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Phys.org / Upcycling in the past: Viking beadmakers' secrets revealed

Ribe was an important trading town in the Viking Age. At the beginning of the 8th century, a trading place was established on the north side of the river Ribe, to which traders and craftsmen flocked from far and wide to manufacture ...

22 minutes ago in Other Sciences
Medical Xpress / Researcher offers new explanation for consciousness

Consciousness is your awareness of yourself and the world around you. This awareness is subjective and unique to you.

22 minutes ago in Psychology & Psychiatry
Phys.org / Rainy days on track to double in the Arctic by 2100

Today, more snow than rain falls in the Arctic, but this is expected to reverse by the end of the century. A new study shows the frequency of rainy days in the Arctic could roughly double by 2100.

22 minutes ago in Earth
Medical Xpress / Study lays foundation to predict antidepressant response in people with suicide attempts

Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that people with major depressive disorder and a history of attempted suicide have distinct biomarkers that correlate with their response to antidepressant therapy. The new findings, ...

54 minutes ago in Medications
Medical Xpress / Gaps in clinical trial diversity remain in spite of efforts to raise awareness, encourage participation

Despite minority patients reporting high levels of trust in their health care providers, more work needs to be done to increase the number of patients from racial and ethnic minority populations that participate in clinical ...

41 minutes ago in Medical research
Phys.org / Company responsible for California oil spill gets permission to repair pipeline

The Houston-based company operating the oil pipeline that ruptured off Huntington Beach last fall announced Saturday that the government has green-lighted its plans to repair the pipeline, raising the possibility it will ...

58 minutes ago in Earth
Medical Xpress / Initiative reduces pressure injuries from noninvasive oxygen delivery devices

A short-term effort to prevent facial pressure injuries quickly demonstrated the potential impact of the initiative and led to institution-wide adoption of different types of noninvasive oxygen delivery devices.

28 minutes ago in Biomedical technology
Medical Xpress / Alzheimer's meds are mostly tested in whites. That worries Black patients, caregivers

Larry Griner resigned from his job in California and moved back to his childhood home in Baltimore nearly five years ago so he could care for his mother, Norma.

1 hour ago in Medications
Phys.org / Localization of d-orbital electrons in transition metals determined

Transition metals and non-ferrous metals such as copper, nickel and cobalt are not only suitable as materials in engineering and technology, but also for a wide range of applications in electrochemistry and catalysis.

1 hour ago in Chemistry
Phys.org / Reducing molten salt's corrosive effect

Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists recently demonstrated a low-temperature, safe route to purifying molten chloride salts that minimizes their ability to corrode metals. This method could make the salts useful for storing ...

36 minutes ago in Chemistry
Medical Xpress / 9/11 survivors upset latest legislation doesn't include $3B for World Trade Center health program funding gap

By a vote of 400–31, the "Fairness for 9/11 Families Act" was approved by the House on Friday, leaving many survivors and responders wondering why a similar bill is not advancing to shore up their underfunded health program.

57 minutes ago in Health
Medical Xpress / Hot summer nights bad for health: Climate change causes hotter nights, reducing sleep quality

A survey of residents from the city of Nagoya in central Japan has provided evidence of the negative impact of warmer nighttime summer temperatures on population health. In total, more than 1,200 residents filled out a sleep ...

23 minutes ago in Health