Triton: A Mask that lets you breathe underwater without oxygen tanks
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Triton: A Mask that lets you breathe underwater without oxygen tanks

Jeabyun Yeon, South Korea, has designed a device called Triton which, he claims, can extract oxygen from water, so people can breathe comfortably during diving. The designer was inspired by the famous “rebreather” used by James Bond. To use Triton, swimmers would bite down on a plastic mouth piece, which draws oxygen. The two arms (extension side) of…

The Placebo Effect. What happens inside the brain of patients
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The Placebo Effect. What happens inside the brain of patients

The placebo effect is quite real, even in situations where patients know in advance that “treatment” they receive is free of any medical value, according to a study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder United States. American scientists have found that patients who received false analgesics continued to benefit from the placebo effect after doctors…

The bad sleep epidemic semi somnia triggered by stress and computer use
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The bad sleep epidemic semi somnia triggered by stress and computer use

The human body Published on November 27th, 2012 0 The bad sleep epidemic: ‘semi-somnia’ triggered by stress and computer use While it does not have unbearable symptoms of acute insomnia, which can lead to depression, weakened immune system, hypertension or heart disease this condition, recently observed by specialists called “semi-somnia”, is also associated with an…

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Wireless brain-computer interface will allow us to move objects with the power of thought (VIDEO)

Interface developed by the researchers at Brown University, USA, is the first device of its kind – an implantable, rechargeable and able to wirelessly transmit information. After 13 months of successful experiments performed on monkeys and pigs, the device may soon be tested on humans. Constructed of titanium, the new interface does not require attachment…

Ugly people are more likely to find a partner on dating sites (Video)
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Ugly people are more likely to find a partner on dating sites (Video)

Published on March 22nd, 2014 People considered ugly compared to classic beauty standards and have a profile on dating sites receive more messages and have more chances of having a relationship than those considered beautiful because it creates divided opinions, informs DailyMail.co.uk. The finding belongs to the founders of the online platform OkCupid, who studies mathematics and,…