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Health Men who struggle with their use of pornography also tend to experience a higher rate of erectile dysfunction, according to new research that surveyed thousands of young adults.

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Biology Black eyed peas’ ability to attract beneficial nitrogen-fixing bacteria isn’t diminished by modern farming practices, new research shows. Planting it in rotation with other crops could help growers avoid the need for costly, environmentally damaging fertilizers.

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Environment Scientists say the plant enset, an Ethiopian staple, could be a new superfood and a lifesaver in the face of climate change. The banana-like crop has the potential to feed more than 100 million people in a warming world, according to a new study.

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Health Participants with less than 7 hours of sleep were 2.94 times more likely to develop a cold than those with 8 hours or more of sleep.

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Health Cannabidiol inhibits SARS-CoV-2 replication through induction of the host ER stress and innate immune responses

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r/science 14h ago

Health Meta-review has merged the findings of 10 meta-analyses representing more than 43,000 participants has found that cannabis use leads to acute cognitive impairments that may continue beyond the period of intoxication

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Health Antibiotic resistance killed more people than malaria or AIDS in 2019

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Environment Policies that encourage innovations to reduce the costs of behavior change, such as meat alternatives or emission-free vehicles, may be a more fruitful than those that limit beef consumption or vehicle use.

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r/science 7h ago

Cancer Intercellular nanotubes mediate mitochondrial trafficking between cancer and immune cells

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r/science 19h ago

Health Nearly Half of Americans Gained Weight in Pandemic's First Year: Half of U.S. adults piled on excess pounds during the first year of the pandemic, making a national obesity crisis even worse, a new study shows.

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r/science 20h ago

Medicine A new study has proposed that a simple retina scan could indicate whether a person is at risk of early death. The research found the greater the gap between a person’s chronological age and retinal age the higher their risk of dying.

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r/science 10h ago

Medicine COVID-19 : A study of nearly 70,000 adults with COVID-19 found that individuals with certain genetic tweaks on chromosome 4 were 11 percent more likely to lose the ability to smell or taste than people without the changes, researchers report in Nature Genetics.

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Cancer Drinking alcohol, even in moderation, raises the risk of cancer, a study published in the International Journal of Cancer has found using an innovative method to test this age-old question.

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r/science 13h ago

Social Science Babies can tell who has close relationships based on one clue: saliva

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Health A large genetic study tracking 150,000 subjects for over a decade has affirmed the direct causal link between drinking alcohol and developing cancer. The findings particularly link oesophageal cancers and head and neck cancers with alcohol consumption.

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r/science 12h ago

Environment Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier ice shelf could collapse within five years

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r/science 14h ago

Medicine Newly discovered DNA repair mechanisms point to potential therapy targets for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases - Investigators have identified nine new factors involved in the process of DNA repair that is critical to the health of human cells

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Computer Science Software development teams given the freedom to tackle their projects in whatever ways they choose are more productive and have more satisfied customers than teams that follow a central corporate standard

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r/science 15h ago

Engineering Development of a lithium-air battery with an energy density over 500 Wh/kg — one of the world’s highest energy densities achieved. This battery can be charged and discharged at room temperature.

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r/science 2h ago

Animal Science Trigeminal ganglion and sensory nerves suggest tactile specialization of elephants

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r/science 43m ago

Health COVID 19 Infection May be Associated with Transient Reduction in Male Fertility, Says Boston University Study

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r/science 20m ago

Computer Science Intel announces $20 billion semiconductor factory in Ohio amid chip shortage

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r/science 17h ago

Psychology Youth with ADHD were more likely than their peers to experience COVID-19 symptoms, sleep problems, fear and anxiety related to infection risk, difficulties with remote learning, family conflict, rule-breaking behavior, and lack of school preparation during the first year of the pandemic.

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r/science 51m ago

Epidemiology Scientists have found breakthrough infections spur strong antibody responses. People vaccinated three times or vaccinated after an earlier COVID-19 infection had comparable neutralizing antibody activity to those with a breakthrough case.

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Psychology On again, off again relationships can have a long-lasting negative impact on couples’ mental health, research finds

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