Thursday, August 13, 2020

Offbeat: Blue-enriched white light to wake you up in the morning —

Here is a good news for those of who have difficulty with morning alertness. A KAIST research team proposed that a blue-enriched LED...

Offbeat: Quantum step forward in protecting communications from hackers —

Researchers at the University of York have shown that a new quantum-based procedure for distributing secure information along communication lines could be successful...

Offbeat: Americans are overexposed to products that are high in calories, saturated fat, sugar...

Americans are overexposed to products that are high in energy, saturated fat, sugar and salt, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study that...

Offbeat: Myth of Mona Lisa’s magical gaze debunked —

In science, the "Mona Lisa Effect" refers to the impression that the eyes of the person portrayed in an image seem to follow...

Offbeat: Breathing through the nose aids memory storage —

The way we breathe may affect how well our memories are consolidated (i.e. reinforced and stabilised). If we breathe through the nose rather...
How to become a responsible borrower

How to become a responsible borrower

According to the statistics provided by the Bankruptcy Institute, 10 out of 1,000 residents in America file for bankruptcy every year. And many of...

Offbeat: Teen brain volume changes with small amount of cannabis use, study finds —

At a time when several states are moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, new research shows that concerns about the drug's impact...

Offbeat: Scientists point out the study’s major flaws —

Amidst worldwide publicity and talks about 'Insectageddon': the extinction of 40% of the world's insects, as estimated in a recent scientific review, a...

Offbeat: Brain imaging study finds negative implicit biases against individuals with scars, birthmarks and...

People with attractive faces are often seen as more trustworthy, socially competent, better adjusted, and more capable in school and work. The correlation...

Offbeat: Testing a new method for verification of weapons reduction —

How do weapons inspectors verify that a nuclear bomb has been dismantled? An unsettling answer is: They don't, for the most part. When...

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