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It seems to be obvious, but until now, no one has established a rule to establish how much attention draw the pain related words from people already affected by the pain those words are related to. The current study, “More...
New research suggests that senior managers at some of the top corporations in the world often fail to understand the feedback and expectations of their customers, despite spending millions gathering data related to customer satisfaction. In their new paper, the...
New observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope show the star cluster RCW 38 in all its glory. This image was taken during testing of the HAWK-I camera with the GRAAL adaptive optics system. It shows RCW 38 and its...
A total eclipse of the sun will be visible across the continental United States on Monday. Your next chance to see such an event in the US won’t occur until April 8, 2024. Solar eclipses occur during the new moon,...
Connexin26 (Cx26) is a key molecule that reacts to CO2 in our bodies and activates breathing, reports Professor Nicholas Dale at the University of Warwick’s School of Life Sciences. “Important molecules with universal physiological functions are shaped by evolution,” says...
Abstinence is the best way to avoid drug addiction. But in many societies, drug use is the norm, not the exception, especially by youth. What keeps the majority of users from becoming addicted? How drugs are taken has something to...
The Middle Ages produced a staggering wealth of literary works in dozens of languages that spanned nearly 1,000 years. But no English translation has been available until now. The Global Medieval Sourcebook (GMS) is an online, interactive, and open source...
Scientists have detected gravitational waves coming from the collision of two neutron stars, and, for the first time, captured their image. Some 130 million years ago, in a nearby galaxy, two neutron stars collided. The cataclysmic crash produced gravitational waves,...
  Infrasound sensors, which detect sound waves with frequencies below the lower limit of human hearing, can also track volcanic eruptions in remote locations, a new case study suggests. As part of the United Nations’ Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, an International Monitoring...
  A new analysis indicates that poverty does not determine the quality of an American school system. For years, parents and policymakers have looked to test scores to gauge the effectiveness of school districts and teachers. New research provides a different...