Tag: Science

Poor Sleep Makes A Good Day Seem Less So, Study Shows

According to new research, from The University of British Columbia and Pennsylvania State University, getting less sleep can lead to you having a stronger emotional reaction to a bad day, and less of a reaction to the positive things in life.

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Ice Bucket Challenge Helps Fund Potential ALS Medication – GNSOTD Wed, Sept 16th 2020

The internet has featured many challenges over various platforms, several of which have been for charitable causes, one of the most well known is the Ice Bucket Challenge that raised more than $200 million worldwide for ALS research. Recently it

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Study Shows Dogs Are Excited By Owners Affection

In a new study conducted by Canine Cottages, four different dogs were outfitted with special heart rate tracking collars and put through a series of scenarios to show what gets them excited when interacting with their owners. By tracking the heart rate

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Cell Phone Study Could Help Prevent Drunk Driving

A recent study, published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, found that smartphones can tell when you are drunk solely based on your walk. To confirm this, scientists had 22 adults drink a vodka cocktail in one hour,

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85% Of COVID-19 Patients Show Symptoms, Study Says

A German study recently discovered that 85% of COVID-19 patients showed at least one symptom of the disease. The research was conducted by the Robert Koch Institute with more than 2,100 patients between late June and early July. It is an interesting result given

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Honey An Effective Cure For Coughs, Study Shows

Most Grandmothers could tell you that a bit of honey is good for a cough, but finding science to back that up has been difficult; until now. In a bold new study published in the journal BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine, University

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QuaranTrivia Online Game Fights COVID Misinformation

University of Waterloo student is helping to combat COVID-19 misinformation with a little help from an adorable animation called Dr. Pixel. Science student Ridhi Patel found herself at home in Niagara Falls when the pandemic shut down the Waterloo campus

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Sunlight Desalination To Make Drinking Water In 30 Minutes

A team of scientists from Australia and China has proposed a sustainable solution that relies on sunlight to jump-start the filtration process instead of heat or electricity. While sunlight is an important part of this process, another key player is

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Study Says The Scent Of Your Partner Helps You Sleep.

If you are someone who has trouble sleeping and find it’s worse when you are away from your significant other, you’re not alone, and there is something you can do about that! At least; according to information that was published

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How Old Is Your Dog? New Science Offers Suggestions

This might be a familiar conversation to you; How old is the dog, in human? The old stand by answer was 7 human years to every 1 year the dog’s been alive. But new research published Thursday in the Cell Systems journal

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