Even when you're a member of an elite group, it can be demoralising to rank lower than your peers. People evaluate themselves more favorably when they are a big fish in a little pond than a little fish in a big pond, and this tendency is exacerbated in extreme social comparison conditions.
Nanocrystals make volcanoes explode: Bayreuth geoscientist discovers causes of sudden eruptions
Cancer's Hidden Vulnerabilities : researchers show that a framework they developed, using a specialized type of microscopy, allows them to probe the metabolic processes inside cancer cells.
Partial-Body Cryotherapy Acutely Augments Resting Metabolism in Obese Women
During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, fewer than 10% of the US adult population formed antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, and fewer than 10% of those with antibodies were diagnosed, suggests new study.
The frequency of combined droughts and heatwaves - which are more devastating when they occur in unison - has substantially increased across the western U.S. and in parts of the Northeast and Southeast over the past 50 years
Research on home appraisals shows neighborhood racial composition still drives unequal home values, despite laws that forbid real estate professionals from explicitly using race when evaluating a property’s worth. Increasing racial inequality in home values is a key reason this gap persists.
Male chimpanzees who lose their mother early in life are less competitive and have fewer offspring than sons who continue to live with their mothers
Tiny, magnetically controlled robots coax nerve cells to grow connections
Large review of studies comparing placebo treatment to no treatment finds little evidence of "placebo effect" for objective outcomes compared to no treatment
Seismic sound waves crossing the deep ocean could be a new thermometer
160 genes linked to brain shrinkage in study of 45,000 adults - UT Health San Antonio
Some Severe COVID-19 Cases Linked to Genetic Mutations or Antibodies that Attack the Body
Sicker people who live in neighborhoods with high police stop‐and‐frisk rates report less frequent use of the hospital emergency department (ED), while ED utilization among healthier people is unrelated to their residential exposure to frisking.
Less than a teaspoon of dirt contains DNA that could hold the history of an entire landscape
New study uncovers people's neuropsychological response to reading Donald Trump's negative tweets
Viruses | Free Full-Text | Regulation of Expression and Latency in BLV and HTLV
Immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection in hospitalized pediatric and adult patients
Scientists create first conducting carbon nanowire, opening the door for all-carbon computer architecture, predicted to be thousands of times faster and more energy efficient than current silicon-based systems
Moon safe for long-term human exploration, first surface radiation measurements show
Researchers find that gene co-expression networks in peripheral blood (n=96) can be used as biomarkers for emotional and behavioral profiles like attention problems, rule-breaking behavior, or anxiety with depression
‘Don’t Tell Me What to Do’: Resistance to Climate Change Messages Suggesting Behavior Changes
Newfound brain structure explains why some birds are so smart—and maybe even self-aware
Speech can produce jet-like transport relevant to asymptomatic spreading of virus. Plosive sounds, such as “P,” produce vortical structures that rapidly reach 1 m. Speech creates a jet-like flow over 2 m in 30 s of conversation.
LoCHAid: An ultra-low-cost hearing aid for age-related hearing loss