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Rich Get Richer From Fewer Labor Unions, Study Says
Offbeat  (tags: wealth, politics, economy, labour unions, study, USA )

Ray
- 3 days ago - rt.com
A study by the International Monetary Fund tracked three decades of income and found that as unionization declined, the wealth of the richest 10 percent in advanced countries showed a continuous increase.
Newer Heart Attack Test 'Could Save Women's Lives'
Offbeat  (tags: Heart. Tests. Women, Health, Study )

Ray
- 8 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Doctors could spot twice as many heart attacks in women by using a newer, more sensitive blood test, a study claims.
Rats 'Not Main Cause of Black Death
Offbeat  (tags: Black Death, Scientists, Rats, Study, Europe )

Ray
- 8 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Black rats may not have been to blame for numerous outbreaks of the bubonic plague across Europe, a study suggests.
Doctors Store 1,600 Digital Hearts for Big Data Study
Offbeat  (tags: science, scientists, I research, investigation, health, medicine, study )

Ray
- 16 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Doctors in London have stored 1,600 beating human hearts in digital form on a computer.
Hormone Replacement Therapy Increases Ovarian Cancer Risk
Offbeat  (tags: HRT, Women, health, Cancer, Study )

Ray
- 18 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Hormone replacement therapy increases the risk of ovarian cancer, a study shows.
Dogs Can Tell What You Are FEELING: Man's Best Friend Can Read Emotions That Are Written on Our Faces, Study Finds
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs, study, feelings, emotions, humans )

Scooby
- 19 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
They have been manâEUR(TM)s best friend since the Stone Age - and scientists now think they know why.
Eating Your Veggies Just Might Not Be Cruelty Free
Offbeat  (tags: humans, off-beat, vegan, vegetarian, vegetables, interesting, study, unusual, odd )

Kamia
- 33 days ago - takepart.com
New research from the University of Missouri finds that the vegetables in your salad bowl arenâEUR(TM)t exactly happy. They can actually hear themselves being eaten and mount a defense against the attack. So what's a herbivore to do?
NYT: Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others
Offbeat  (tags: Study, effective teams, smarter, factors )

Evelyn
- 45 days ago - nytimes.com
The smartest teams were distinguished by three characteristics. 1- their members contributed more equally; 2- members scored higher on a test called Reading the Mind in the Eyes; 3- teams with more women outperformed teams with more men.
Scientist Has A Bedbug Breakthrough After Subjecting Herself To 18,000 Bites
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, odd, off-beat, performance, wildlife, women, protection, humans, safety, environment, bizarre, animals, culture, ethics, unusual, world, disease, research, safety, study, health, health, environment, treatment, warning, women, safety, humans )

Linda
- 57 days ago - businessinsider.com
For five years, she willingly succumbed each night to the wrath of tiny, bronze-bodied critters who fed on her blood.odied critters who fed on her blood. SCIENCE More: Biology Bedbugs Health Scientist Has A Bedbug Breakthrough After Subjecting Herself
Snow Show: Snowflakes Like You'Ve Never Seen Them Before
Offbeat  (tags: photos, environment, snowflakes, nature, study, Alexey Kljatov )

Nancy
- 90 days ago - sierraclub.org
"Shooting in light snow is more accurate and calm, but I also like the speed of shooting in heavy snow--though I miss a lot of beautiful crystals because they quickly get buried under others." ad on 4th plate...6 photos
10 Things You May Not Know About Laughter
Offbeat  (tags: science, Neuroscientist, Laughter, Study )

Ray
- 129 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Neuroscientist and part time stand-up comic Prof Sophie Scott reveals 10 things you probably didn't know about laughter.
Chimps With Tools: Wild Ape Culture Caught on Camera
Offbeat  (tags: Study, Animals, culture, chimpanzee )

Ray
- 154 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Lead researcher on the chimp study, Dr Catherine Hobaiter, explains how the new type of tool use spread through the group of animals, Researchers have captured the spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps.
Elephant Poaching Deaths Reach Tipping Point in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Study, Animals, Elephants, poaching deaths, Africa )

Ray
- 197 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Africa's elephants have reached a tipping point: more are being killed each year than are being born, a study suggests.
Only 21 Facial Expressions? Here Are Five Scientists Missed
Offbeat  (tags: facial expressions, study, interesting, humans )

Giana
- 336 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Scientists who claim to have identified the 21 facial expressions humans are capable of seem to have overlooked the Gordon Brown gurn and the bittersweet Nigella Lawson simper
QUIZ: WHAT IS YOUR ANIMAL SOULMATE?
Offbeat  (tags: QUIZ, Which animal best understands you, off-beat, funny, goodnews, humor, interesting, pictures, world, animals, CoolStuff, study, Quiz unusual )

Desanka
- 425 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Take funny personality test: Which animal best understands you, deep down?
 

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