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BIRD'S SONG STAYING POWER IMPLIES CULTURE

Certain motifs in swamp sparrow songs can last hundreds, even thousands of years-evidence of a cultural tradition in the birds. Christopher...

EINSTEIN'S GREATEST THEORY VALIDATED ON A GALACTIC SCALE

Astronomers have used a pair of galaxies far beyond the Milky Way to test general relativity with unprecedented precision

 
 
 

HOW TO FIX RECOMMENDATION BIAS AND EVALUATION INFLATION

It's rampant in academia, but the U.S. Marine Corps can help

THE HEALTHY ADDICTION? COFFEE STUDY FINDS MORE HEALTH BENEFITS

New research in mice details the mechanism of how caffeine seems to help the heart

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS PINPOINT BRAIN REGION THAT MAY BE CENTER FOR ALCOHOL ADDICTION

Researchers map out a cellular mechanism that offers a biological explanation for alcoholism, and could lead to treatments

COFFEE, TEA, OR MORE COFFEE?

New research in mice details the mechanism of how caffeine seems to help the heart

 
 
 

WHAT'S IN THE HOUSE BILLS TO ADDRESS THE OPIOID CRISIS-AND WHAT'S NOT

Lawmakers are considering 57 separate pieces of legislation

CO2 CAN DIRECTLY IMPACT EXTREME WEATHER, RESEARCH SUGGESTS

Some experts are calling for a cap on CO2 emissions in addition to warming limits

 
 
 

ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE WILL TAKE MORE THAN JUST SEAWALLS AND LEVEES

Our government's unconscionable policies are a scary precedent

HARDER EVIDENCE BUILDS THAT VIRUSES PLAY A ROLE IN ALZHEIMER'S

A study seeking new drug targets for the disease unexpectedly implicates two types of herpes

 
 
 

INTRODUCING THE NATIONAL SCIENCE POLICY NETWORK

A new wave of scientists and engineers are recognizing the importance of their seat at the policy table

BIASES MAKE PEOPLE VULNERABLE TO MISINFORMATION SPREAD BY SOCIAL MEDIA

Researchers have developed tools to study the cognitive, societal and algorithmic biases that help fake news spread

 
 
 

HERE'S WHY EXPANDING PROTECTED AREAS ISN'T SAVING NATURE

A new study proposes tools to gauge when an ecosystem is “intact”-and what might happen if that changes

END THE WAR ON WEED

Federal marijuana laws are counterproductive and overly harsh

 
 
 

SEPARATING FAMILIES MAY CAUSE LIFELONG HEALTH DAMAGE

A noted pediatrician and advocate for immigrant children says the effects will last well beyond the separation

ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE WILL TAKE MORE THAN JUST SEA WALLS AND LEVEES

Our government's unconscionable policies are a scary precedent

 
 
 

FACEBOOK REDIRECTS USERS SEARCHING FOR OPIOIDS TO FEDERAL CRISIS HELP LINE

Tech giants are grappling with questions about illicit sales on their platforms

DOGS, WHEN YOU COUNT NEURONS, HAVE A LOT MORE THAN CATS

Dogs beat their domesticated rivals, cats, in a new attempt to measure cognitive power

 
 
 

WHY WE PROCRASTINATE AND 5 WAYS TO STOP

We all procrastinate, even at times we know better

COLORECTAL CANCER IS ON THE RISE IN YOUNG ADULTS

They're reluctant to have invasive colonoscopies, but a simple blood test could improve compliance

 
 
 



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