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New study reveals how the brain organizes information about odors

The premiere of the movie “Scent of Mystery” in 1960 marked a singular event in the annals of cinema: the first, and last, motion picture debut “in glorious Smell-O-Vision.” Hoping to wow moviegoers with a dynamic olfactory experience alongside the familiar spectacles of sight and sound, select theaters were outfitted with a Rube Goldberg-esque device… Read More »

Study suggests moderate drinking may have benefits

Here’s something worth drinking to. A recently published study shows that while drinking alcohol isn’t necessarily healthy, there are some benefits associated with low to moderate drinking. That doesn’t mean, however, that there aren’t any risks associated with drinking, even if it isn’t heavy or regular. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of… Read More »

Protests caused net increase in social distancing, new study finds

Cities that had large-scale protests against police brutality saw an increase in social distancing as nonprotesters stayed home more, according to a new study that could lower expectations for increased transmission of the coronavirus following the demonstrations. “Our findings suggest that any direct decrease in social distancing among the subset of the population participating in… Read More »

New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »

Study: With acne, you’re at increased risk of depression and anxiety – Insider – INSIDER

A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, found that having acne was linked to a risk of depression and anxiety. Previous research has not shown a link, though doctors and patients have always known there was one, the researchers said. The study found that adults with acne were more likely… Read More »