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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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06-04-2018
New device offers rare glimpse into deep ocean fish
Researchers are now getting a rare look into unexplored reef...
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06-04-2018
Scientists: moon is responsible for longer days on Earth
As people get older, they often feel like Earth’s days...
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06-03-2018
Bonobos offer clues into how human disgust evolved
Primatologists at Kyoto University are looking to our closest cousins...
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06-03-2018
Fault lines trigger worries about future London earthquake
Scientists have made a pair of discoveries that could leave...
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06-02-2018
Scientists working to reverse wrinkles from the inside out
In a new breakthrough study, researchers may have found a...
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06-01-2018
Earth’s magnetic field shields the planet from solar wind
A study from the University of Maryland (UMD) has revealed...
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06-01-2018
Serotonin helps the brain stay patient, new study finds
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
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05-31-2018
The first Americans separated in two groups before reconverging
It has previously been thought that the first people to...
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05-31-2018
New technology helps fishermen and conservationists both win
A new tool could help fishermen increase their yields while...
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05-31-2018
How the human brain grew to be so big
In the last million years, humans have gained remarkable cognitive...
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05-31-2018
New technology can identify people by the way they walk
Researchers at The University of Manchester have developed technology that...
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05-30-2018
Human migration to the Americas may have taken a different route
Archaeologists have found evidence to dispute the commonly accepted theory...
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