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The study shows that antisocial individuals have little trust in others unless they have the chance to sanction them for betraying their trust.  (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Dark Side of Personality

Social life entails countless situations in which people have to trust each other. From mundane family matters to profane issues such as trade negotiations among world leaders in a conflicted globalized world — all require the trust and the trustworthiness…

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Fate of Coral Reefs Undermined by Mining

A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown the impact phosphate mining is having on our coral reefs. The study looked at coral reefs around Christmas Island,…

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The Dark Side of Personality

Social life entails countless situations in which people have to trust each other. From mundane family matters to profane issues such as trade negotiations among world leaders in a conflicted…

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Magnetism Discovered in the Earth’s Mantle

The huge magnetic field that surrounds the Earth, protecting it from radiation and charged particles from space — which many animals even use for orientation purposes — is changing all…

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Earth Recycles Ocean Floor Into Diamonds

The diamond on your finger is most likely made of recycled seabed cooked deep in the Earth. Traces of salt trapped in many diamonds show the stones are formed from…

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Is Traffic-Related Air Pollution Killing Us?

It’s summer getaway season. According to AAA, two-thirds of American families are taking a summer vacation this year, and more than half of us are planning a road trip. But…

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Tracking Down 20 Million ‘Missing Girls’ In China

When University of Kansas professor John James Kennedy began working in rural China, he would get introduced to villagers with multiple children — despite the country’s strict one-child policy. The associate…