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Study: Sad Songs Actually Make Sad People Feel Better

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A bad break-up and sad music go together like peanut butter and chocolate, but why?

According to scientists, depressing songs actually help people who are down in the dumps feel better. 233 more words


What Happens to a Dead Body in the Ocean?

When a dead body decomposes in the ocean, scientists know little about what happens to it. To find out, some researchers performed an unusual experiment that involved dropping pig carcasses into the sea and watching them on video. 537 more words


Vitamin C supplements are important during pregnancy

16 NOV 2012

Healthy pregnancy

Maternal vitamin C deficiency during pregnancy can have serious consequences for the foetal brain. And once brain damage has occurred, it cannot be reversed by vitamin C supplements after birth. 498 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Heedless Ways

Chimpanzees in Uganda’s Kigali National Park have been getting up to some unusual business at night. These daytime foragers with poor night vision have been leaving the safety of the forest, crossing a bridge over a large ditch meant to keep elephants out of neighboring crop areas, and raiding corn fields. 697 more words


The human-animal bond using functional MRI

It has become common for people who have pets to refer to themselves as  “pet parents,” but how closely does the relationship between people and their non-human companions mirror the parent-child relationship?  743 more words