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Internet users seeking more 'invisibility': study

Consumer efforts to protect personal data and remain "invisible" online is leading to a "data blackhole" that could adversely impact digital advertisers.

Internet users seeking more 'invisibility': study
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Online search ads expose racial bias: study

Ads pegged to Google search results can be racially biased because of how certain names are associated with blacks or whites.

Online search ads expose racial bias: study
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Couch potatoes have lower sperm counts

Men who watch television for 20 hours per week have almost half the sperm count of those who watch very little television or none at all.

Couch potatoes have lower sperm counts
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Erectile dysfunction signals heart troubles: study

Erectile dysfunction might signal more than a need for the little purple pill, researchers said Tuesday in a study showing a link with heart disease and early death.

Erectile dysfunction signals heart troubles: study
Gays who come out are less stressed: Canada study
Gays who come out are less stressed: Canada study

Gays and lesbians who come out about their sexual orientation are less stressed than those who remain in the closet, and often more relaxed than heterosexuals.

Gays who come out are less stressed: Canada study
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Women smokers face greater health risks than in past: study

Women smokers are at a greater risk than at any time in recent decades from lung cancer and other ailments linked to their tobacco use.

Women smokers face greater health risks than in past: study
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Climate: 'Rock' fix for oceans is badly flawed: study

Claims that global warming can be braked by dissolving huge quantities of rock in the sea to absorb carbon emissions are laden with flaws.

Climate: 'Rock' fix for oceans is badly flawed: study
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Some children outgrow autism: study

Some children diagnosed as autistic at a young age see their symptoms completely disappear when they get older, new research shows.

Some children outgrow autism: study
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Gene study settles debate over origin of European Jews

Jews of European origin are a mix of ancestries, with many hailing from tribes in the Caucasus who converted to Judaism and created an empire that lasted half a millennium.

Gene study settles debate over origin of European Jews
Switch out of wood-burning stoves saves lives
Switch out of wood-burning stoves saves lives

Reducing the use of wood-burning stoves in an Australian city led to a sharp fall in deaths from respiratory diseases and heart failure.

Switch out of wood-burning stoves saves lives
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Science gets a grip on finger wrinkles

Getting pruney fingers from soaking in the bath is an evolutionary advantage, for it helps us get a better grip on objects under water.

Science gets a grip on finger wrinkles
'17 billion' Earth-sized planets in Milky Way: study
'17 billion' Earth-sized planets in Milky Way: study

The Milky Way contains at least 17 billion planets the size of Earth, and likely many more, according to a study out Monday that raises the chances of discovering a sister planet to ours.

'17 billion' Earth-sized planets in Milky Way: study
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Study reveals new info on how bacteria survive drugs

Researchers have disproved a long-held theory about how some bacteria survive antibiotics and opened the door to new treatments to fight drug-resistant bugs.

Study reveals new info on how bacteria survive drugs
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Hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup

European scientists say they have found further evidence that how you serve food and drink matters hugely in the perception of taste.

Hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup
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Antidepressants don't increase pregnancy risks: study

The use of antidepressants during pregnancy is not linked to a higher overall risk of stillbirth and death in newborns, a study said Tuesday, confounding a long-held opposing view of such drugs.

Antidepressants don't increase pregnancy risks: study
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Dried squash holds headless French king's blood: study

Two centuries after the French people beheaded Louis XVI and dipped their handkerchiefs in his blood, scientists believe they have authenticated the remains of one such rag kept as a revolutionary souvenir.

Dried squash holds headless French king's blood: study
China boom savaging coral reefs: study
China boom savaging coral reefs: study

China's economic boom has seen its coral reefs shrink by at least 80 percent over the past 30 years, a joint Australian study found Thursday, with researchers describing "grim" levels of damage and loss.

China boom savaging coral reefs: study
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Fists came first for hand evolution, scientists suggest

Biologists say the human hand is a wonder of evolution, providing dexterity that lets our species perform activities as diverse as bricklaying, writing, ice hockey and brain surgery.

Fists came first for hand evolution, scientists suggest
Christians most populous of world's religions: report
Christians most populous of world's religions: report

Christians are the world's biggest religious group, numbering some 2.2 billion people, according to a study released Tuesday by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.

Christians most populous of world's religions: report
'Worrying' increase in global child trafficking: UN
'Worrying' increase in global child trafficking: UN

Children -- most of them girls -- now make up 27 percent of all human trafficking cases, marking an alarming increase in recent years.

'Worrying' increase in global child trafficking: UN