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Monday, October 13, 2014

ScienceDaily: Most Popular News

ScienceDaily: Most Popular News

Lung cancer can stay hidden for over 20 years

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 12:40 PM PDT

Scientists have discovered that lung cancers can lie dormant for over 20 years before suddenly turning into an aggressive form of the disease.

Temperature and water vapor on an exoplanet mapped

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 11:14 AM PDT

A team of scientists has made the most detailed map yet of the temperature of an exoplanet's atmosphere and traced the amount of water it contains. The planet targeted for both of the investigations was the hot-Jupiter exoplanet WASP-43b.

Astronomers see right into heart of exploding star

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 11:11 AM PDT

Astronomers have been able to see into the heart of an exploding star, by combining data from telescopes that are hundreds or even thousands of kilometers apart. 

Childhood psychological abuse as harmful as sexual or physical abuse

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 10:12 AM PDT

Children who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and sometimes worse mental health problems as children who are physically or sexually abused, yet psychological abuse is rarely addressed in prevention programs or in treating victims, according to a new study.

Private telephone conversations: Dynamic encryption keeps secrets

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 06:21 AM PDT

Scientists have invented a new way to encrypt telephone conversations that makes it very difficult to 'eavesdrop'. The invention can help to curb industrial espionage.

Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments

Posted: 27 Mar 2014 09:35 AM PDT

In a study of 14,000 US children, 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds -- what psychologists call 'secure attachment' -- with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these children are more likely to face educational and behavioral problems.

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