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08-04-2022
Stress is reflected in hair cortisol levels
Scientists have long known that prolonged stress can have negative effects on the body, including premature aging, early mortality, chronic disease, depression, and overall poor quality of life. Moreover, stress can also affect the hair, by releasing hormones that change hair pigmentation, turning it gray or white, or cause hair loss. Now, a team of researchers led by the University of Iceland and the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico has found that stress levels are also reflected in how much of the hormone cortisol is...
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02-21-2019
White House panel to assess global warming threat to national security
A memo issued by the White House last week outlines...
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02-21-2019
500 million-year-old worm is the key link between two animal groups
In 1911, a 500-million-year-old worm named Amiskwia was described by...
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02-21-2019
Protein from squid could become a sustainable alternative to plastics
A protein discovered in the ringed teeth of a squid's...
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02-21-2019
Shocking discovery reveals that the brain can communicate wirelessly
Scientists have discovered a previously unknown form of neural communication...
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02-19-2019
Another supermoon arrives tonight and here’s the best way to see it
2019 is shaping up to be a year filled with...
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02-19-2019
China announces plans to build a solar power station in space
China is looking to build the first ever solar power...
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02-19-2019
Scientists pinpoint where the Stonehenge bluestones originated
A new study led by the University College London pinpoints...
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02-19-2019
Cultured meat may not be the best substitute for conventional beef
Experts have been looking into ways to improve beef production...
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02-19-2019
Researchers reveal what they found inside Belize’s Great Blue Hole
A recent expedition has produced the first 3D map of...
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02-18-2019
Decoding the great white shark genome reveals key adaptations
The entire genome of the great white shark has been...
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02-18-2019
East Africa’s hunter-gatherers share a common ancestry
Through a genomic study of 50 African populations, researchers from...
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02-18-2019
Report: EPA leadership stalled testing for chemical health risks
A vital Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) research unit tasked with...
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