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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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03-28-2018
Fluttering leaves could be one day generate electricity
The quest for clean energy alternatives may soon include the...
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03-26-2018
Different methods of achieving the Paris Agreement climate goals
The Paris Agreement is a global collaboration that seeks to...
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03-26-2018
New map reveals the impact of climate change across the globe
Looking for somewhere to move or vacation with a decent...
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03-25-2018
The not-so-big freeze: Arctic sea ice extent low again this year
Each year, scientists in the Arctic measure the region’s sea...
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03-24-2018
Some aging systems can be reversed to improve quality of life
A study led by the University of New South Wales...
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03-23-2018
Magma plume may be the source of Yellowstone’s famed supervolcano
Studying the dynamics of volcanoes and their origins beneath the...
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03-23-2018
New device can extract water from even the driest desert air
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created...
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03-23-2018
Heroin and cocaine commonly found on fingerprints of non-users
Researchers from the University of Surrey have revealed how widespread...
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03-23-2018
Some people can detect silent sounds through visual stimulation
Researchers at City University London have discovered that approximately 20...
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03-23-2018
New sensor measures how much of the Sun’s energy reaches Earth
A powerful new instrument was successfully launched to the International...
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03-22-2018
Inducing air bubbles into the ocean may help slow down hurricanes
Norwegian scientists at SINTEF Ocean are currently testing a way...
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03-22-2018
Love and attention from a mom impacts genetic code of offspring
The idea of nature vs. nurture has been the subject...
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