve lived, we’ve had to learn. We learnt how to talk and walk as toddlers, then how to read and write. We’ve developed skill after skill in order …
For as long as we’ve lived, we’ve had to learn. We learnt how to talk and walk as …
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T-Rex couldn't have outrun a human - despite what Jurassic Park would have you believe. It is a classic chase scene in modern cinematic history. The image of a rampant Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) chasing …
T-Rex couldn't have outrun a human - despite what Jurassic Park would have you believe. It is a classic chase …
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Mathematicians at the Universities of York, Munich and Cardiff have identified a unique property of quantum mechanical particles – they can move in the opposite way to the direction in which they are being pushed.In …
Mathematicians at the Universities of York, Munich and Cardiff have identified a unique property of quantum mechanical particles – they can …
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Could the storms that once engulfed the Great Plains in clouds of black dust in the 1930's once again wreak havoc in the U.S.? A new statistical model developed by researchers at Princeton University …
Could the storms that once engulfed the Great Plains in clouds of black dust in the 1930's once again wreak …
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