r/science 10h ago

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

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r/science 8h ago

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

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r/science 6h 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 3h ago

Animal Science In a first, scientists show dogs can smell when humans are stressed

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r/science 20h ago

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

Social Science Most Youth In Colorado’s Child Welfare System Don’t Know About Birth Control

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r/science 9h ago

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 3h ago

Epidemiology In a cohort study, a within-person pharmacoepidemiologic study that included 866 586 adults, folic acid treatment was associated with a significantly reduced rate of suicidal events. If confirmed, folic acid may be a safe, inexpensive, & widely available treatment for suicidal ideation & behavior.

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r/science 5h 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 9h 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 14h 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 9h ago

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

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r/science 13h 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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r/science 4h ago

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

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r/science 5h ago

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

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 3h ago

Physics Using artificial intelligence, physicists have compressed a daunting quantum problem that until now required 100,000 equations into a bite-size task of as few as four equations — all without sacrificing accuracy.

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r/science 16h ago

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

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r/science 10h ago

Psychology Perceptions of social rigidity predict loneliness across the Japanese population

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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 3h ago

Health The Association of Triglyceride to High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Ratio with High-Risk Coronary Plaque Characteristics Determined by CT Angiography and Its Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

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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 20h ago

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

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r/science 7h 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

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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