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When a member of the wolf pack leaves the group, the howling by those left behind isn't a reflection of stress but of the quality of their relationships.
“Wolves Howl Because They Care.” Current Biology, 22 August 2013 Read More
A study has shown that if you drink iced water before eating chocolate, you don't find it as sweet, creamy or chocolaty as people who skip a cold drink.
“8 facts (and myths) about water — like the 8-glass rule.” Food Quality and Preference, 22 March 2013 Read More
Findings show evidence that humans — despite the comforts of our civilized world — still respond to the geophysical rhythms of the moon, driven by a circalunar clock.
“Bad night’s sleep? The moon might be to blame.” Current Biology, 25 July 2013 Read More
A study of more than 40,000 individuals found a statistically significant 21% increased mortality in those drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week and death from all causes, with a greater than 50% increased mortality risk in both men and women younger than 55 years of age.
“How much coffee is healthy? It depends on your age.” Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 16 August 2013 Read More