TheStreet (June 18, 2014) Friends are more likely to feel a strong sense of affiliation when enjoying small indulgences together or helping one another resist larger temptation, according to new research out of Vanderbilt ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 25, 2015) Students at the University of Lublin are able to feel what their patients feel with the help of special suits and a simulation centre to prepare them for medical practice. Jim Drury reports.
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Howdini (Oct. 24, 2013) Do you sometimes feel that it's his world, and you're just vacuuming in it? Here's how to get what you want from your partner, according to Terrence Real, author of The New Rules of ... watch video
Newsy (Oct. 25, 2015) If you hate the sound of someone eating, you could have misophonia. It's an aversion to certain sounds and it could mean you're a creative genius.
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Feb. 11, 2016 ”Did something move over there?“ Everyone has experienced this situation. One is looking towards a sound source, but with the best will in the world, one cannot detect an object. Only its sudden ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 The Oxford Dictionaries selected 'vape' -- as in, to smoke from an electronic cigarette -- as word of the year in 2014. It turns out that Internet users' search behavior tells a similar ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 The chemical signal dopamine plays an unexpected role in social interactions, new research shows. In mice, nerve cells in the brain that release dopamine became particularly ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 Scientists from the Monell Center have further characterized the identity and functionality of salt-responding taste cells on the tongue. The knowledge may lead to novel approaches to develop salt ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 A discovery in a transparent roundworm has brought scientists one step closer to understanding nerve degeneration. Researchers have discovered the worm contains two proteins ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 Just as people are more likely to give more to close friends than to strangers, people may be more likely to give less to close friends than to strangers if there is a mutual overall benefit for ... read more
June 26, 2013 The appearance of cutlery can affect perception of a food's taste, a new study finds. Food tastes saltier when eaten from a knife, and denser and more expensive from a light plastic spoon. Taste ... read more
July 7, 2011 Materials scientists have demonstrated that the more widely and uniformly dispersed nanoscale plates of clay are in a polymer, the more fire protection the nanocomposite material ... read more