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Disrupting your body clock could increase your risk of mood disorders like depression — here’s why

Our internal clocks determine nearly every biological process in our bodies, from sleeping, to eating, to our blood pressure. If it is disrupted, it can cause a whole lot of problems.
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Dogs see the world very differently from human beings — here’s how it works

For dogs, the primary sense is actually scent — not sight.

How cats see the world compared to humans

Artist Nickolay Lamm consulted hypothosizes how cats view the world compared to humans. They can see better in the dark but are nearsighted.
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Trump supporters can’t stand the idea of a smelly armpit or a stinky foot, a study found — and psychologists are not surprised

Conservatives who favor Trump are more easily disgusted by the smells of body odor and farts. Sounds weird, but it's backed up by decades of study.

Tiny organisms discovered in Earth’s driest desert raise hopes that life could be lurking in the soil of Mars

When rain hits the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on Earth, dormant microbes spring back to life. This is a model for how life on Mars could persist.

A speech scientist reveals why the viral ‘laurel’-versus-‘yanny’ argument has only one right answer

"Laurel" or "yanny" — which word do you hear in this recording? Speech experts have weighed in to clarify which side of the viral internet debate is correct and what's going on in our brains when we hear these words.

Scientists say they can predict who you’re friends with based on brain patterns alone

Researchers at Dartmouth College scanned the brains of dozens of graduate students and discovered that friends react to the world in strikingly similar ways.

Sleeping in at the weekend might actually be good for you, according to a new study

"This is in effect an argument for lazing around all weekend," said the scientist leading the study.