Day: December 10, 2015

Your Father’s Lifestyle Before You Were Born Might Affect Your Appetite

A new study conducted by researchers from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, and published in the journal Cell Metabolism, makes an exposé of how children might be influenced by their parents’ lifestyle and the environment they inhabited well before the former were born. The comparison of sperm cells taken from 13 lean men

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Why Are We Quick To Blame Others?

A new study conducted by researchers from Duke University, published in Scientific Reports, has provided new insight into why humans tend to blame people quicker than they would give them credit. While we cannot know the intentions of people, we still persist in trying to read them. The lead author, Lawrence Ngo, describes their study

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Scientists Decrypt the Secret to Painlessness

We might have the answer to painlessness: scientists have genetically modified mice so that the latter cannot feel pain. The research is published in Nature Communications. While pain is a necessary ingredient for life on Earth, humans still attempt to get away from it. Some people, though, are actually unable to feel it: those born

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Internet Access Makes People Less Willing To Reply To Questions

Our Internet connection is shaping our way of thinking: a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Waterloo and published in the journal Consciousness and Cognition suggests that people are reluctant to speak of their knowledge and depend less on it when they have Internet access. The team of researchers led by Professor

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