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Women who give birth in winter and spring less likely to suffer 'baby blues', study shows  -  an hour ago
The winter can be a gloomy time for many, but for new mums, the darker days may bring an unexpected benefit - a decreased risk of post-natal depression.

Underestimating After-School STEM Is for the Birds

Informal introductions to new ideas can open doors for participation in citizen science – like tracking local bird populations – long after a particular program ends.

Quantum Machine Goes in Search of the Higgs Boson  -  5 hours ago
D-Wave system shows quantum computers can learn to detect particle signatures in mountains of data, but doesn’t outpace conventional methods — yet

Dreaming of a cure: the battle to beat narcolepsy  -  10 hours ago
A global struggle to find the cause of the rare condition that causes uncontrollable sleepiness has a long and strange history, but there’s hope of a cure at hand

Broken faces of the Great War  -  10 hours ago
Men who became guinea pigs for cosmetic surgery are to be recognised with a memorial in the UK

Artificial eye dominance may speed reading for people with dyslexia  -  12 hours ago
Flashing lights, eye-dominance test correlates eye physiology and dyslexia.

Our Skin Can 'Remember' Inflammation, And It Could Help Us Understand Psoriasis  -  12 hours ago
Wounds, and even other harmful attacks that cause inflammation, are 'remembered' by stem cells in the skin, according to new research, and those 'memories' are used to heal our bodies faster the next time around.

Surfboard builders, including ‘Endless Summer’ star Robert August, honored in Huntington Beach  -  15 hours ago
Without the boards, surfers would never know the thrill of the ride. Surfboard makers from around the world were honored Saturday during the International Surfboard Builders Hall of Fame, now in it…

Austin Rivers says the Clippers are a better, deeper team without Chris Paul  -  15 hours ago
Are the Clippers a better team without Chris Paul than they were with him for six seasons? Most observers would say, no. After spending the past six seasons as one of the top four teams in the h…

Chargers vs. Broncos: Who has the edge?  -  15 hours ago
Denver beat the Chargers to open the season, but the Broncos are coming off an ugly loss to the previously winless Giants. Who will take the rematch at StubHub Center?

U.S. House leader, at O.C. event, says White House committed to helping state’s GOP candidates  -  16 hours ago
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy assured state Republican Party convention delegates Saturday that the White House cares about California — particularly when it comes to helping congressi…

Not so nasty: dinosaurs liked to snuggle up and socialise  -  18 hours ago
Fossil discovered after 70 million years shows Jurassic group sleeping peacefully together

Mindfulness meditation better than gardening for beating stress, experiment shows  -  18 hours ago
Mindfulness meditation, the practice of paying more attention to the present moment, is more than twice as better at reducing stress than gardening, a new experiment has suggested.

Riders may be asked to dismount if they are too hefty for their horse under new guidelines  -  18 hours ago
It’s a weighty issue which is threatening to unsettle the genteel world of horse riding.

Badly-behaved surgeons are ​putting patients' lives in danger ​due to 'culture of bullying', report finds  -  20 hours ago
Trainee surgeons are being assaulted during operations for raising safety concerns as part of an ‘endemic culture of bullying’ that causes patient deaths, the professions leadership has warned.

Household Chores for Mathematicians  -  20 hours ago
Need a babysitter? Ask a combinatorialist. Baseboards dirty? A number theorist won't mind cleaning them. And other highly scientific recommendations for mathematicians to handle the housework

Have Scientists Pinpointed 'Jealousy' in The Primate Brain? Not So Fast  -  20 hours ago
When monogamous male monkeys see their mates with other males, it activates regions of the brain associated with social pain and pair bonding, a new study has found.

Scientists Are Mapping an Atlas of The Underworld Hidden Far Beneath Our Feet  -  20 hours ago
For as long as humans have been around we've been fascinated by the world hiding underneath the surface of the Earth, and now scientists are systematically mapping the positions of the tectonic plates that have been pushed deeper into the planet's...

Your dog knows exactly what it’s doing when it gives you that look  -  21 hours ago
If you’re a dog owner, you’ve probably long suspected that your pup has learned exactly how to push your buttons, but new research out of the University of Portsmouth proves that not on…

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