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Upward Spirals

Upward Spirals – New Study

University of London study analyzes the upward spirals generated by positive experience, mood, and decision making, compared with the contrary downward ones It’s long been known that mood…

Ozone

10% Of Western America’s Ozone Comes From China, 15% Of Western Europe’s From America

This article has moved to CA (thespeaker.ca) Click here New mathematical law found to beautifully explain crowd phenomena A new law of science has been found to beautifully explain crowd…

Liquid Can Be Made To Jump Off Fibers

A Duke University team has created fibers that cause liquid to jump off their surface as it accumulates, leading to new possibilities in water purification, atmospheric moisture harvesting,…

girls who have sex

Girls Who Have Sex Lose Both Female And Male Friendships, Study Finds; For Males, It’s The Opposite

Early adolescent males gain friends when they have sex while females lose them, a new study has found. Not only that, males who make out without having sex…

Quasicrystal

Quasicrystal Growth Observed For First Time Under Microscope

Quasicrystals in the act of growing have for the first time been recorded by Japanese researchers using high-resolution transmission electron microscopy, answering a mechanical dilemma of chemistry with…

fruit fly larvae brain

Fruit Fly Larva Brain Activity Caught On Camera

Scientists in Virginia used light-sheet microscopy to video the goings-on of the larva’s nervous system ASHBURN, Va. – Scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have imaged motor…

selfies

Selfies Are Linked To Narcissism In Men, But Not In Women, New Research Finds

According to new research, selfies are linked to narcissism in men, but not in women. The research, undertaken by Polish psychologist, went further, providing an understanding about which…

brain and music

The brain and music: McGill team graphs regions of the brain responsible for music training and individual skill

Nature and nurture in music has now been mapped by McGill neurologists who have recorded the activity and changes in the brains of young adults over the course of…

death penalty

A Face Can Mean Life Or Death

In the US, 72 people were sentenced to death last year, and according to new research the faces of those tried in court may have had something to…

warmer waters

Sea change based on evidence: warmer waters may mean LESS fish due to unexpected factors

Warmer waters in the north mean less overwinter death and increased growth for cold-blooded fish, so they will benefit from global warming… or so the theory went. New…

Couchsurfing toddlers

Couchsurfing toddlers get bullied more as kids

Are your rugrats babysat by the TV? Dr. Linda Pagani of the University of Montreal, who just completed an extensive study of the long-term effects of toddler TV viewing, says they…

Below-zero fluid viscosity achieved by "doping" bacteria

Below-zero fluid viscosity achieved by “doping” bacteria

New rheological research has created fluid viscosity in which the viscous resistance to shear disappears. Researchers at University Paris-Sud in France employed swimming bacteria and organized them to…

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