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Oxytocin: An interesting summary of research

Famously known as the “love hormone” or the “cuddle hormone”, Oxytocin is a hormone released from the pituitary gland. Also known as hypophysis, the pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain, and it is an… 539 more words

Scientific Studies

Hello there all you lovely people!

My name is Alisa, for now you can find me on twitter as @ScienceAlisa or on my Facebook page Science: Did You Know?. Basically, I’ve started this blog after finding about the .science top level domain, because it really hit me how huge and awesome science really is!   97 more words

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Paradigm shift means stakeholders value music education more

In an article on the Inside Philanthropy website in March 2015, Mike Scutari asked: Have we reached a tipping point in terms of the public and philanthropic appreciation of music education for kids? 197 more words

Young People

Knowledge – or mere entertainment?

In any newspaper we may find a mention of some exciting new scientific discovery. It may be evidence of a promising new cure, or perhaps an association between our behaviour and health, or some aspect of human psychology which we can relate to ourselves. 727 more words

Moral Judgment

Research for One-Year Space Station Mission Among NASA Cargo Launched Aboard SpaceX Resupply Flight

Research that will help prepare NASA astronauts and robotic explorers for future missions to Mars is among the two tons of cargo now on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft. 775 more words

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Analyzing Corrosion Rates to Understand Hazards of Wrecked Vessels

By Cynthia Greenwood
DoD Corrosion Policy and Oversight Office

A tank barge that sank amid rough seas on January 24, 1936, in Long Island Sound carried 500,000 gallons of heating oil. 929 more words


Dawn's Ceres Color Map Reveals Surface Diversity

A new color map of dwarf planet Ceres, which NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has been orbiting since March, reveals the diversity of the surface of this planetary body. 645 more words

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