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Day: July 27, 2015

Isolated Taste of Fats Is Terrible!

Food with high-fat contents might appeal to people to a great extent, but did you ever wonder how does fat itself taste like? Scientists from Purdue University have recently isolated the taste which they have described as being “terrible”. A group of scientists are of the opinion that fat is a basic taste like the

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New Drug Can Treat Depression In Less Than 24 Hours

Scientists claim that a new drug can treat depression in less than 24 hours without major side-effects. The findings that have been published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology will have to be confirmed before clinical trials are planned. If the trials are successful, the drug might replace the current drugs that take around 3 to 8

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China’s Unmanned Mission To The Far Side Of The Moon

The dark side of the moon has always fascinated the mind of man. Soon enough, it might no more be a mystery to us: China intends to launch an unmanned mission to the other side by 2018 or 2019. The far side of the moon – the side we never see. Photo credits: NASA’s Scientific

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Oldest Evidence Of Dentistry Found in 14,000-Year-Old Tooth

While you might be complaining about visits to the dentist, know that you are so much better off than people with cavities living 14,000 years ago when “dentists” of that time would use sharpened stone tools to remove infected teeth. The findings have been published in the journal Scientific Reports. Evidence of oldest known form

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Science Reveals Which Horror Movie Type Is The Scariest

Horror movies are known for the stress and fear that they generate in their viewers. But, have you ever wondered which type is the scariest?! Researcher Keith Bound from the University of Nottingham set out to define the types of thrills that scare us the most when watching horror movies. His methodology entailed analysing the

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