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Tea Benefits: A Cup a Day Keeps Alzheimer's Away

Drinking tea everyday reduces the risks of developing Alzheimer's in the elderly, especially those with a genetic predisposition toward the disease. A...

Published: 2017-03-19 03:36 0

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Electronic Tattoos are the Future's Geek Chic

Electronic tattoos are the latest thing in touch screen technology that lets you remotely control your smart phone. Researchers at Saarland Universit...

Published: 2017-03-19 00:17 0

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Men Versus Women: The Gab Wars

Men, women, and children: who talks too much, and who talks too little? [Photo by Anna Sastre] Who talks more, men or women? It actually depends on t...

Published: 2017-03-18 10:31 0

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The Secret to a Healthy Heart? Ask the Tsimané

Scientists have found the secret to a healthy heart by studying the lifestyle and habits of the Tsimané people, an indigenous group living in the Boli...

Published: 2017-03-18 07:45 0

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What Causes OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder)?

Obsessive hand-washing may be rooted in overactive pathways in the brain. Scientists have found that a missing protein in the brain may be the cause...

Published: 2017-03-17 08:40 0

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Meet the Happy Hormone that Helps Us Adapt to Big Changes

Perhaps there are no introductions needed, because you're probably already familiar with this happy hormone. Serotonin, the hormone that helps us regu...

Published: 2017-03-17 07:15 0

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Meet the Happy Hormone that Helps Us Adapt to Big Changes

Perhaps there are no introductions needed, because you're probably already familiar with this happy hormone. Serotonin, the hormone that helps us regu...

Published: 2017-03-17 07:15 0

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Beating the Epidemic: Zika Prevention May Soon be Possible

Scientists have found a human antibody that can help in the development of Zika prevention techniques. The viral disease spread throughout Brazil an...

Published: 2017-03-17 05:30 0

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Getting Better Sleep is Like Winning the Lottery

Wanna feel like a couple hundred thousand bucks? Get a good night's sleep. When you get better sleep, you'll gain the kind of health and happiness th...

Published: 2017-03-17 02:43 0

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There is Only One Surefire Way to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Coral reefs are home to diverse forms of life. [Photo by Richard Ling]  As the Great Barrier Reef experiences coral bleaching for the second yea...

Published: 2017-03-16 22:32 0

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Fight Depression with Bacteria Found in Yogurt

Depressed? Some yogurt might help. Lactobacilli are not just good for your digestive system, it can also help fight symptoms of depression and anxiet...

Published: 2017-03-16 08:21 0

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Protect Yourself Against Dementia With Caffeine

Dementia affects millions of people worldwide. Numbers are expected to rise as the population ages. Caffeine, as well as 23 other compounds, can stim...

Published: 2017-03-16 07:00 0

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Spiders Eat Twice as Much as Humans Do

As if spiders weren't terrifying enough, a study has shown that they eat twice as much the amount of food that humans do. Scientists have long thought...

Published: 2017-03-16 03:27 0

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Foldable Touch Screens and More are Possible with This New Invention

Scientists have created a sensor that can work effectively as foldable touch screens. Huge, bulky tablets take up space and may be difficult to carr...

Published: 2017-03-16 00:36 0

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Airpocalypse Analyzed: Smog Problem in China has Arctic Origins

Scientists have discovered that sea ice loss in the Arctic contributed to China's “airpocalypse”. In January 2013, smog plagued eastern China for al...

Published: 2017-03-15 23:20 0

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Emotional Intelligence is a Vital Trait in Doctors

While finely-honed skills and experience are important in a doctor, emotional intelligence also plays a key role. Having high emotional intelligence...

Published: 2017-03-15 08:08 0

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Galapagos Penguins Feed Grown Offspring that Have Left the Nest

Still living with your parents? It's okay, grown Galapagos penguins do it too. When young human adults struggle with making ends meet, their parents...

Published: 2017-03-15 06:57 0

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The Fluorescent Frog: An Amazing Discovery in Argentina

“The Fluorescent Frog” sounds like a cool name for a bar (dibs!), but it's actually a real-life glowing amphibian. Scientists were studying the pigme...

Published: 2017-03-15 04:31 0

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How Mistakes Affect Us: The Importance of Recovery Time

A study has found how mistakes affect us deep in our brain processes. Making mistakes is natural. As long as a mistake is not fatal, it contributes t...

Published: 2017-03-15 02:16 0

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Artificial Intelligence is Now Able to Learn Like Humans

A new program is beginning to lessen the gap between human and artificial intelligence. Humans learn continuously. We build new knowledge on prior kn...

Published: 2017-03-14 23:56 0

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Here Lies the Captcha, the World's Most Annoying Security Tool

Google will lay the Captcha as we know it to rest—finally. The security tool was once the only thing that differentiated a human user from a bot. Bef...

Published: 2017-03-14 07:20 0

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Uncanny Valley: Having Eerily Human-Like Robots May Not be a Good Thing

There may be truth after all to the theory of the uncanny valley. When humans witness robots displaying emotions, it may be a deeply discomfiting expe...

Published: 2017-03-14 05:19 0

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Sea Turtle Survives Having a Mass of 915 Coins in Its Stomach

A green sea turtle in Thailand that had swallowed 915 coins is now recovering from invasive but life-saving surgery. The locals gave her the pet name...

Published: 2017-03-14 03:03 0

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Stuck Song Syndrome and How to Get Rid of It

The stuck song syndrome is an annoying phenomenon, but researchers may have found a way to get you out of the loop. We all enjoy a catchy tune. Howev...

Published: 2017-03-13 23:43 0

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Preinstalled Malware Found on Android Phones

A malware scanner has found preinstalled malware on 38 android phones that belong to two companies. Most of the malware are for information theft. On...

Published: 2017-03-13 22:09 0

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Smart Jacket by Google and Levi's Makes a Cool Debut

This new and innovative smart jacket isn't just the latest love child of tech and style, it's washable, too. That's not something you usually hear ab...

Published: 2017-03-13 07:47 0

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Fukushima is Now Safe, Six Years after Nuclear Disaster

Evacuees can now safely return to their homes in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, six years after a devastating disaster struck. The Japanese government...

Published: 2017-03-13 04:35 0

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Information Avoidance: Listening Only to What We Want to Hear

Engaging in information avoidance can make us miss out on vital information that will benefit us in the long run. There are things that we'd rather n...

Published: 2017-03-13 02:56 0

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The Nokia 3310 Comeback is Shedding Light on Some Hard Truths

The world's excitement over the return of the iconic Nokia 3310 might indicate that the smartphone industry's development is plateauing. This year's...

Published: 2017-03-12 23:42 0

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Self-Driving Cars without Back-Up Drivers or Steering Wheels?

New regulations will allow the testing and use of self-driving cars with no back-up drivers, steering wheels, or pedals. California's car manufacture...

Published: 2017-03-12 21:54 0

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