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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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What came first, the chicken or the egg? Scientists offer the answer 2

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Scientists offer the answer

Everyone has faced this question during life, but the scientific answer is not known. Now, scientists provide an answer to this riddle. Chickens as a species have become chickens after a long and slow process of evolution. At one point, a similar bird hen produced a follower, as a result of a mutation of DNA, …

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Unique project in China: ‘farmscrapers’ that will produce food for all their people (PHOTO)

Vincent Callebaut Architects, a French company created a solution for achieving sustainable buildings for the Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen. The result Shenzhen Asian project called Cairn Farmscraper, an initiative that proposes the construction of six towers with a stacked stone look one on top of another.  Besides the ‘farmscrapers’ amazing design, the buildings will provide space …

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Ugly people are more likely to find a partner on dating sites (Video) 4

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, …

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Why alcohol makes us believe some are more attractive than others? 5

Why alcohol makes us believe some are more attractive than others?

“Beer goggles” phenomenon is used to explain how a few glasses of alcohol is sufficient to transform a person in Prince Charming, British researchers explained. According to Dr. Amanda Ellison, a researcher at the University of Durham, men and women do not see each other differently after consuming alcohol. “We continue to see them as …

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What lessons gives us the two “visits” from space? Experts warn! 7

What lessons gives us the two “visits” from space? Experts warn!

A meteorite even higher than that of an atomic bomb exploded over Russia could fall from the sky unannounced at any time over a large city, causing a horrendous disaster. Despite the messages sent by Hollywood movies, scientists and military experts have a solution for this problem. However, a team of former astronauts want to …

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