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Carrots or candy bars? Context shapes choice of healthy foods
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Carrots or candy bars? Context shapes choice of healthy foods

January 19, 2019

Food choices may be affected by what sits close by on the supermarket shelf Pop quiz: Given a choice between […]

High society wants its fine foods to also be ethical
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High society wants its fine foods to also be ethical

January 18, 2019

Truffles and caviar have traditionally been delicacies of the upper class, but a new study by UBC sociology professor Emily […]

In VR boys learn best when the teacher is a drone — girls lean better from virtual Marie
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In VR boys learn best when the teacher is a drone — girls lean better from virtual Marie

January 17, 2019

Teachers make all the difference — also in virtual reality teaching Few years from now, students in schools all over […]

Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children’s diets
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Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children’s diets

January 16, 2019

New Dartmouth-led research finds that child-directed high-sugar breakfast cereal TV advertising is closely associated with brand-specific intake of those cereals […]

How the brain decides whether to hold ’em or fold ’em
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How the brain decides whether to hold ’em or fold ’em

January 15, 2019

Johns Hopkins study sheds light on brain basis of risk-taking behavior Picture yourself at a Las Vegas poker table, holding […]

Seawater turns into freshwater through solar energy: A new low-cost technology
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Seawater turns into freshwater through solar energy: A new low-cost technology

January 14, 2019

A study conducted at Politecnico di Torino and published by the journal Nature Sustainability promotes an innovative and low-cost technology […]