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Dirty Hands Make Dirty Leaders? (study)
Dirty Hands Make Dirty Leaders? (study) ● Florien Cramwinckel Msc (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) researches how people respond to the moral behavior of others. As part of this remit, an experiment was ...
Eggs (spinning) in milk – study
Eggs (spinning) in milk – study ● Have you ever wondered why a hard-boiled egg, or a pool ball, spinning on a countertop and passing through a puddle of milk, draws milk ...
Do Pimples Pay? Apparently they do (new study)
Do Pimples Pay? Apparently they do (new study) ● “We find that the shock of having acne is positively associated with overall grade point average in high school, grades in high-school English, history, math, ...
Brain size in birds and their deaths in traffic accidents? (new study)
Brain size in birds and their deaths in traffic accidents? (new study) ● If a species of bird has a relatively small brain [compared to other avian species] is it likely to be less intelligent ? And, if ...
Which individuals become fatter when they practice exercise? (study)
Which individuals become fatter when they practice exercise? (study) ● Professor Jean-Frédéric Brun of the Service Central de Physiologie Clinique, Centre d’Exploration et de Réadaptation des Anomalies du Métabolisme Musculaire (CERAMM), Montpellier, France, has spent ...

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