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These manta rays form ‘friendships’ that last longer than a summer fling

3 hours 57 min ago
A new study gives the first ever glimpse inside wild manta social structure
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Infected travelers reveal Cuba’s ‘hidden’ Zika outbreak

4 hours 58 min ago
New study suggests there were 5707 cases on the island, though only 187 were reported
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Three suicide prevention strategies show real promise. How can they reach more people?

7 hours 58 min ago
Crisis hotlines, standardizing mental health care, and restricting lethal means are all saving lives
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Have humans developed natural defenses against suicide?

7 hours 58 min ago
A provocative idea suggests big brains can have tragic consequences—but may also help keep us safe
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‘Dark pools’ of hate flourish online. Here are four controversial ways to fight them

13 hours 8 min ago
A new study maps the “ecology” of online hate groups across platforms
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More than 700 German research institutions strike open-access deal with Springer Nature

14 hours 18 min ago
Agreement will make thousands of German-authored papers available free worldwide every year
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Italian blindness researchers planning monkey studies threatened after health ministry releases names

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 12:15
Health ministry aids animal rights group
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Suicide attempts are hard to anticipate. A study that tracks teens’ cellphone use aims to change that

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 08:00
Researchers hope mobile devices can capture signs of imminent risk that a doctor’s questionnaire can’t
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Cryptographers scramble to protect the internet from hackers with quantum computers

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 01:15
Such machines may be decades away, but the United States is pushing now for encryption method that they can’t crack
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My younger sister died by suicide. Can science succeed in helping others?

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:45
A Science special package explores how researchers are tackling this devastating public health challenge
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Brain scans could help personalize treatment for people who are depressed or suicidal

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:45
A Stanford neuroscientist tries to identify depression subtypes and tailor care
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Century-old salmon-smeared notebooks reveal past bounty of fisheries

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:01
DNA analysis of scales stuck to page suggest wild sockeye declines in Canada have been larger than thought
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New addiction research center receives trove of molecules from embattled opioidmaker

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:25
Purdue Pharma will share drug candidates and blood samples with Oklahoma State University, the beneficiary of a previous legal settlement
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Arctic researchers will lock this ship in ice for a year to study the changing polar region

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 03:55
German icebreaker will lead unprecedented $134 million effort
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Climate facts subject to rules on partisan advertising in Canada

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 03:00
Announcement from election watchdog rattles charities that support climate action
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This rocky ‘super-Earth’ may be a hard place for life to get a foothold

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:00
New study suggests LHS 3844b may not have an atmosphere
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AAAS names chemist Holden Thorp as editor-in-chief of <em>Science</em>

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:45
University administrator’s interests include diversity and entrepreneurship
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Tropical storms are making these spiders more aggressive

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:40
Storms kill off docile colonies, leaving aggressive spiders to flourish
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Drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy may lower IQ in sons, controversial study says

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:20
But critics say the results are “barely statistically significant”
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‘The system is swamped.’ Canada can't keep up with requests to study cannabis

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 08:00
Nearly a year after cannabis legalization, Canadian scientists bemoan long waits for research licenses (edited)
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