Science & Technology

Heavy school bags: The hidden burden

Books, lunch boxes, gym clothes and more – after a while things start to add up, causing many adolescents worldwide […]

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Turmeric – Can the Asian spice relieve pain after surgery?

Turmeric, a popular South Asian spice, recently piqued the interest of a group of researchers from Bangkok. They found that […]

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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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