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Surprising new signature of mysterious fast radio bursts defies current understanding

Surprising new signature of mysterious fast radio bursts defies current understanding

Artist’s conception of China’s 500-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST).Credit: Yu Jingchuan Fast Radio Bursts – a puzzling and deepening mystery An international team of scientists has revealed a changing magnetization environment and surprising location of the source of a deep space fast radio burst — observations that contradict current understanding. Fast radio bursts (FRBs) …

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Do we need 10K steps a day?The Surprising Truth and Origin of Daily Goals

Do we need 10K steps a day?The Surprising Truth and Origin of Daily Goals

Anyone with a fitness tracker knows that 10,000 steps a day is touted as the pinnacle of fitness. Such an amazing number of steps has been linked to multiple health benefits, such as weight loss and a lower risk of cancer, dementia and heart disease. Thanks to a workout routine called Hot Girl Walk, walking …

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Do we need 10K steps a day?The Surprising Truth and Origin of Daily Goals

Do we need 10K steps a day?The Surprising Truth and Origin of Daily Goals

Anyone with a fitness tracker knows that 10,000 steps a day is touted as the pinnacle of fitness. Such an amazing number of steps has been linked to multiple health benefits, such as weight loss and a lower risk of cancer, dementia and heart disease. Thanks to a workout routine called Hot Girl Walk, walking …

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Surprising discovery suggests 'water worlds' are more common than we thought

Surprising discovery suggests ‘water worlds’ are more common than we thought

Asteroid demographics around M dwarfs. Credit: Rafael Luque (University of Chicago), Pilar Montañés (@pilar.monro), Gabriel Pérez (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias) and Chris Smith (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) Water is something that all life on Earth needs, and the cycle of rain to rivers to oceans to rain is an essential part of keeping …

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DoorDash customer says delivery driver ate his chicken wings, leaving surprising note in bag

DoorDash customer says delivery driver ate his chicken wings, leaving surprising note in bag

(NEXSTAR) – A Wingstop customer in California claims his DoorDash driver ate all the food he ordered and delivered a bag with discarded chicken bones – along with a note of apology. Damien ‘Suede’ Sanders, nicknamed “Funny Mane Suede” on social media, first recorded the bizarre story on TikTok in mid-August. In the video, he …

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Astronaut's blood shows surprising DNA mutation after visiting space

Astronaut’s blood shows surprising DNA mutation after visiting space

A new study shows that astronauts’ blood does develop DNA mutations from spaceflight.The study was published in communication biology In August, the blood of 14 astronauts in NASA’s space shuttle program was studied. The researchers noticed several DNA mutations in the blood stem cells compared to previous blood collections, which could be of concern. Astronauts …

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Scientists discover a surprising factor that improves ketamine's effects in mice

Scientists discover a surprising factor that improves ketamine’s effects in mice

University of Maryland psychiatrist Polymnia Georgiou and colleagues stumbled upon an unexpected example of when their lab mice responded to ketamine differently depending on the sex of the person taking the drug, researchers inadvertently misrepresented Research result. To check that this wasn’t just an odd fluke, they ran a blinded randomized trial with an even …

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Scientists discover a surprising factor that improves ketamine's effects in mice

Scientists discover a surprising factor that improves ketamine’s effects in mice

University of Maryland psychiatrist Polymnia Georgiou and colleagues stumbled upon an unexpected example of when their lab mice responded to ketamine differently depending on the sex of the person taking the drug, researchers inadvertently misrepresented Research result. To check that this wasn’t just an odd fluke, they ran a blinded randomized trial with an even …

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Scientists discover surprising link between appetite and sun exposure

Studies have found that sun exposure activates an appetite-stimulating protein. Visiting the beach? Going for a hike? Get ready: men will be hungrier! Exposure to sunlight makes men hungrier, but not women, according to recent research from Tel Aviv University. The study, using laboratory models, revealed how metabolic mechanisms are activated differently in males and …

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