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A researcher explains why it feels like time flies when you are aging

Why does time fly when you are aging? Feeling like youth goes slowly, and time seems to speed up when you are aging is...
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“It’s not all about autism”: Analysing anti-vaccination Facebook opinions

"It's not all about autism", according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health on anti-vaccination...
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Anti-epileptic drugs increase the pneumonia risk in people with Alzheimer’s

The first study to investigate the association between the use of anti-epileptic drugs and the pneumonia risk in people with Alzheimer's has taken place. Although...
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The Ziggy star formation: Explaining abundant cosmic dust

A radio signal has been detected from abundant cosmic dust in MACS0416_Y1, but the standard models cannot explain the amount of dust. Researchers have had...
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Excited cold atoms: Fundamental research and electron/ion microscopy

Active research on cold matter is conducted at Laboratoire Aimé Cotton (LAC). In this article, we focus on excited cold atoms for fundamental studies...
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Go running or eat chocolate? The endocannabinoid system may decide

The Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (Inserm) has investigated the link between the endocannabinoid system of the body, and...

Can drinking hot tea increase your risk of oesophageal cancer?

Drinking hot tea rather than at drinking temperature may increase the risk of oesophageal cancer. In the International Journal of Cancer, a study followed 50,045...
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The negative impact of tourists on elephant behaviour

A new study from the Journal of Zoology has investigated the negative impact of tourists on elephant behaviour in reserves. Although the study notes that "Wildlife...
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Can meditation enhance social and emotional learning?

Middle school students who practiced meditation as part of a school program showed significant improvements in social and emotional learning competencies and psychological distress. The...
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Celestial carbon monoxide detectors could warn us of extraterrestrial life

Carbon monoxide detectors could alert us to extraterrestrial life, according to a research team led by the University of California Riverside. Astronomers have generally assumed...

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