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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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01-24-2017
Mayan civilization collapsed twice for the same reasons, study shows
For some time now, it has been widely understood that...
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01-24-2017
Failed planets scarred Earth's surface 4 billion years ago
Almost 4 billion years ago, the rocky debris of failed...
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01-24-2017
Study confirms 2009 dinosaur collagen discovery
North Carolina State University scientists have confirmed a groundbreaking 2009...
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01-24-2017
Shattered asteroid fell to Earth millions of years ago
Differences in mineral content show that some ancient meteorites may...
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01-23-2017
As Trump takes office, climate scientists rush to save data
Climate scientists leap into action as President Donald Trump’s administration...
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01-22-2017
Archaeological site could be lost kingdom from the Dark Ages
The famed bard Taliesin wrote poems and songs about Urien,...
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01-21-2017
Commercial fusion reactor could end energy debate by 2027
Coal or wind? Natural gas or solar? If one company...
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01-20-2017
New GMO apples won’t turn brown after you bite ‘em
Apples turn brown within a short time of being sliced...
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01-20-2017
Sociologist explains why time flies when you’re having fun
Time flies when you’re having fun – so the saying...
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01-20-2017
The end of the earth as we know it! Fears from space
The end of the earth is a constant plot point...
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01-19-2017
Scientist reveals the non-supernatural cause behind fairy circles
The world is home to some strange phenomena – among...
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01-19-2017
Old Testament-era military site found in Israeli desert
The dry conditions of Timna Valley in the Israeli desert...
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