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Experts: One in Three Cases of Dementia Preventable; Nonmedical Therapies Ideal for Dementia

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A report by the first Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care identifies powerful tools to prevent dementia and touts the benefits of nonmedical interventions for people with dementia.

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Artifacts Suggest Humans Arrived in Australia Earlier Than Thought

A team of researchers, including a faculty member and seven students from the University of Washington, has found and dated artifacts in northern Australia that indicate humans arrived there about 65,000 years ago — more than 10,000 years earlier than previously thought.

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When Sizing Up Potential Friends and Mates, the Eyes of Men and Women Move Differently

New Research from Wellesley College and the University of Kansas Shows People Observe the Body Differently When Assessing Friends vs. Mates

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Study Reveals Origin of Modern Dog Has a Single Geographic Origin

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By analyzing the DNA of two prehistoric dogs from Germany, an international research team led by Krishna R. Veeramah, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ecology & Evolution in the College of Arts & Sciences at Stony Brook University, has determined that their genomes were the probable ancestors of modern European dogs. The finding, to be published in Nature Communications, suggests a single domestication event of modern dogs from a population of gray wolves that occurred between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago.

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Artificial Intelligence Expert Responds to Musk Claims: "Yes, Robots Will Kill Jobs"

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One Third of Fake Images Go Undetected in Recent Study

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Around one third of fake images went undetected in a recent study by the University of Warwick, UK.

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Emojis Can Bring a Smile, but Also Spur Innovation, at Work

University of Delaware management professor Kyle Emich, whose research explores the effects of emotions on teams and performance, discusses the influence emojis can have on productivity and innovation in the workplace.

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Researchers Discover an Ugly Truth About Attractiveness

New research from Florida State University finds the attractiveness of a romantic partner can influence a person's desire to diet and seek a slim body, though that motivation contrasts sharply between men and women.

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The Devastating Effects of Nuclear Weapon Testing

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The University of Utah’s J. Marriott Library created an interactive, geospatial archive depicting the story of Utah radioactive fallout related to atmospheric nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site.

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Closing Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime, According to New Study

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A new study published in the July issue of the Journal of Urban Economics finds that contrary to popular belief, medical marijuana dispensaries (MMDs) reduce crime in their immediate areas.







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