David Attenborough: “The Holocene has ended. The Garden of Eden is no more. We have changed the world so much that scientists say we are in a new geological age: the Anthropocene, the age of humans… What we do now, and in the next few years, will profoundly affect the next few thousand years”

David Attenborough: “The Holocene has ended. The Garden of Eden is no more. We have changed the world so much that scientists say we are in a new geological age: the Anthropocene, the age of humans… What we do now, and in the next few years, will profoundly affect the next few thousand years” submitted by /u/mvea to r/EverythingScience [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Carbon capture system turns CO2 into electricity and hydrogen fuel: Inspired by the ocean’s role as a natural carbon sink, researchers have developed a new system that absorbs CO2 and produces electricity and useable hydrogen fuel. The new device, a Hybrid Na-CO2 System, is a big liquid battery.

Carbon capture system turns CO2 into electricity and hydrogen fuel: Inspired by the ocean’s role as a natural carbon sink, researchers have developed a new system that absorbs CO2 and produces electricity and useable hydrogen fuel. The new device, a Hybrid Na-CO2 System, is a big liquid battery. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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For the first time, researchers have uncovered evidence suggesting that when pharma companies market opioids directly to doctors, there are increased rates of opioid overdoses.

For the first time, researchers have uncovered evidence suggesting that when pharma companies market opioids directly to doctors, there are increased rates of opioid overdoses. submitted by /u/superagrocragamuffin to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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At least half of parents try non-evidence-based cold prevention methods for kids – National Poll: Many parents still believe ‘folklore strategies’ or use vitamins or supplements for cold prevention that are not scientifically supported

At least half of parents try non-evidence-based cold prevention methods for kids – National Poll: Many parents still believe ‘folklore strategies’ or use vitamins or supplements for cold prevention that are not scientifically supported submitted by /u/mvea to r/EverythingScience [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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All pharmaceutical marketers had to do was show up at a doctor’s office and promise a meal or cash for a speaking engagement. The more they did that, the more opioid painkillers the doctors prescribed — and the more people died of drug overdoses.

All pharmaceutical marketers had to do was show up at a doctor’s office and promise a meal or cash for a speaking engagement. The more they did that, the more opioid painkillers the doctors prescribed — and the more people died of drug overdoses. submitted by /u/shakeAjazz to r/EverythingScience [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Teenagers’ lack of insight into some of their own abilities has implications for career counselling, suggests a new study, which found that young people appear to have surprising ignorance of their own ability (or lack of ability), which may lead to inappropriate career choices.

Teenagers’ lack of insight into some of their own abilities has implications for career counselling, suggests a new study, which found that young people appear to have surprising ignorance of their own ability (or lack of ability), which may lead to inappropriate career choices. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Both men and women vastly overestimate the success rates of natural and IVF-assisted conception, believing that a woman in her early 40s has a ~20% – 30% chance of successful pregnancy via IVF; the actual likelihood is around 5-7%.

Both men and women vastly overestimate the success rates of natural and IVF-assisted conception, believing that a woman in her early 40s has a ~20% – 30% chance of successful pregnancy via IVF; the actual likelihood is around 5-7%. submitted by /u/ejmajor to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Psilocybin combined with psychological support might correct pessimism biases in depression – The psychedelic drug psilocybin could help alleviate depression by causing people to have a less pessimistic outlook on life, according to new preliminary research.

Psilocybin combined with psychological support might correct pessimism biases in depression – The psychedelic drug psilocybin could help alleviate depression by causing people to have a less pessimistic outlook on life, according to new preliminary research. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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