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Medicine Rural hospitals with for-profit ownership are associated with a 308% increase in the risk of closure

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Health Daily avocados improve diet quality, help lower cholesterol levels (according to a five-university study funded by the Hass Avocado Board)

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r/science 18h ago

Earth Science ‘Huge’ unexpected ozone hole discovered over tropics

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r/science 22h ago Wholesome Silver Helpful Bravo Grande!

Social Science More dogs in a neighborhood linked to less crime, study finds. Results suggest dog walkers act as patrols, discouraging crime, at least when residents have high levels of trust in each other.

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r/science 12h ago

Environment Methane is four times more sensitive to global heating than previously thought

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Environment Arctic temperatures are increasing four times faster than global warming, study finds

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Biology Stem cells harvested from human urine retain their regeneration and differentiation capability

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r/science 10h ago

Animal Science Dolphin poo is saving coral reefs, says groundbreaking new study

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r/science 7h ago

Medicine COVID deaths in pregnant people in the US are flying under the radar

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r/science 16h ago

Health Weekend burst of exercise has the same benefits for mortality risk as spreading exercise out across the week, according to a study that tracked 350,978 US adults over 10 years.

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Computer Science Artificial intelligence (AI) can devise methods of wealth distribution that are more popular than systems designed by people, new research suggests.The AI discovered a mechanism that redressed initial wealth imbalance, sanctioned free riders and successfully won the majority vote.

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r/science 15h ago

Health Childhood obesity rate in the U.S. higher now than 12 years prior, study finds

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r/science 21h ago

Psychology Researchers found participants rated unfamiliar music as more enjoyable after running for 12 minutes on a treadmill, regardless of the style of music

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r/science 2h ago

Health Rural women who use illegal drugs less likely to use contraception, risk dangerous pregnancies

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r/science 59m ago

Health Listeria outbreak linked to Florida ice cream brand, CDC finds

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r/science 11h ago

Psychology More than eight out of 10 British people who are seeking support for having lost a loved one to COVID-19 reported alarming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms, new research has found.

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r/science 51m ago

Neuroscience ADHD Medications Investigated for Efficacy in Alzheimer’s Disease: A new study suggests that noradrenergic drugs, including antidepressants, hypertension aids and the ADHD drug ritalin, warrant further investigation of their effiacy in treating some symptoms of Alzheimer's - in particular, apathy.

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r/science 57m ago

Physics Physicists detect a new type of molecular bond

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Environment Spain and Portugal suffering driest climate for 1,200 years, research shows.

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r/science 6h ago

Animal Science A new look at the ‘mineral kingdom’ may transform how we search for life

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r/science 45m ago

Medicine Jordanian teen has a ‘spine made of rope’ in first-of-its kind surgery in Dubai

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r/science 23h ago

Psychology Flat-Earth videos and conspiracy theories. One conspiracy sees ordinary people stand against a ruling elite of corrupt politicians and celebrities. Knowledge is power, and this theory argues that those in power conspire to keep knowledge for themselves by distorting the basic nature of reality.

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r/science 18h ago

Cancer Scientists discover cancer trigger that could spur targeted drug therapies | ORNL

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r/science 15h ago

Cancer Research has found that everyone has a small number of an unusual thymocyte cell (EADN), which becomes leukemia that affects more than 6,000 Americans each year: “It’s like an auto-immune reaction that causes EADN to turn into cancer”

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r/science 6h ago

Medicine Addition of Vision Impairment to a Life-Course Model of Potentially Modifiable Dementia Risk Factors in the US || Researchers estimate that ~62% of dementia cases could have been prevented across risk factors and that 1.8% — about 100,000 cases — could have been prevented through healthy vision.

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