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What Happens When Your Brain Can’t Tell Which Way is Up or Down?

What feels like up may actually be some other direction depending on how your brain processes your orientation, according to psychology researchers at York...

Comedy News Programs Make Young Adults More Likely to Remember and Share

In the early decades of televised news, Americans turned to the stern faces of newsmen like Walter Cronkite, Tom Brokaw, and Dan Rather as...

Evidence: Spread of COVID-19 Is Sensitive to UV Exposure

Researchers uncover evidence that UV radiation from sunlight reduces COVID-19 transmission. Scientists, policymakers, and healthcare workers are eager to discern to what extent the...

New Defense Against Dengue and Emerging Mosquito-Borne Viruses

New treatments to cut the global death rate from mosquito-borne viruses — such as dengue, Zika, and West Nile viruses — could result from...

Chinese Astronomers Discover 591 High-Velocity Stars With LAMOST and Gaia

A research team, led by astronomers from National Astronomical Observatories of Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC), has discovered 591 high-velocity stars based on data from the...

Ancient DNA Retells Story of Caribbean’s Original Islanders

The history of the Caribbean's original islanders comes into sharper focus in a new Nature study that combines decades of archaeological work with advancements...

Scientist Lays Out How LIGO Gravitational Waves Could Be Scrambled, Yielding Information

There's something a little off about our theory of the universe. Almost everything fits, but there's a fly in the cosmic ointment, a particle...

Researchers Find Surprising Connection Between Dinosaurs and Mammals

When thinking of fierce predators of the past, it’s difficult not to imagine dinosaurs, considering theropods are well known for having blade-like teeth with...

Researcher Urges Caution Using Remdesivir to Treat COVID-19

While the world has its eyes on vaccines to stop the spread of COVID-19, therapeutics are still necessary to treat hospitalized patients. One of...

Discovery of 66 New Roman Army Sites Shows Clues About the Empire’s Most Infamous Conflicts

The discovery of dozens of new Roman Army sites thanks to remote sensing technology has revealed more about one of the empire’s most infamous...

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