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Playing video games can be good for your well being

Time spent playing games is positively associated with well-being.

Social distancing works: Here’s the Maths

According to Dr. Robin Thompson, a junior research fellow in mathematical epidemiology, social distancing can lessen pass-on rates of COVID-19 generously. His mathematical modeling,...

Mat Pilates improve cardiovascular health in young, obese women

Mat Pilates training has seen a recent resurgence in popularity. It has become one of the most widely known wellness routines that emphasize the...

How our brains remember things depends upon how we learn them

Oxford University researchers have discovered that learned knowledge is stored in different brain circuits depending on how we acquire it.

Menopausal hormone therapy increases breast cancer risk for years

A past meta-examination has found that current and recent users of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) were at an increased risk of breast cancer, yet...

Visualising the flow of calcium that makes the heart beat

Scientists at Oxford University have devised a new method that uses protein originally found in marine corals to uncover the effects of genetic errors...

New optical memory cell achieves record data-storage density

In a new study, scientists have created a device that could enable computers that use optics and electrical signals to interact with data. This technique...

Extinct Siberian unicorn may have lived alongside humans

Elasmotherium, also known as the Giant Rhinoceros or the Giant Siberian Unicorn, is an extinct species of rhino that lived in the Eurasian area...

Screen-time does not disrupt children’s sleep, study

Sleep is an essential part of our development and well-being. It is important for learning and memory, emotions and behaviors, and our health more...