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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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05-23-2018
When land first rose above water, it transformed Earth’s climate
The Earth may have undergone a drastic transformation 2.4 billion...
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05-23-2018
Reduce congestion by calculating ideal number of taxis for a city
Self-driving cars will soon change the way that people commute...
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05-23-2018
Robots have been trained to grow human organs
Scientists have created a robotic system that automates the rapid...
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05-22-2018
Soil microbes communicate and battle with chemical attacks
A handful of soil contains millions of bacteria and fungi,...
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05-22-2018
New research reveals how melatonin works to help you sleep
New research reveals how melatonin works to help you sleep....
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05-21-2018
New evidence of a super planet at the edge of our solar system
Astronomers suspect that there is a giant planet in our...
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05-20-2018
Scientists in Iceland are capturing CO2 and storing it in rocks
Scientists in Iceland are not just trapping carbon dioxide (CO2)...
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05-19-2018
Nyiragongo volcano in Congo is one of the most active on Earth
Amidst the latest headlines surrounding the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii,...
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05-18-2018
Florida looking to use drone technology to combat mosquitoes
Officials in Lee County, Florida, will soon be testing out...
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05-18-2018
Scientists successfully transplant memory between snails
Researchers have successfully transferred a basic memory from one snail...
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05-18-2018
The secret weapon plants use to battle deadly fungus
Plants can fight back against pathogens that cause disease like...
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05-18-2018
Mosquito saliva causes immune responses that last for days
Every year, an estimated 750,000 people die from mosquito-transmitted diseases,...
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