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Study Shows Loving Eye Contact Between Dogs & Humans Benefits Both

Posted by on April 17, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Science, Videos with 0 Comments
Study Shows Loving Eye Contact Between Dogs & Humans Benefits Both

Dogs that make so-called puppy eyes at their owners get a spike in the “love hormone” oxytocin — and their owners do too, according to a new study. This same positive feedback in oxytocin release occurs when a mom gazes at her newborn infant, studies have shown.

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Study Suggests Link Between Alzheimer’s and Immune System [2Min Video]

Posted by on April 15, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Science, Videos with 0 Comments
Study Suggests Link Between Alzheimer’s and Immune System [2Min Video]

A Duke University study involving lab mice suggests there’s a link between Alzheimer’s disease and a faulty immune system. The study suggests that certain immune cells that normally protect the brain begin to abnormally consume an important amino acid: arginine.

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DNA Can’t Explain All Inherited Biological Traits, Research Shows

Posted by on April 13, 2015 in Science, Videos with 0 Comments
DNA Can’t Explain All Inherited Biological Traits, Research Shows

Characteristics passed between generations are not decided solely by DNA, but can be brought about by other material in cells, new research shows. Scientists studied proteins found in cells, known as histones, which are not part of the genetic code, but act as spools around which DNA is wound. Histones are known to control whether or not genes are switched on.

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Has “Science” Been Co-opted by Corporations to Squash Alternative Views?

Has “Science” Been Co-opted by Corporations to Squash Alternative Views?

The term “science” has grown to be more than an area of study, seeking to hypothesize and theorize about our world. It has become more than a framework for exploration. In its purest form, it has no “limits” and could theoretically embrace non-material, metaphysical aspects of our existence. Yet, in our modern age, science has become corporatized and dogmatic- more worried about pursuing money than about pursuing what makes our universe “tick”.

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How Colors Can Affect Your Mood

Posted by on April 11, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
How Colors Can Affect Your Mood

Learn why certain colors are associated with certain emotions and how you can use that information to your advantage.

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Turn Your Home Into a Smart Home With This Simple Device

Posted by on April 11, 2015 in Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Turn Your Home Into a Smart Home With This Simple Device

Learn how you can use this simple device to turn your home into a smart home, without buying any fancy appliances.

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Signs of Alien Life Will Be Found by 2025, NASA Chief Scientist Predicts

Posted by on April 9, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Science, Space, Videos with 0 Comments
Signs of Alien Life Will Be Found by 2025, NASA Chief Scientist Predicts

NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said on Tuesday that, within a decade, humanity will have found ‘strong indications’ of alien life. “I think we’re going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we’re going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years,” NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday (April 7).

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Study Finds Being Exposed To Buddhist Concepts Reduces Prejudice and Increases Pro-Sociality

Posted by on April 6, 2015 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Study Finds Being Exposed To Buddhist Concepts Reduces Prejudice and Increases Pro-Sociality

Researchers from Belgium and Taiwan have found that being exposed to Buddhist concepts can lead to increased pro-social behavioral intentions and undermine prejudice towards others.

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Science Has Found the Emotion You Need to Stay Healthy

Posted by on April 5, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Science Has Found the Emotion You Need to Stay Healthy

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, set out to discover exactly that when they tracked emotions such as compassion, joy, love, and so on versus the levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6)—a secretion which causes inflammation in the body—in the saliva of 119 university students. The researchers found that those who regularly have positive emotions have less IL-6—and they noticed the strongest correlation with one particular emotion: awe.

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What Will Be the Future of the Self-Driving Car?

Posted by on April 4, 2015 in Futurism, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
What Will Be the Future of the Self-Driving Car?

Will self-driving cars be good for society or bad? Find out what experts say here!

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Stunning Video of the Shortest Lunar Eclipse of the Century on April 4, 2015

Posted by on April 4, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Space, Videos with 1 Comment
Stunning Video of the Shortest Lunar Eclipse of the Century on April 4, 2015

On Saturday morning, April 4, 2015 not long before sunrise, the bright full moon over North America turned a lovely shade of celestial red during a total lunar eclipse. This stunning video captures the entire celestial event.

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All the Info You Need to View Total Lunar Eclipse (Shortest of 21st Century)

Posted by on April 3, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Space with 1 Comment
All the Info You Need to View Total Lunar Eclipse (Shortest of 21st Century)

This Saturday, you’ll be able to witness a total lunar eclipse if you live in western North America, eastern Asia, the Pacific, Australia or New Zealand. The astronomical happening will be “the shortest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century” according to EarthSky.org

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Scientists Are Able to Eliminate Alzheimer’s Brain Plaque With Ultrasound Waves

Posted by on April 3, 2015 in Advances in Medicine, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Scientists Are Able to Eliminate Alzheimer’s Brain Plaque With Ultrasound Waves

This could mean good things for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Are Ancient Potions Better Than Modern Drugs?

Posted by on April 2, 2015 in Advances in Medicine, Sci-Tech, Science, Videos with 0 Comments
Are Ancient Potions Better Than Modern Drugs?

Many ancient medicine was so effective, that it could serve as a useful alternative to drugs we use today! Here are some examples…

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Tiny Songbird Discovered to Fly 1,700 Miles Non-Stop Over Open Ocean

Posted by on April 1, 2015 in Nature, Science, Videos with 0 Comments
Tiny Songbird Discovered to Fly 1,700 Miles Non-Stop Over Open Ocean

For more than 50 years, scientists had clues suggesting that a tiny songbird known as the blackpoll warbler fly’s nonstop over the Atlantic Ocean, but proof was hard to come by. Now, an international team of biologists report “irrefutable evidence” that the birds complete a nonstop flight ranging from about 1,410 to 1,721 miles (2,270 to 2,770 km) in just two to three days.

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