• The neurotransmitter of passion

    The neurotransmitter of passion0

    The brain is the master of human sexual behavior. It plays an important role in sexual desire, arousal, and orgasm. Sex is a complex process, which involves many neural networks. What chemicals are involved in capturing the pleasure of sex? What makes us stubbornly pursue it? Let’s explore what having sex looks like from our

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  • Bones Found In Japan Tell The Story Of The First Samurai From England

    Bones Found In Japan Tell The Story Of The First Samurai From England0

    In 1931, a Japanese team found what was believed to be the burial site of Miura Anjin, the first Samurai from England. The skeletal was then reburied, and it was only almost nine decades later that scientists excavated the site again and analysed the remains with modern techniques.

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  • Scented Candles: Aromatherapy or Silent Killers?

    Scented Candles: Aromatherapy or Silent Killers?0

    Odours can alter our mental and physical well-being. But could a burning candle also be a secret killer? An aroma in the air Ancient Egyptians often get credited for the invention of scented candles. However, we do not know their exact origins. There is some evidence that the first candles were made from whale fat

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  • Infection with Sars-CoV-2 Renders a Robust Antibody Response for at least Three Months

    Infection with Sars-CoV-2 Renders a Robust Antibody Response for at least Three Months0

    Antibodies are one of the most valuable tools of the immune system to fight foreign invaders. As expected from work with other coronaviruses, several studies have confirmed that, following infection with Sars-CoV-2, the immune system counteracts by producing antibodies against the spike protein, a molecule that the virus uses to dock itself to our cells

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  • Covid-19 Candidate Vaccines Pass Safety and Efficacy Tests

    Covid-19 Candidate Vaccines Pass Safety and Efficacy Tests0

    Two candidate vaccines (ChAdOx1 and Ad-5-nCoV) for Covid-19 have been shown to be safe and efficacious in humans, according to two studies published this week in The Lancet journal. Both vaccines are based on adenovirus vectors, DNA viruses that act as vehicles to carry SARS-CoV-2 proteins to the body, therefore eliciting a response against an

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  • The Molecules’ Marathon

    The Molecules’ Marathon0

    The benefits of exercise are not a surprise, and most of us have a fair sense of individual fitness. A recent article published in the Cell Journal1 went a step further and investigated what happens to the body at a molecular level after physical activity. Researchers at Stanford School of Medicine examined the molecular responses

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