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Stepping on the scale is common among dieters but how does the frequency of weigh-ins impact weight? A new study in PLOS ONE showed that the more frequently dieters weighed themselves the more weight...
In a development that holds promise for future magnetic memory and logic devices, researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and...
Stanford University will lead a 100-year effort to study the long-term implications of artificial intelligence in all aspects of life. Stanford University has invited leading thinkers from several...
MIT study finds an exoplanet, tilted on its side, could still be habitable if covered in ocean. Nearly 2,000 planets beyond our solar system have been identified to date. Whether any of these...
A new study is helping to answer a longstanding question that has recently moved to the forefront of earth science: Did our planet make its own water through geologic processes, or did water come to...
People and animals have been shown to discriminate between quantities. Lions, chimpanzees and hyenas, for example, will only approach a group of attackers if their own group outnumbers that of the...
An estimated 5 million Americans aged 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. As drug companies struggle to find a cure, new research from the National Runners’ and Walkers’ Health Study suggests that...
Several experiments, including the BaBar experiment at the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)'s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, have helped explain some—but not all—of the imbalance between matter and...
The KISS concept—keep it simple, stupid—may work for many situations. However, when it comes to evolution, complexity appears to be key for prosperity and propagating future generations. Research...
A new study by an international team of researchers shows for the first time that people may inherit some of the intestinal bacteria that cause Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively...

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