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Good Noise, Bad Noise: White Noise Improves Hearing

Posted by on November 15, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Good Noise, Bad Noise: White Noise Improves Hearing

White noise is not the same as other noise — and even a quiet environment does not have the same effect as white noise. With a background of continuous white noise, hearing pure sounds becomes even more precise, as researchers have shown. Their findings could be applied to the further development of cochlear implants. #hearing #whitenoise

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The Mysterious ‘Tully Monster’ Fossil Just Got More Mysterious

Posted by on November 12, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
The Mysterious ‘Tully Monster’ Fossil Just Got More Mysterious

Every now and again, scientists discover fossils that are so bizarre they defy classification, their body plans, unlike any other living animals or plants. Tullimonstrum (also known as the Tully Monster), a 300m-year-old fossil discovered in the Mazon Creek fossil beds in Illinois, US, is one such creature. #tullymonster

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‘No Drill’ Dentistry Shows Fillings Aren’t Needed In Many Cases

Posted by on November 11, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 18 Comments
‘No Drill’ Dentistry Shows Fillings Aren’t Needed In Many Cases

With research into ‘no-drill’ oral care techniques, new oral health evidence discovered by Australian researchers suggest that many of us have nothing to worry about. #oralhealth

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Mexican Student Invents Rubber Road Pavement That Self-Repairs When Exposed to Rainwater

Posted by on November 9, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Mexican Student Invents Rubber Road Pavement That Self-Repairs When Exposed to Rainwater

Rubber road pavement that self-repairs

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Before You Make an Important Decision, Science Says It May Be Best To Sleep On It

Posted by on November 8, 2019 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Before You Make an Important Decision, Science Says It May Be Best To Sleep On It

Your brain actually makes some of its own decisions while you sleep. As well, sleep helps the brain process your emotions about a situation, so you are less irrational in your decision making. #decisionmaking#sleep

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Is Social Connection the Best Path to Happiness?

Posted by on November 7, 2019 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Is Social Connection the Best Path to Happiness?

If you want to be happier, a new study suggests, you should focus on your personal relationships and social connections. #socialconnection

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Third Eye Pineal Gland: The Biggest Cover Up in Human History

Posted by on November 4, 2019 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Third Eye Pineal Gland: The Biggest Cover Up in Human History

Let’s explore the pineal gland! #pinealgland #thirdeye

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Weight-Loss Regimens May Soon Be Tailored To Your Genes

Posted by on October 28, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 18 Comments
Weight-Loss Regimens May Soon Be Tailored To Your Genes

Patients could submit a cheek swab or saliva sample to a lab that sequences their DNA. The lab would feed the patient’s DNA, along with levels of activity, stress, and diet into an algorithm. The program would then spit out recommendations for how patients can best reach their target weight. #weightloss

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Scientific American, the Oldest US Monthly Magazine, Issues Severe Warning on 5G

Posted by on October 26, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Scientific American, the Oldest US Monthly Magazine, Issues Severe Warning on 5G

Scientific America issues dire warning about 5G

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US Intel Agency Funding Research Into Wildly Accurate Mind Reading Technology

Posted by on October 24, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
US Intel Agency Funding Research Into Wildly Accurate Mind Reading Technology

Even more unsettling is who is funding the mindreading research and, evidently, has a stake in it: the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) via the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), an organization within ODNI. According to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s own website, the government organization’s roots can be traced back to the early years of the CIA. #mindreading

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Should You Trust Your Gut? The Science Behind Intuition (Video)

Written by on October 23, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Should You Trust Your Gut? The Science Behind Intuition (Video)

Should you trust your intuition or logic? This video says both. Watch now and discover when it’s best to trust one over the other. #intuition

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Scientists Have Identified Where the Brain Processes Spiritual Experiences

Posted by on October 22, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Scientists Have Identified Where the Brain Processes Spiritual Experiences

Activity in the parietal cortex, an area of the brain involved in awareness of self and others as well as attention processing, seems to be a common element among individuals who have experienced a variety of spiritual experiences, according to a study published online May 29 in the journal “Cerebral Cortex.” #CerebralCortex #spiritualexperience

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Study Shows the Perfect Number of Hours to Work Per Week for Your Brain to Function Best

Posted by on October 21, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Study Shows the Perfect Number of Hours to Work Per Week for Your Brain to Function Best

What do you think is the perfect number of hours to work every week? One study has the answer. Read this! #workweek #cognitivefunction

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Scientific Evidence: 5 Powerful Ways Hiking Alters Your Brain

Posted by on October 18, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 7 Comments
Scientific Evidence: 5 Powerful Ways Hiking Alters Your Brain

A 2012 University of Kansas study found that hiking increases attention spans and creative analytical skills by as much as 50%. The researchers found that exposure to nature can restore prefrontal cortex-mediated executive processes (or higher-order cognitive functions) such as selective attention, problem-solving, inhibition, and multi-tasking. #hiking

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Holding Hands With Your Partner Can Sync Brainwaves and Ease Pain, Study Shows

Posted by on October 16, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Holding Hands With Your Partner Can Sync Brainwaves and Ease Pain, Study Shows

A new study by a pain researcher shows that when a romantic partner holds hands with a partner in pain, their brain waves sync and her pain subsides. #HoldingHands

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