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  • Look to Lessen Acute Pain

    日期:2011-02-21 09:01:16 点击:61 好评:2

    Volunteers could endure an uncomfortable stimulus longer when they looked at the affected body part, and even longer if the part appeared enlarged...

  • Sometimes Adding Water Makes Mix Thicker

    日期:2011-02-18 09:07:39 点击:62 好评:4

    Whether particulates in a mix are hydrophobic or hydrophilic, adding water can thicken the mix. Cynthia Graber reports...

  • People Overestimate Steepness

    日期:2011-02-17 08:57:42 点击:62 好评:2

    People at the bottom or the top of a flight of stairs consistently thought the angle was 20 degrees more than it really was, suggesting that we may be hardwired to be overly sensitive to changes in terrain slope. Karen Hopkin reports...

  • Would You Pay More for Jon Voight's Car?

    日期:2011-02-16 09:03:19 点击:54 好评:0

    People may value an object more if they believe it was once owned by a celebrity because of an inherent belief that it still carries an essence of physical trace of the famous person. Steve Mirsky reports...

  • Chemists Try To Keep Van Gogh's Sunflowers Yellow

    日期:2011-02-15 09:44:11 点击:69 好评:0

    Chemists have identified the chemistry behind the gradual browning of Van Gogh's bright yellow sunflowers in the hopes of stopping the paint's change. Karen Hopkin reports...

  • Teaching Bankers about Climate Change

    日期:2011-02-14 08:51:05 点击:57 好评:0

    Why is HSBC teaching its employees about global warming? David Biello reports...

  • Another Reason to Hate Shopping Sound Tracks

    日期:2011-02-12 08:49:45 点击:63 好评:0

    The background music in stores and shopping malls designed to spur sales also spur emissions of greenhouse gases. David Biello reports...

  • Short Sleeves in Hospital Don't Beat Bacteria

    日期:2011-02-11 09:02:25 点击:64 好评:4

    Short-sleeved docs in hospitals quickly pick up just as much bacteria as their long-sleeved colleagues. Steve Mirsky reports...

  • Ancient People Played Lots Of Games

    日期:2011-02-10 09:11:16 点击:54 好评:2

    In the study of a major city in ancient Pakistan, one of every 10 finds is related to playing games. Cynthia Graber reports....

  • Handlers' Beliefs Can Influence Bomb Dog Alerts

    日期:2011-02-09 09:06:04 点击:66 好评:-2

    When dog handlers believed there were drugs or bomb materials, their dogs called more false alarms. Christopher Intagliata reports ...