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Blue light of screens causes sleep problems in adolescents according to study

Restricting the use of the screen before going to sleep can limit adolescents’ sleep problems according to research presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Endocrinology, ECE 2019. Specifically limiting exposure to the blue light emission of these screens during the evening can help teenagers improve the quality of sleep and generally […]

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Ultra-processed foods make you fatten up more according to a new study

Highly processed foods, those that are heavily treated during processing, cooking and preparation in general, can contribute to the obesity study that appeared in the journal Cell Metabolism, a study that was later taken up by the Los Angeles Times. The results were obtained through a four-week trial that saw 20 healthy volunteers eating different […]

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Scientists make metals as light as air

Metal as light as air? A group of researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are trying. The researchers are trying to make heavy metals like gold, silver and copper “as light as air, in a form so small that it can be carried on the back of a mosquito.” The researchers created a kind […]

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Discovery of the connection between oral health and Alzheimer’s disease

A group of researchers discovered a link between oral hygiene and the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Specifically, researchers at the University of Bergen (UiB), led by Piotr Mydel, found that the bacteria that cause gingivitis can pass directly from the mouth to the brain. Here they can produce a protein that destroys the nerve […]

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Strange fish from the depths with transparent teeth studied by scientists

A group of researchers from the University of California in San Diego analyzed the teeth of sea dragons (Aristostomias scintillans) characterized by a remarkable degree of transparency. This unique adaptation allows these fish to prey more successfully. Scientists have discovered an unusual crystalline nanostructure at the base of their teeth, a discovery that could be […]

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Scientists discover that blueberries can make antibiotics more efficient

A new study that appeared in Advanced Science shows that blueberries could be useful to counter the increasingly pressing resistance to antibiotics that for several years has been undermining many attempts to combat bacterial infections. The pathogenic bacteria, in fact, could be treated with molecules derived from blueberries. With such treatments, bacteria could become more […]

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