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Social Science White South-African students who were randomly allocated to share a dorm room with black students were less likely to express negative stereotypes of Blacks and more likely to form interracial friendships, while the black students improved their GPA, passed more exams and had lower dropout rates.

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Economics Study: Renters underrepresented in local, state and federal government; 1 in 3 Americans rent but only around 7% of elected officials are renters

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Medicine Regarding cancer risk and alcohol consumption, there is no safe drinking limit : even light alcohol consumption is dangerous.

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Economics Between 1996 and 2018, the minimum wage in Brazil increased by 128%. This contributed to a massive reduction in income inequality with little adverse effects on employment and economic output.

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Genetics How the Great Depression shaped people’s DNA. Researchers have found that the cells of people who were conceived during the Great Depression, which lasted from 1929 to 1939 and, at its height, saw about 25% of the US workforce unemployed, show signs of accelerated ageing.

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Health Men with COVID-19 had significantly lower concentrations of sperm compared to men that were negative suggesting that COVID-19 may have a negative effect on male fertility.

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Psychology Living alone increases the risk for depression by 42%, according to recent research (seven studies; 123,859 individuals)

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Medicine The combination of autism and exceptional cognitive ability is associated with suicidal ideation

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Social Science What we want from our relationships can change with age: “loneliness results from a discrepancy between expected and actual social relationships”

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Genetics The deepest ocean trenches of Earth function as island-like habitats, with distinct fauna on separate evolutionary trajectories

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Genetics A common chemotherapy drug, ifosfamide, could carry a toxic inheritance for children and grandchildren of adolescent cancer survivors

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Health Organ Donations, Transplants Increase on Days of Largest Motorcycle Rallies

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Health 30% of cancer contents on social media are unproven info. Some cancer patients use unproven alternative or supplementary treatments without consulting medical professionals, which leads to delaying or rejecting existing treatments, sharply reducing their survival possibilities.

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Health Smartphone addiction linked with lower cognitive abilities, less self-control, and worse psychological well-being

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Health New study maps the development of the 20 most common psychiatric disorders. Nearly half of all psychiatric patients get a different diagnose within 10 years. New figures for diagnoses will help predict the course of psychiatric illnesses.

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Anthropology Human brain, gut and immune system were fine-tuned after split from common ancestor of chimpanzees

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Health Vulnerable narcissism and body image self-consciousness contribute to sexual distress in men

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Neuroscience The Brain Uses Calculus to Control Fast Movements

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Psychology Jealousy may depend on the interplay of gender, sexual orientation, and gender of the rival

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Social Science More US adults carrying loaded handguns daily, study finds

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Cancer A new study published in Nature Cancer has identified a less invasive way to treat a subset of head and neck cancers that could potentially change the standard of care for patients

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Psychology Higher exposure to financial stress in the family substantially contributes to inequalities in socioemotional development among children of less-educated mothers [open access]

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Environment New study finds the influence of climate change on El Niño and La Niña events will be will be obvious and unambiguous within about 8 years, 40 years earlier than previously thought

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Paleontology Paleontologists Identify New Species of Herbivorous Dinosaur

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Social Science A team of university researchers have found that football crowds are influencing referees' behavior in the top four professional Leagues in England

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