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Feb 21, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study led by Dr Neil Harrison of the University of Sussex, UK, humans are susceptible to the so-called temperature contagion. Windbeeches on the Schauinsland in Germany. Image credit: Richard Fabi. In this research, thirty-six healthy participants watched eight video clips of actors putting their hands in either visibly warm or cold water. At the same time, the temperature of their own hands was measured. Their hands were significantly...

Jun 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol could be linked with lower rates of participation in elections, says a new study published in the journal...

May 28, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational team of researchers led by Dr Philipp Khaitovich from Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, has suggested...

Jul 26, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the journal Current Biology provides the first scientific evidence that the lunar cycle can influence human sleep. New study shows...

May 15, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A team of scientists at the University of California in Los Angeles has found that binging on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks may make you stupid. Crystalline...

Mar 9, 2012 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers from the Catholic University of Brasilia, A Coruña University in Spain and the James Cook University in Australia has found that...