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Cats May Understand Cause And Effect, Study Finds
Offbeat  (tags: cats, study, research )

Jeri
- 26 days ago - popsci.com
Science is getting closer to proving that yes, your cats are probably smarter than you. According to a study from researchers in Japan, cats seem to understand physics and cause and effect.
Japanese Scientists Name Atomic Element 113 'Nihonium'
Offbeat  (tags: study, scientists, atoms, name, 113 )

Naoko
- 50 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Japanese scientists who discovered the atomic element 113 named it "nihonium" Wednesday evening.
Vitamin D 'Heals Damaged Hearts'
Offbeat  (tags: Damage Heart, Vitamin D, Health, Study )

Ray
- 111 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Vitamin D supplements may help people with diseased hearts, a study suggests.
France Drug Test: Man Left Brain-Dead After Clinical Trial Dies
Offbeat  (tags: culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, news, politics, rights, safety, sadness, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, death, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, study )

Wendy
- 193 days ago - msn.com
A shocking case of misinformation, to frighten people off using cannabis as a pain killer,in my opinion -&- why no public retraction? . The drug that was being trialled is not known, despite reports it was a new cannabinoid-based painkiller.- read on ..
Who Are the Most Annoying Passengers on the Plane?
Offbeat  (tags: study, travel, expedia, humans, off-beat, news )

Deb
- 244 days ago - storify.com
If youâEUR(TM)ve ever been on a plane, you know it often feels like etiquette and manners rarely make the flight. One survey found that some habits are a bit more annoying than others.
Are Paedophiles' Brains Wired Differently?
Offbeat  (tags: paedophiles, brains, study )

Ray
- 245 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There has been immense concern in recent years over the scale of child sexual abuse. But even after years of study and investigation there's still disagreement over what causes paedophiles to be the way they are, writes Richard Sanders.
How Equal Are You?
Offbeat  (tags: gender equality., study )

Ray
- 253 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Type your country into the search box to find out how it ranks for gender equality. The figures are based on the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s annual Global Gender Gap report,
No, A Study Did NOT Find That Your Cat Wants To Kill You
Offbeat  (tags: cats, study, research )

Jeri
- 266 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Read the research before you believe the headlines.
Shark Culling Could Indirectly Accelerate Climate Change, Study Warns
Offbeat  (tags: Sharks, climate, culling, study, change )

Scooby
- 304 days ago - theguardian.com
The findings come as shark experts meet at a summit at Taronga zoo in Sydney to discuss emerging technologies that can deter the marine predators.
Brain Cells 'Burn Out' in Parkinson's Disease
Offbeat  (tags: Parkinson's disease, Brain cells, Health, study )

Ray
- 333 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.
Schools in Uganda Are Getting Bulldozed So Foreign Developers Can Build Stores
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, humans, protection, world, children, corruption, education, humans, news, sadness, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, interesting, corruption, world, society, prevention, protection, risks, society, stu )

ELIZABETH
- 343 days ago - takepart.com
With dozens of campuses destroyed, the government has launched an investigation into shady-seeming land grabs by real estate investors.
We Have Autism All Wrong: The Radical New Approach We Need to Understand and Treat It
Offbeat  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, illness, interesting, nutrition, science, treatment, study, research, health, humans, treatment options, misdiagnosed )

Beryl
- 345 days ago - alternet.org
PERSONAL HEALTH We Have Autism All Wrong: The Radical New Approach We Need to Understand and Treat It Autism often gets portrayed as checklist of deficits. Rather than curb these behaviors, we should enhance abilities.
Pluto Is Turning Into The Planet Of Your Nightmares
Offbeat  (tags: Pluto, Cthulhu, space, Lovecraft, 2015, discovery, interesting, study, scientists, off-beat, funny )

Mari
- 377 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The New Horizons mission to Pluto has been a dream come true for scientists, who've waited years to get their first close-up glimpse of the distant dwarf planet. But some of the informal names they're giving its distinctive features are straight out of...
Haunted? No! Think Again!   video
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, haunted, ghosts, environment, ethics, unusual, bizarre, americans, investigation, discovery, NewTechnology, news, study, research, safety, society, performance, humans )

Mari
- 379 days ago - youtube.com
Heads up do not call ghost busters! Fun is one thing but when done to unaware people that end up moving or in mental wards. That's a whole new definition of Sickness. I'd like people comments on this and this is just one example.
Earth 'Entering New Extinction Phase' - US Study
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, environment, nature, trees, globalwarming, forests, animals, endangered, extinction phase, Study, USA )

Ray
- 405 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first casualties.
 

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