A new study suggests parents who clean their infants’ pacifiers by sucking on them could be helping them defend against allergies through healthy microbe transfer. Children whose parents sterilized or hand-washed their pacifiers did not see the same allergy-lowering benefits.

A new study suggests parents who clean their infants’ pacifiers by sucking on them could be helping them defend against allergies through healthy microbe transfer. Children whose parents sterilized or hand-washed their pacifiers did not see the same allergy-lowering benefits. submitted by /u/superagrocragamuffin to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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A new study provides evidence that cannabidiol, a component of cannabis, can inhibit the motivation to consume methamphetamine in rats. The preliminary findings suggest that the substance could be useful in fighting addiction to methamphetamine.

A new study provides evidence that cannabidiol, a component of cannabis, can inhibit the motivation to consume methamphetamine in rats. The preliminary findings suggest that the substance could be useful in fighting addiction to methamphetamine. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Science Discussion: We are researchers working with some of the largest and most innovative companies using DNA to help people learn about their health, traits and ancestry. Let’s discuss how your DNA can fuel research and strategies for keeping data secure!

Science Discussion: We are researchers working with some of the largest and most innovative companies using DNA to help people learn about their health, traits and ancestry. Let’s discuss how your DNA can fuel research and strategies for keeping data secure! Hi reddit! We are scientists from Ancestry, 23andMe, and Nebula Genomics, as well as an academic scientist who works with companies like these to utilize consumer DNA for research. We are here to talk about how your DNA can be used in research settings to help scientists learn about…

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Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that raw human excrement can potentially be converted to a safe, reusable fuel and a nutrient rich fertilizer. Heating the waste could improve sanitation and provide a reusable energy source

Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that raw human excrement can potentially be converted to a safe, reusable fuel and a nutrient rich fertilizer. Heating the waste could improve sanitation and provide a reusable energy source submitted by /u/Wagamaga to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Science Admitted Signals Control Us

Science Admitted Signals Control Us By Truthstream Media If perceptions create our reality, then misperceptions can too… It can be the difference between growth and protection. It can also be the difference between love and fear. Aaron & Melissa Dykes are the founders of TruthstreamMedia.com, Subscribe to them on YouTube, like on Facebook, follow on Twitter, support on Patreon. Watch their mini-documentary Obsolete here and their full-length documentary THE MINDS OF MEN here. Alternative News & Independent Views

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An antibiotic called thanatin, produced naturally by the spined soldier bug, attacks the way the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria is built. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now found that this happens through a previously unknown mechanism.

An antibiotic called thanatin, produced naturally by the spined soldier bug, attacks the way the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria is built. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now found that this happens through a previously unknown mechanism. submitted by /u/Mass1m01973 to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Humans are incapable of multitasking, but the illusion of multitasking boosts performance, research finds. Regardless of whether people actually engage in a single task or multiple tasks, making them perceive this activity as multitasking makes them exert more mental effort to stay engaged.

Humans are incapable of multitasking, but the illusion of multitasking boosts performance, research finds. Regardless of whether people actually engage in a single task or multiple tasks, making them perceive this activity as multitasking makes them exert more mental effort to stay engaged. submitted by /u/seeminglyanonymous to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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A new study has found that the more literally a person understands metaphorical statements and the more religious they are, the more likely they are to share pseudo-profound bullshit on social media.

A new study has found that the more literally a person understands metaphorical statements and the more religious they are, the more likely they are to share pseudo-profound bullshit on social media. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Study finds LGBT youth who experience attempts by others to change their sexual orientation — often called conversion therapy — report higher levels of depression and suicidal behavior, lower levels of self-esteem, social support, life satisfaction, and lower levels of education and income.

Study finds LGBT youth who experience attempts by others to change their sexual orientation — often called conversion therapy — report higher levels of depression and suicidal behavior, lower levels of self-esteem, social support, life satisfaction, and lower levels of education and income. submitted by /u/drewiepoodle to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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California’s background checks for firearm purchases and ban on possession for those convicted of violent misdemeanors has had no effect on firearm homicide or suicide over the past 10 years.

California’s background checks for firearm purchases and ban on possession for those convicted of violent misdemeanors has had no effect on firearm homicide or suicide over the past 10 years. submitted by /u/Bman409 to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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