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Studies: Long hours, shift work can be detrimental to health

"Workin' 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin'. Barely gettin' by, it's all takin' and no givin' ..." Dolly Parton's popular song "9 to 5" from 1980 lamented the difficulties and stress associated with having a traditional workday. But, an eight-hour day of working 9-to-5...

source: By Denise A. Valenti
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"Workin' 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin'. Barely gettin' by, it's all takin' and no givin' ..." Dolly...

source: By Denise A. Valenti

Artificial intelligence and algorithms are capable of stunning feats: Computers can sweep Jeopardy! boards, calculate pi to a staggering degree and tweet every word in the English language without developing carpal tunnel syndrome. But when they depart the realm of mathematics...

source: The Atlantic

Sci-fi visions of the future may focus on soaring skylines and flying cars, but the world in 100 years may not only look different, but sound different too. While there are more than 6,000 languages spoken globally at present, less than 600 are likely to endure in 2115,...

source: The Daily Mail

The start of a new year is a great time to take on new challenges. Challenge yourself to the Mensa Practice Test! Now through Jan. 31, take the Mensa Practice Test for just $1. Challenge your mind without challenging your budget and discover if you are Mensa ready! Visit...

source: American Mensa

The surge of emotion that makes memories of embarrassment, triumph and disappointment so vivid can also reach back in time, strengthening recall of seemingly mundane things that happened just beforehand and that, in retrospect, are relevant, a new study has found. The report,...

source: The New York Times

An international team of over 300 scientists are taking on an ambitious project to identify eight common genetic mutations that appear to age the brain by three years on average. The team, known as Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through Meta Analysis Network, hopes to...

source: The Huffington Post


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