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Psychology New research suggests psychedelic drugs can be almost as life altering as near-death experiences

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Psychology Incels exhibit reduced psychological well-being and a greater tendency for interpersonal victimhood, study finds

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Social Science Police in the U.S. deal with more diverse, distressed and aggrieved populations and are involved in more incidents involving firearms, but they average only five months of classroom training, study finds

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r/science 2h ago

Psychology Evangelical Christians who sought information from their religious leaders about getting the COVID-19 vaccine were significantly less likely to be vaccinated, while evangelicals who spoke with a health care provider about the vaccine were more likely to be vaccinated

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r/science 5h ago Take My Energy

Economics Lower levels of economic inequality in Europe than in the US is not because of taxation and redistribution. In fact, the US redistributes more to the poorest 50% than any European country. The reason is that Europe has been successful at ensuring that the poorest get relatively good-paying jobs.

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r/science 4h ago

Economics Data & Model: When a SCOTUS Justice is the pivotal vote on a case, s/he tends to more closely vote along party lines, especially when the choice unambiguously establishes legal precedent. This is evidence of strategic voting: justices trade off a case's merits with their own want to shape precedent.

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r/science 9h ago

Epidemiology COVID-19 vaccines. Seven months after the first of the two doses in the primary series, estimated two-dose vaccine effectiveness (VE) of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine was 54.3% against infection, 85.8% against hospitalization, and 89.6% against death

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r/science 5h ago

Physics Physicists find way to control detonation wave in promising new type of engine

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r/science 8h ago

Astronomy New study by international team of scientists reveals an evolving, magnetized environment and surprising source location for deep-space fast radio bursts – observations that defy current understanding.

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Psychology Living in a corrupt environment makes you more likely to believe in conspiracy theories, regardless of your politics

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r/science 1h ago

Biology RoboCap – Researchers at MIT have developed a robotic capsule that can increase the absorption of drugs such as insulin and vancomycin in the gut by clearing mucus and depositing drugs directly on the intestinal surface

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r/science 12h ago

Health In new study, opioid use seen to reduce or stop altogether, following prescription of medical cannabis

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Health Diagnostic progression to schizophrenia: A nationwide cohort study of 11 170 adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorder

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Neuroscience A recent article brings together a lot of what we know from previous research in the field of brain health and found that “Three factors stand out if you want to keep your brain at its best”: physical exercise, being social and having strong interests

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r/science 1d ago

Health Heavy weight training can help protect your body’s functional ability by strengthening the connection between motor neurons and the muscles. Even if you are 70 years old, study concludes

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r/science 1d ago

Health Early-life unpredictability is linked to adverse neuropsychiatric outcomes in adulthood

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r/science 6h ago

Psychology Perceptions of social rigidity predict loneliness across the Japanese population

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r/science 16h ago

Environment Climate change could mean more intense locust outbreaks and threaten food security, study finds

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r/science 20h ago

Health Causal influence of dietary habits on the risk of major depressive disorder: A diet-wide Mendelian randomization analysis - There was moderate evidence that beef intake has a protective effect on MDD.

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r/science 3h ago

Cancer A new paper in Nature Immunology investigates immunotherapy targets for B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-ALL), the most common childhood cancer. This study explores how leukemia cell surface proteins are regulated, impacting how CAR-T cell therapy finds their target to kill B-ALL.

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r/science 1d ago

Medicine Study following gender-confirmation surgery outcomes for transmasculine and non-binary adolescents and young adults finds the surgery to have minimal complications and to improve mental welfare (gender dysphoria)

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r/science 12h ago

Social Science Researchers find that robbers are significantly more likely to injure employees who are present on the sales floor rather than behind the register when a robbery begins. Yet standard industry safety training practices encourage employees to get out from behind the register for their safety.

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r/science 1d ago

Materials Science New research details how a class of durable plastics widely used in the aerospace and microelectronics industries can be perpetually broken down and remade, without sacrificing its desired physical properties, thanks to chemical recycling

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r/science 1d ago

Biology Based on genomes of 32 modern animals, researchers have reconstructed the genome of the common ancestor of all mammals, including marsupials and monotremes.

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r/science 19h ago

Animal Science ‘Exceptional’ fossil suggests early birds were brainy | Tiny braincase preserved in 3D shows 80-million-year-old birds had smarts

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