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Magnetic mirrors enable new technologies by reflecting light in uncanny ways

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Lift weights, improve your memory

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Autophagy helps fast track stem cell activationAutophagy helps fast track stem cell activation

Myelin vital for learning new practical skillsMyelin vital for learning new practical skills

More physical activity improved school performanceMore physical activity improved school performance

Around the world in 400,000 years: The journey of the red foxAround the world in 400,000 years: The journey of the red fox

Engineering new vehicle powertrainsEngineering new vehicle powertrains

Active aging is much more than exerciseActive aging is much more than exercise

Study: New device can slow, reverse heart failureStudy: New device can slow, reverse heart failure

Are the world's religions ready for ET?Are the world's religions ready for ET?

Recreating the stripe patterns found in animals by engineering synthetic gene networksRecreating the stripe patterns found in animals by engineering synthetic gene networks

Laying the groundwork for data-driven scienceLaying the groundwork for data-driven science

Hold on, tiger momHold on, tiger mom

Nature's designs inspire research into new light-based technologiesNature's designs inspire research into new light-based technologies

Missing piece found to help solve concussion puzzleMissing piece found to help solve concussion puzzle

Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control'Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control'

Geography matters: Model predicts how local 'shocks' influence U.S. economyGeography matters: Model predicts how local 'shocks' influence U.S. economy

Identified for the first time what kind of explosive has been used after the detonationIdentified for the first time what kind of explosive has been used after the detonation

Copied from nature: Detecting software errors via genetic algorithmsCopied from nature: Detecting software errors via genetic algorithms

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Body's cold 'sensor' could hold key for frostbite and hypothermia treatments (12/26/2014)

A cold 'sensor' which triggers the skin's vascular response to the cold could represent an exciting new therapeutic target for the treatment of frostbite and hypothermia, according to scientists at King's College London. ...> Full Article


Why do people with autism see faces differently? (12/13/2014)

The way people with autism spectrum disorder gather information - not the judgement process itself -- might explain why they gain different perceptions from peoples' faces, according to a new study from Hôpital Rivière-des-Prairies and the University of Montreal. ...> Full Article



Why does toothpaste make orange juice taste awful? (video) (11/5/2014)

Why does toothpaste make orange juice taste awful? (video)This week, Reactions explains why toothpaste and orange juice don't mix. Learn all about it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X5_gtel-c0. ...> Full Article


Lack of facial expression leads to perceptions of unhappiness, new OSU research shows (10/14/2014)

People with facial paralysis are perceived as being less happy simply because they can't communicate in the universal language of facial expression, a new study from an Oregon State University psychology professor shows. ...> Full Article


Walking or cycling to work improves wellbeing, University of East Anglia researchers find (10/9/2014)

Walking or cycling to work is better for people's mental health than driving to work, according to new research by health economists at the University of East Anglia.A report published today reveals that people who stopped driving and started walking or cycling to work benefited from improved wellbeing. In particular, active commuters felt better able to concentrate and were less under strain than if they traveled by car. ...> Full Article


The science behind swimming (9/20/2014)

Using simple hydrodynamics, a team of researchers led by Mahadevan was able to show that a handful of principles govern how virtually every animal -- from the tiniest fish to birds to gigantic whales propel themselves though the water. ...> Full Article


Niacin too dangerous for routine cholesterol therapy (7/24/2014)

Niacin should no longer be prescribed for most patients due to a potential increased risk of death and dangerous side effects such as excess bleeding and diabetes. It has no benefit in reducing heart attacks and strokes, according to an editorial by Northwestern Medicine cardiologist Donald Lloyd-Jones, M.D., in the New England Journal of Medicine. Statins remain best choice to reduce heart attack and stroke risk. ...> Full Article


Having a sense of purpose may add years to your life (5/16/2014)

Feeling that you have a sense of purpose in life may help you live longer, no matter what your age, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research has clear implications for promoting positive aging and adult development, says lead researcher Patrick Hill of Carleton University in Canada. ...> Full Article


The real difference between how men and women choose their partners (5/9/2014)

A hamburger that's 90 percent fat-free sounds a lot better than one with 10 percent fat. And even when the choices are the same, humans are hard-wired to prefer the more positive option. This is because of what's known as the 'framing effect,' a principle that new research from Concordia has proved applies to mate selection, too. ...> Full Article



Facelift complications eased with help of new 3-D imaging technique (2/9/2014)

Facelift complications eased with help of new 3-D imaging techniqueNew imaging technology from University of Washington engineers allows scientists to analyze what happens within the smallest blood vessels during a cosmetic facelift. This finding could be used to prevent accidents during procedures and help clinicians reverse the ill effects if an injection doesn't go as planned. ...> Full Article


New insights into facial transplantation (1/29/2014)

Researchers have demonstrated that immune cells, or T cells, involved in the rejection process are significantly of donor origin. ...> Full Article



Findings bolster fiber's role in colon health (1/28/2014)

