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Backyard chicken poultry

Risks and advantages of raising chickens in your backyard

When it comes to backyard poultry farming, there are some basic do’s and don’ts for keeping both you and your animals safe. Backyard poultry farming is a likely source of...
Giant burger

Eating a diet of high-fat foods immediately changes the brain

Eating a diet of high-fat foods contributes to irregularities in the hypothalamus region of the brain, according to new research. The hypothalamus regulates body weight homeostasis and metabolism. While research...
Ice cream

Why consumers try to avoid awkwardness but want to feel special at supermarket?

When making food choices when we’re with friends, we tend to want to match characteristics that others can measure or rank, such as size or price, but feel free...
Optimistic woman

Optimism could be good for your lifespan

Optimism could boost our chances of living 85 years or more by over 50%, according to a new study based on decades of research. Although research has identified many risk...

Wildfire emissions are just as bad for our health as vehicle and industrial emissions

Fire emissions from wildfires can contribute to cardiovascular disease hundreds of miles from the flames, according to new research. The researchers say the risks are greater and more widespread than...
Motion sickness in self-driving cars

Could self-driving cars end with motion sickness?

A new project aims to identify and quantify motion sickness in passenger vehicles to help more people eventually enjoy self-driving cars. Up to one-third of Americans experience motion sickness, according...

Intelligent robot creates basic tools with what’s on hand (that’s “MacGyvering”) :-)

Researchers have successfully trained an intelligent agent to create basic tools by combining objects. The work, which uses a new capability to reason about shape, function, and attachment of unrelated...

If you use your phone on break, your brain doesn’t recharge

Using your phone on break during mentally challenging tasks doesn’t allow your brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, according to new research. For the study, researchers...
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What years of playing football do to brain’s white matter

Scientists have discovered a link between dementia, white matter in the brain, and the neurodegenerative disease CTE in former American football players. When it comes to our brain health, both...
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Quicker method to track outbreaks from poo in the pool

Whole genome sequencing technology may give scientists and health care workers a powerful weapon in tracking—and possibly controlling—outbreaks of serious diseases, researchers say. In a new study, researchers discovered that...
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Vaping liquid flavors

Banned carcinogen found in minty vape flavors

Pulegone, a potential carcinogen banned as a food additive, is present in high levels in some e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, according to...
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The functions that the new iPhone doesn’t have but other mobiles do

This week the new iPhone and its versions: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max were presented in California. These new...

Farmers must learn to reduce, reuse and recycle phosphorus

When Hennig Brandt discovered the element phosphorus in 1669, it was a mistake. He was really looking for gold. But his mistake was a...

Two out of three comments on Facebook business pages are negative

There are more than 60 million business pages on Facebook and that number is from 2017. With those pages come scores of positive and...

‘Phyjama’, the sleeping wearable

Scientists expect that in the future, electronically active garments containing unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm during sleep, for example,...
Facebook Libra

France warns that the EU will not authorise Facebook crypto currency

The French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire, warned on Thursday that the European Union (EU) will not authorise the crypto currency Facebook wants to...
New Joker movie character

More than twenty Android apps have been affected by a malware called Joker

New malware has circumvented the security of the Google Play Store and infected more than 20 applications with more than thousands of downloads worldwide. On...

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