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Serotonin May Affect Our Sense of Fairness, Scientists Report
Science & Tech  (tags: Psychological Science, study, Neuroscience, research )

- 4035 days ago -
The findings highlight why some of us may become combative or aggressive when we have not eaten.The research also provides insight into clinical disorders characterized by low serotonin levels,such as depression & obsessive compulsive disorder.
Your Other Circadian Rhythm
Science & Tech  (tags: Neurology, circadian rhythms, animals, humans, research, science )

- 4045 days ago -
According to a recent study there is a second circadian clock that kicks in when food is withheld during the normal wake cycle.The authors of the study suggest that manipulation of this food-related circadian clock might help in preventing jet lag.
Extreme Life Found a Mile Below Seafloor
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, technology, study, geobiology, discovery, environment, ocean, prokaryotic cells, archaea family )

- 4047 days ago -
The newly-discovered life likely gets its energy from methane. It thrives in 111 million-year-old rocks, enduring temperatures between 140 to 212 degrees Fahrenheit (60 to 100 degrees Celsius). In this extreme environment, life is relatively sparse.
Africanized Hybrid Honeybees Found in Stillwater
Science & Tech  (tags: Entomology, European honeybees, Africanized honey bees, hybrids, research, science, discovery )

- 4048 days ago -
A hybrid strain of Africanized honeybees (Apis mellifera) found on preschool playground equipment in Stillwater suggests the aggressive bees continue to spread north through the state.
The Mild-Altering Role of Incense in Religion
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, study, world, anthropology, environment, culture, biology, religion, ceremonies, incense, sociology, physiology, spirituality, evolution )

- 4049 days ago -
A team of international neuroscientists have announced that a component of the resin made from Boswellia trees, more commonly called Frankincense, biochemically relieves anxiety in mice, and presumably people.
Definition of Premature Ejaculation By International Society for Sexual Medicine
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, men, illness, investigation, medicine, research, study, Premature Ejaculation, American Urological Association, news )

- 4054 days ago -
"The hope is that more people with these symptoms will understand this is an actual health condition and seek treatment. They no longer need to suffer in silence."said Ira D. Sharlip, M.D., the study's main author.
'Cuddle Chemical' Could Treat Mental Illness
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, medicine, humans, autism, human biology, behavior, Social Psychology, hypothesis of schizophrenia, neuroscience, autism )

- 4058 days ago -
Oxytocin's ability to connect social contact with feelings of pleasure & well-being has got researchers excited about potential therapeutic uses,since so many mental illnesses involve disorders of sociability or empathy.
Female Concave-Eared Frogs Draw Mates With Ultrasonic Calls
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, study, wildlife, frogs, biology, ultrasound )

- 4061 days ago -
The female concave-eared torrent frog, Odorrana tormota, has a more direct method of declaring her interest: She emits a high-pitched chirp that to the human ear sounds like that of a bird.
Human Aging Gene Found in Flies
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, study, discovery, health, biology, genetics, aging )

- 4061 days ago -
Scientists have found a fast & effective way to investigate important aspects of human aging.They've discovered a gene in fruit flies that means flies can now be used to study the effects aging has on DNA.
Nature-Based Wicca Misunderstood, Practitioners Say
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, family, freedoms, interesting, religion, society )

- 4062 days ago -
Sheri Metcalf is a witch. You also could call her pagan or Wiccan. She, along with dozens of others in Great Falls, Montana, practices the often-misunderstood religion, Wicca.
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