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Scientists Found a Way to Let Mice Stuff Their Faces Without Getting Fat

The mice avoided gain weight because they were burning more calories at rest, not because they ate less or were more active.
Shayla Love
3 days ago
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'Cute Aggression' Is the Desire to Crush Adorable Things

A portion of people have it, and researchers think they might know why.
Shayla Love
4 days ago
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LSD Changes Something About The Way You Perceive Time

We measure time in set amounts— seconds, minutes, and hours. But the way time feels is more slippery. 
Shayla Love
12.3.18
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Scientists Have Made Mini Brains That Behave Like Real Human Brains

It’s the first time that brain organoids have spontaneously produced brain waves similar to human brain activity.
Shayla Love
11.30.18
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Researchers Found Bacteria in the Human Brain

The brain was thought to be a sterile place. What are they doing there?
Shayla Love
11.16.18
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The Shape of Your Body Influences What People Think of Your Personality

Rectangular bodies are associated with different personality traits than curvier ones.
Shayla Love
11.9.18
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Microdosing Mushrooms Could Make You More Creative

It improves two types of thinking important for creativity.
Shayla Love
11.2.18
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Researchers Found a THC-Like Compound in This Plant

And other crazy science news this week.
Shayla Love
10.26.18
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Cool Science News You Don’t Want To Miss

A 3,300-year-old mummy's healthcare, a blood test that can read your body's internal clock, and predicting who will respond to sugar pills for pain.
Shayla Love
9.14.18