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Vitamin D 'Heals Damaged Hearts'
Offbeat  (tags: Damage Heart, Vitamin D, Health, Study )

Ray
- 23 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
- 105 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
- 156 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
- 157 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
- 165 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
- 178 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
- 216 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
- 245 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
- 255 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
- 257 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
- 289 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
- 291 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
- 317 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.
Chimpanzees Found to Drink Alcoholic Plant Sap in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Chimpanzees, alcohol, Scientists, study )

Ray
- 322 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The wild chimps use sponges made of crushed leaves to drink palm wine
Java Sparrows Use Bill-Clicking to Keep Time in Mating Songs
Offbeat  (tags: study, research, interesting, discovery, Java sparrow, song, mating song, Hokkaido University )

Naoko
- 329 days ago - mainichi.jp
Just like a person clapping their hands in time to a song they're singing, Java sparrows click their beaks to the beat of their mating call, a Hokkaido University research team has discovered.
 

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