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A fun or religious experience not only makes you feel good, it makes you healthier. Good experiences are linked to lower levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines that make your immune system work harder.
Engineers from the University of Pittsburgh have successfully developed a system that allowed a woman to maneuver a robotic arm in ten different directions by only using her thought.
People with depression who have tried many different treatments without success may have one more option in the near future: laughing gas.
Many abandoned wells have long been forgotten, but a new study from Princeton University has found that these wells are collectively leaking significant amounts of the greenhouse gas methane into the atmosphere.
Sawdust has often been used to soak up spills on a garage floor, but a team of European scientists may have found another way to connect sawdust and automobiles – by using a chemical process to convert the cellulose in sawdust into a gasoline precursor.
A team of Australian astrophysicists has determined that the Milky Way has half as much dark matter as previously thought, according to a new study published in the Astrophysical Journal.
Water expands as it gets warmer and climatologists have suspected that warming in the deep ocean may add to rising sea levels around the world. However, a new study has found evidence that the deep ocean is not warming measurably.
By studying the fossilized remains of an ancient great bird, scientists have found what is believed to be the largest flying bird ever discovered, according to research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Socioeconomic status may have an effect on the reading comprehension of science-related information, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
In the past, scientists concluded many of man’s defining qualities, such as legs made for walking upright and a large brain, evolved all at once. But according to a new study in the journal Science, shifts in climate caused these qualities to evolve separately.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.