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What do Americans fear most? Chapman University releases 4th annual ...

Antropology
Chapman University recently completed its fourth annual Chapman University Survey of American Fears (2017). The survey asked ...

How bright is the moon, really?

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The “inconstant moon,” as Shakespeare called it in Romeo and Juliet, is more reliable than his pair ...

How much water flows into agricultural irrigation?

Ecology
Irrigation for agriculture is the largest use of fresh water around the globe, but precise records and ...

How much does life weigh?

Biology
From earthworms and sunflowers to human beings, we are all made up of cells, so it’s no ...

A light in the dark: NASA sounding rocket probes the ...

Astronomy
Though stars and galaxies fill our night sky, most of the matter in the universe resides in ...

World’s first super-microsurgery operation with ‘robot hands’

Engineering
MAASTRICHT, Oct. 2, 2017 – Plastic surgeons at Maastricht University Medical Center have used a robotic device ...

CARMENES instrument demonstrates its ability to find Earth-like planets

Astronomy
CARMENES instrument, developed by a consortium of eleven German and Spanish institutions and coordinated by the Institute ...

Milky Way’s ‘most-mysterious star’ continues to confound

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Pasadena, CA — In 2015, a star called KIC 8462852 caused quite a stir in and beyond ...

To kickstart creativity, offer money, not plaudits, study finds

Antropology
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — How should employers reward creative types for turning in fresh, inventive work: with a ...

Feeling sated can become a cue to eat more

Medicine
When hunger pangs strike, we usually interpret them as a cue to reach for a snack; when ...