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Ukraine-Focused Researchers at Risk Fellowships Program Receives Additional Funding

12 hours ago   |   Social Science Space

Two months after Russia invaded Ukraine earlier this year the UK National Academies (Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the...
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Science says we should be kissing our loved ones more

Science says we should be kissing our loved ones more

14 hours ago   |   Metro

Kissing is biologically proven to make us feel good Kissing is great. Whether you're giving a peck on the cheek or going full French, a kiss makes an impression. Kissing...
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Expert reaction to unpublished conference abstract about frozen embryos in IVF and maternal hypertension

15 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A conference abstract, presented at the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology Annual meeting, discusses frozen embryos in IVF and maternal hypertension. Prof...
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Estimates of long Covid are startlingly high. Here's how to understand them

22 hours ago   |   STAT

Think about the adults you know: Does 1 out of every 5 have long Covid , as the CDC estimates? Asking that question should in no way diminish the suffering of people who...
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Expert reaction to systematic review and meta-analysis looking at the evidence of whether noradrenergic drugs may be able to treat symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, looked at the evidence of whether noradrenergic drugs may be able to treat symptoms of Alzheimer's...
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A Time and Space for Climate Change in Business and Society Research

A Time and Space for Climate Change in Business and Society Research

1 day ago   |   Social Science Space

In this post, authors Christopher Wright , George Ferns, Daniel Nyberg and Sheena Vachhani reflect on their paper, “Climate Change, Business, and Society: Building Relevance in...
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What Does Inclusion Actually Mean?

What Does Inclusion Actually Mean?

5 days ago   |   Social Science Space

(Image: geralt,2014 /CC0/Wikimedia Commons Inclusion has become one of the key organizational priorities. Being an ‘inclusive employer' is key to attracting the best talent. In...
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How Three False Starts Stifle Open Social Science

How Three False Starts Stifle Open Social Science

6 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Open social science is new, and like any beginner is still finding its way. However, to a large extent we are still operating in the shadow of open science in the Science...
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Reviewing a SSHRC-Award Effort to Connect Scientific and Indigenous Knowledge

Reviewing a SSHRC-Award Effort to Connect Scientific and Indigenous Knowledge

7 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Kinawit cultural site in Val-d'Or, Quebec. More than 20 years ago, I participated in the founding of the Indigenous Peoples' Research and Knowledge Network. Its mandate is to...
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Marketing for Sustainability and Society with Mark Peterson: Watch the Teaching Business for People and Planet Webinar

7 days ago   |   Social Science Space

“There is also a dimension of intergenerational justice, making these decisions , so that our generation is not ripping off the future generations and their ability to live...
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World's rockets on pace for record year of launch activity

World's rockets on pace for record year of launch activity

From left to right: A Chinese Long March 2F rocket launches June 4 with the Shenzhou 14 astronaut mission; A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches Feb. 3 with a batch of Starlink... Read more ...

SpaceX to continue Starlink network deployment with Thursday launch

SpaceX to continue Starlink network deployment with Thursday launch

File photo from April of a Falcon 9 rocket standing on its launch pad at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Credit: Stephen Clark / Spaceflight Now Fifty-three more Starlink... Read more ...

AI can convert almost any 3D scene into the style of a famous artwork

Artificial intelligence can transfer artistic styles onto a 3D scene, including turning a bulldozer into the style of Van Gogh's The Starry Night painting Read more ...

Malleable Morality: The Importance of Diverse Voices in Shaping Intuitions...

Shelly Simana. Forthcoming. “ Malleable Morality: The Importance of Diverse Voices in Shaping Intuitions in Health Policymaking .” Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics. Read more ...

Common injections don't help knee osteoarthritis more than placebo, large...

A commonly used treatment for people with knee osteoarthritis is barely more effective than the placebo effect in reducing pain and improving function, a new review of 50 years... Read more ...

Oxford researchers become EMBO members

Three University of Oxford academics have become the latest to join the 1,900 eminent life scientists in Europe and beyond that make up the European Molecular Biology... Read more ...

Correlation Tracking: Using simulations to interpolate highly correlated...

Ella M. King, Zizhao Wang, David A. Weitz, Frans Spaepen, and Michael P. Brenner. 4/2022. “ Correlation Tracking: Using simulations to interpolate highly correlated particle... Read more ...

A fourth-century supernova

A fourth-century supernova

Image: NASA/ESA/J. Banovetz and D. Milisavljevic . These delicate yet fast-moving filaments of gas belong to a supernova remnant designated as 1E 0102.2-7219, which resulted... Read more ...

We really can become ‘hangry', suggests first real-world test of idea

Some lab-based work has suggested we can become more irritable when we are hungry - now the phenomenon has been seen in the real-world too Read more ...

7 big questions the James Webb Space Telescope is about to answer

NASA will release the first full-colour images from the James Webb Space Telescope next week. Here's what it will be looking at first - and how it could address the biggest... Read more ...