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Darkest Secret of the Makeup Industry

This Dark Secret of the Makeup Industry Proves Child Exploitation is Not Just an Old Story

Oct 22, 2019 AM EDT The makeup industry is growing faster than ever. Almost every woman has one beauty product inside their bags. How exactly are they made?

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Future Flash Drought Will Increase Over Humid Regions

Oct 21, 2019 AM EDT Flash drought is a new phenomenon with increasing prominence under global warming.

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A New Approach To Reconstructing Protein Evolution

Oct 21, 2019 AM EDT UMass Amherst, University of Virginia scientists propose a new, more focused method


Deet Gives Humans an 'Invisibilty Cloak' to Fend off Mosquito Bites

Oct 21, 2019 AM EDT DEET may chemically 'cloak' humans from malaria-carrying mosquitos, rather than repel them

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Assigning Workers to New Networks Boosts Sustainability

Oct 19, 2019 AM EDT Organizations looking to lead quests for sustainability can train troops within their ranks, but the traditional boundaries like experience, seniority and departments aren't where the payoffs lie.

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How Aerosols Affect Our Climate

Oct 19, 2019 AM EDT Using a massive NASA dataset, Yale researchers have created a framework that helps explain just how sensitive local temperatures are to aerosols

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Negative News Coverage Empowers Collective Action in Minorities

Oct 19, 2019 AM EDT When minorities perceive negative news about their racial-ethnic groups as inaccurate, some believe they have the power to enact change.

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Limiting Mealtimes May Increase Your Motivation for Exercise

Oct 19, 2019 AM EDT Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology.

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Near Misses on Slot Machines May Not Encourage Continued Gambling

Oct 18, 2019 AM EDT New research suggests there may be no relationship between near misses and continued play

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Increase Health Benefits of Exercise by Working Out Before Breakfast -- new research

Oct 18, 2019 AM EDT According to a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, health scientists at the Universities of Bath and Birmingham found that by changing the timing of when you ...

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Mothers' Behavior Influences Bonding Hormone Oxytocin in Babies

Oct 18, 2019 AM EDT A new epigenetic study by Kathleen Krol and Jessica Connelly from the University of Virginia and Tobias Grossmann from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences now suggests that ...


How Hunger Makes Food Tastier: A Neural Circuit in the Hypothalamus

Oct 18, 2019 AM EDT Researchers at the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Okazaki identify the neural pathways that cause hunger-induced increases in the preference for sweet foods and the decreased ...

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Cultivating Joy Through Mindfulness: An Antidote to Opioid Misuse, the Disease of Despair

Oct 18, 2019 AM EDT New research shows that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE), increases the brain's response to natural, healthy rewards while also decreasing the brain's ...

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How Do Ketogenic Diets Affect Skin Inflammation?

Oct 18, 2019 AM EDT A study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology tested several high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diets and found those high in coconut and palm oils exacerbated psoriasiform-like skin inflammation in ...

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Pilot Study Shows Even Short term 'Vaping' Causes Inflammation in Non-smokers

Oct 17, 2019 AM EDT E-cigarette (e-cig) use is rising at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers, and new research data suggests that even short-term e-cig use can cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker ...

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