Findings bolster fiber's role in colon healthScientists have more reasons for you to eat fiber and not abuse antibiotics. ...> Full Article


Traditional Chinese medicines stall progression of diabetes (1/27/2014)

Traditional Chinese herbal medicines hold promise for slowing the progression from prediabetes to an official diabetes diagnosis, according to new research accepted for publication in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. ...> Full Article



Resisting the flu (1/24/2014)

Resisting the fluMcGill researchers, led by Dr. Maya Saleh of the Department of Medicine, have identified an enzyme, cIAP2, that helps the lungs protect themselves from the flu by giving them the ability to resist tissue damage. ...> Full Article


Tinnitus discovery opens door to possible new treatment avenues (12/24/2013)

For tens of millions of Americans, a diagnosis of tinnitus means there's no such thing as the sound of silence. Now, new scientific findings may help explain what is going on inside these unquiet ears and brains. ...> Full Article


Hormones in the crosshairs (12/22/2013)

Hormones in the crosshairsWhen it comes to hunting, anthropologists and evolutionary scientists have long wondered -- and debated -- what, exactly, is the motivating factor behind hunting. Do men take down game for the purpose of feeding their families, or is there an element of showmanship and the hope of gaining access to healthier, more fertile mates? ...> Full Article


Our pupils adjust as we imagine bright and dark scenes (12/10/2013)

Conjuring up a visual image in the mind -- like a sunny day or a night sky -- has a corresponding effect on the size of our pupils, as if we were actually seeing the image, according to new research published in Psychological Science. ...> Full Article


Too much texting can disconnect couples (11/11/2013)

Couples shouldn't let their thumbs do the talking when it comes to serious conversations, disagreements or apologies. ...> Full Article


People seem more attractive in a group than they do apart (11/9/2013)

People tend to be rated as more attractive when they're part of a group than when they're alone, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. This phenomenon -- first dubbed the "cheerleader effect" by ladykiller Barney Stinson on the popular TV show "How I Met Your Mother" -- suggests that having a few friends around might be one way to boost perceived attractiveness. ...> Full Article


Killer apps that could keep you healthy (11/2/2013)

Killer apps that could keep you healthyThe Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory hosted a competition this summer where graduate students designed two mobile apps to fight the threats of food-related illnesses and the flu. ...> Full Article


12 percent of midlife women say they are satisfied with their body size (10/25/2013)

12 percent of midlife women say they are satisfied with their body sizeA new study of women ages 50 and older examines the 12.2 percent who say they are satisfied with their body size to unlock the secrets of body satisfaction. This minority of midlife women who report being satisfied with their body size appears to exert considerable effort to achieve and maintain this satisfaction. In addition, they are not impervious to dissatisfaction with other aspects of their physical appearance; especially those aspects affected by aging. ...> Full Article


First-ever study reveals smell of sweat may alter how women are judged (10/23/2013)

Today, a new study from P&G Beauty, the makers of SecretTM deodorants, and lead investigator Pamela Dalton, Ph.D., M.P.H., member of the Monell Chemical Senses Center, confirms for the first time that the smell of stress sweat does, in fact, significantly alter how women are perceived by both males and females. Results of the study, published on Oct. 9, 2013, in PLOS ONE, indicate that the odor from stress-related sweat specifically impacts social judgments of one's confidence, trustworthiness and competence. ...> Full Article


Living better with heart failure by changing what you eat (10/6/2013)

Just 21 days of following a low-sodium DASH diet lowered blood pressure and improved heart function for older adults living with a common type of heart failure. ...> Full Article


Wide-faced men make others act selfishly (9/25/2013)

Wide-faced men make others act selfishlyTwo assistant professors of management at the University of California, Riverside and several other researchers have previously shown that men with wider faces are more aggressive, less trustworthy and more prone to engaging in deception.Now, in a just-published paper, they have shown, in a series of four studies, that individuals behave more selfishly when interacting with men with wider faces and this selfish behavior elicits selfish behavior in others. ...> Full Article


Optimists better at regulating stress (7/30/2013)

Optimists better at regulating stressIt's no surprise that those who tend to see a rose's blooms before its thorns are also better at handling stress. But science has failed to reliably associate optimism with individuals' biological stress response -- until now. ...> Full Article


Stress: It should never be ignored! (7/15/2013)

Work pressure, tension at home, financial difficulties... the list of causes of stress grows longer every day. There have been several studies in the past showing that stress can have negative effects on health (cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure and more). ...> Full Article


Are smartphones disrupting your sleep? Mayo Clinic study examines the question (6/20/2013)

Smartphones and tablets can make for sleep-disrupting bedfellows. One cause is believed to be the bright light-emitting diodes that allow the use of mobile devices in dimly lit rooms; the light exposure can interfere with melatonin, a hormone that helps control the natural sleep-wake cycle. ...> Full Article


Facial structure may predict endorsement of racial prejudice (2/15/2013)

The structure of a man's face may indicate his tendency to express racially prejudiced beliefs, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. ...> Full Article

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