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Why are people attracted to shiny objects? 2

Why are people attracted to shiny objects?

For a long time, people are obsessed with shiny objects, from shoes with studs to the recent iPhone gold. Now, however, scientists have approached the subject and they think that they can explain the phenomenon. Scientists have analyzed this behavior through six studies, the findings suggest that the attraction has to do with water. “People are …

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What’s the connection between pain, peppers and life expectancy?

Blocking the body’s ability to feel pain increases lifetime and one of the ways to alleviate the pain is regular consumption of chilli, says a researcher. Recent experiments on mice had shown that blocking reception of pain signals to the brain leads to increased lifespan. Mice, after a genetic mutation, did not synthesized TRPV1 – a …

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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 …

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pain can trigger pleasure a new study explains why some people like peppers or sadomasochism

Human body Published on March 4th, 2013 0 Pain can trigger pleasure: A new study explains why some people like peppers or sadomasochism When something produces much less pain than expected, people feel relieved, which is why it may seem a pleasant sensation, suggests a new study. Norwegian researchers say their findings show how the …

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