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Pain Medication May Also Affect Emotions

Pain Medication May Also Affect Emotions

Researchers at the Ohio State University studying the widespread pain reliever acetaminophen recently discovered that the drug can blunt strong emotions, a previously unknown side effect. In their study, the researchers found that participants who took acetaminophen reported less strong reactions when viewing both pleasant and disturbing photographs compared to […]

 
 

Smart Grids in the Energy Sector

Smart Grids in the Energy Sector

How does one predict the rises and falls of unpredictable energy consumption? Statisticians dig through data and make predictions based on the past, but engineers take a different approach. By combining electrical and computer engineering, it is possible to develop predictive algorithms based on computing and economics. Associate Professor Fangxing […]

 
 

New Measurements May Lead to Rearrangement of Periodic Table

New Measurements May Lead to Rearrangement of Periodic Table

  To many students of chemistry, the Periodic Table of Elements seems to be a monolithic, unchanging pillar of the discipline. However, a recent measurement of the properties of lawrencium (element 103) has rekindled an old controversy regarding its position on the table (1). According to William Jensen, a chemistry […]

 
 

Moon Mystery May be Resolved

Moon Mystery May be Resolved

An Israeli-French team of scientists studying the moon at the University of Bordeaux may have at last uncovered the story behind its formation. Previously, most academic circles supported the “giant impact” hypothesis, which conjectured that the moon formed from one of several collisions between asteroids and Earth roughly 4.5 billion […]

 
 

DNA is Not the Source of All Inherited Traits

DNA is Not the Source of All Inherited Traits

Although the common knowledge for decades established DNA as the genetic code of life, recent research in the field of epigenetics demonstrates that our DNA sequence does not strictly determine our inherited traits (1). Epigenetics (the study of how external and environmental factors affect the genome) investigates the methylation of […]

 
 
 
 

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