04/17/2015
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    So why do we love dogs so much? According to a new study by Japanese researchers, it may be because gazing into a dog's eyes triggers a release of oxytocin--the so-called "love hormone"--in both the human and the animal. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Low doses of electrical currents to the brain can help to boost the brain’s creativity, according to scientist at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. They believe this technique could be used for treating depression. Learn more


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    Children who participate in sex abuse education programs in school are more likely to report instances of abuse to adults, suggests an Australian study from the Queensland University of Technology. Learn more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    When it comes to staying in shape, sleep is just as important as diet and exercise.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Donuts. Is there anything they can't do?

    —Homer Simpson


  • NEWS

    There's more evidence that sleep apnea, and the heavy snoring that often comes with it, can have long-term repercussions. A new study published in the journal Neurology suggests that abnormal breathing patterns during sleep are associated with a premature decline in thinking and memory skills. Learn more


  • NEWS

    New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston suggests that weight loss in middle-age could be linked to bone loss – particularly for women. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    It was not a typical Friday afternoon for Swiss chemist Albert Hoffman. He felt restless and dizzy enough to go home early. There, he began experiencing what he would later describe as a "not unpleasant, intoxicated-like condition characterized by an extremely stimulated imagination." He wondered if it had anythhing to do with the lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, that he had gotten on his hands that day. Get the full story.

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