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Scientists discovered a new lineage of specialized brain cells, called Hoxb8-lineage microglia, and established a link between the lineage and OCD and anxiety in mice. Their experiments proved that Hoxb8-lineage microglia prevent mice from displaying...
– University of Utah
Cell Reports, Oct 2019 Embargo expired on 22-Oct-2019 at 11:00 ET
The largest synthesis and a first of its kind study of important marine areas conducted to date reveals that a large portion of earth’s oceans are considered important and are good candidates for protection.
– Stony Brook University
Frontiers in Marine Science
Researchers have completed the first-ever, in-depth investigation into how an asteroid would respond to a nuclear deflection attempt, finding that a nuclear device would be able to deflect an asteroid too massive for other approaches. The paper was p...
– Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Acta Astronautica, Oct. 15
When waves crash in the ocean, they inject tiny particles into the air that carry organic molecules more than 5,000 years old. This discovery, published in Science Advances by a national team of scientists, helps to solve a long-standing mystery as t...
– Stony Brook University
Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres
An ancient walkway most likely used by pilgrims as they made their way to worship at the Temple Mount has been uncovered in the "City of David" in the Jerusalem Walls National Park.
– Taylor & Francis
Tel Aviv: Journal of the Institute of Archaeology
A new study finds the western South Atlantic humpback population has grown to 25,000 whales. Researchers believe this new estimate is now close to pre-whaling numbers.
– University of Washington
Royal Society Open Science, Oct-2019
People are less likely to support an organization after an ethical failure if the business is led by a woman, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. However, organizations led by women endure less negative backlash ...
– American Psychological Association (APA)
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Embargo expired on 24-Oct-2019 at 09:00 ET
New research has predicted that driverless cars could worsen traffic congestion in the coming decades, partly because of drivers’ attitudes to the emerging technology and a lack of willingness to share their rides.
– University of Adelaide
Urban Policy and Research
A new report from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Center for Urban Economic Development examines how technological changes in warehouses across the U.S. might impact workers and reshape working conditions.
– University of Illinois at Chicago