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September 13, 2015

We all know that when someone mentions pizza you suddenly feel hungry, even though you just ate an hour ago. This is one example of the power of mind over body, and has similarities with the placebo effect. Now, researchers have discovered that even when you know a drug you are taking doesn’t work, you […]

August 16, 2015

Scientists recently found that damselflies (a slimmer, better looking version of a dragonfly) are basically super horny no matter what age. Researchers at the University of Leeds tagged more than 1000 damselflies in Hampshire, England and found that these horn-dog flies mate for most of their lives at the same pond. “For the damselflies, it […]

August 2, 2015

More than 32.4 million people around the world are blind, and more than half of these cases are caused by cataracts. A cataract is the clouding of one or both eyes, which obstructs vision and usually leads to blindness. However, scientists this week have cooked up a new drug that can be dropped directly into […]