Science & Technology

Our “little brain in the gut” is more important than we thought

We likely all listen to our “gut feelings” from time to time, but maybe not all of us know that […]

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Lead exposure and Alzheimer’s disease: The epigenetic link

Lead poisoning has been recognized as a significant health problem worldwide. New research in the field of epigenetics now points […]

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Giving the finger for science – Taboo behaviour and pain perception

Swearing has been shown to help in reducing pain, but does the same also apply for “non-verbal cursing”, like making an offensive gesture? Dutch and British psychologists have set out to find the answer.

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Video gaming for pain relief

For those seeking to reduce pain by refocusing their attention on a video game, it may not matter whether they […]

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