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You’re never too old to do your heart a favor

Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age, report investigators in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, published by Elsevier. Their results showed that...

You have a unique fingerprint … and a unique scream

Human screams convey a level of individual identity that may help explain their evolutionary origins, according to a new study. The research shows that listeners can correctly identify whether the...
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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...
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What’s the best way to cope with impostor syndrome?

The impostor syndrome, a phenomenon that manifests when people feel like frauds even if they are actually capable and well-qualified, affects people both in the workplace and in the...
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Americans still would rather drive themselves than have a self-driving car drive them

Americans would rather drive than commute in self-driving cars, a new study focused on cost perceptions suggests. Researchers studied how Americans’ perceived cost of commute time changes depending on who’s...

Sims-like disaster models help plan for human freak-outs

Computer models are helping public health researchers plan for disasters. For instance, if a plume of toxic smoke was to hit downtown Los Angeles, would you be better staying inside...
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What you should never do to remove ice from your car’s windshield

With the arrival of the cold weather it is very important to have the windshield and wiper blades in perfect condition, especially in areas with frequent snowfalls, rain and...
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Early signs of mental health issues

and how to deal with them Major mental illnesses, and even most of the minor disorders, rarely happen out of the blue. Most often, you will start noticing small changes...

What does the world’s largest offshore wind turbine look like?

Haliade-X is not just another turbine. It's a 260-meter monster with a 220-meter rotor capable of generating enough power to power 16,000 homes. Not content with being the world's...

Custom built or off the shelf?

There are many products and services that you can buy tailored to your needs. If it meets your needs, then tailored must always be a good thing. We weren’t...
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China, desperate to censor information about the Wuhan virus on the social media

The so-called "Wuhan virus" is so new that it is only known by the name of the region in China where the outbreak is...
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Edible cannabis products are now sold in Canada

From 16 December 2019, edible cannabis products are permitted to be sold in Canada. These must comply with new regulations for edible, inhalable and...
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Are you afraid of being attacked by a shark? You shouldn’t be

Shark attacks in 2019 were unusually low for the second year running, with 64 unprovoked bites in 2019, researchers report. According to the University of...

Looking for strategies to limit the amount of time your teen spends gaming?

Eighty-six percent of parents agree that teens spend too much time gaming, but many may be...
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Becoming less active and gaining weight: Downsides of becoming an adult

Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to...

How do cybercriminal gangs form?

New research identifies common attributes of cybercrime networks, revealing how these groups function and work together to cause an estimated $445-600 billion of harm...

How to mark your three favorite whatsapps at the top of the list

Android allows you to implement the 'Set Chats' feature, which allows you to place up to three chats at the top of your WhatsApp...

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