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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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4 Greek islands you can’t live without

Every now and then we feel the unstoppable requisite to escape from daily routine and experience something different at least for a while. That is how roughly 20 million...
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‘Brain boost’ drugs hamper sleep and memory with little upside

Taking nonprescribed psychostimulants may slightly improve a person’s short-term focus but impede sleep and mental functions that rely on it—such as working memory. The use of prescription stimulants by those...

Raise costs for water in cities to better handle droughts?

Changing the incentives for water use and storage could mitigate the stress of droughts, according to new research. Humans use water for a variety of different ends, but rivers also...
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Electronic skin could give prosthetics a better sense of touch

A new artificial nervous system could one day give robots and prosthetic devices a sense of touch equivalent to, or better than, human skin, researchers report. The new electronic skin...
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Do we cheat because of our nature or our environment?

Our own propensity to cheat is more likely than external factors to lead us to actually break the rules, researchers report. Researchers took a closer look at cheating during periods...
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Can getting more vitamin A cut skin cancer risk?

People whose diets included high levels of vitamin A had a 17% reduction in risk for the second-most-common type of skin cancer compared to those who ate modest amounts...

1 in 10 older adults binge drink

More than one-tenth of adults 65 and older currently binge drink, putting them at risk for a range of health problems, a new study shows. The study also finds certain...
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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...
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The water crisis is spreading silently around the world

Smoke on the water In some regions, rivers and lakes are so polluted that they are literally catching fire. Prime examples include the Bellandur Lake...
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WhatsApp will delete the accounts of european children under the age of 16 after...

WhatsApp version 2.19.222 will arrive very soon and, fortunately or unfortunately, will bring with it the deletion of many accounts. According to the legal...

Podcasts and reading stimulate the same cognitive and emotional parts of the brain

Listening to a book likely stimulates the same cognitive and emotional parts of the brain as reading it, new research shows. Neuroscientists created interactive maps...

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,...
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Wireless charging, the worst thing for your mobile battery

Mobile charging is one of the biggest headaches for cellphone users, but little by little we are learning facts that allow us to tune...

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...

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