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Liar, Liar, Nose on Fire!

New research from the University of Granada’s Department of Experimental Psychology makes it as plain as the nose on your face: When people lie, their noses get hotter. Nicknamed the «Pinocchio effect,» the phenomenon was observed during a study that applied thermography to psychology to see what the body’s temperature could reveal about the mind.… Seguir Leyendo Liar, Liar, Nose on Fire!

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Liar, Liar, Nose on Fire!

New research from the University of Granada’s Department of Experimental Psychology makes it as plain as the nose on your face: When people lie, their noses get hotter. Nicknamed the «Pinocchio effect,» the phenomenon was observed during a study that applied thermography to psychology to see what the body’s temperature could reveal about the mind.… Seguir Leyendo Liar, Liar, Nose on Fire!

National Geographic News - DC

Liar, Liar, Nose on Fire!

New research from the University of Granada’s Department of Experimental Psychology makes it as plain as the nose on your face: When people lie, their noses get hotter. Nicknamed the «Pinocchio effect,» the phenomenon was observed during a study that applied thermography to psychology to see what the body’s temperature could reveal about the mind.… Seguir Leyendo Liar, Liar, Nose on Fire!

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Female Gladiators? Tantalizing New Evidence From Ancient Rome

Female-gladiator fights appear to have been rare spectacles in the Roman Empire. But new analysis of a statue in a German museum adds to the evidence that trained women did fight to the death in ancient amphitheaters, a new study says. The bronze statuette is only the second known representation of a female gladiator, according… Seguir Leyendo Female Gladiators? Tantalizing New Evidence From Ancient Rome

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PHOTOS: Lab-Made Curvy Crystals Mimic Nature

PHOTOS: Lab-Made Curvy Crystals Mimic Nature Like delicate strands of glass jewelry, nano-sized ropes of silica twist into graceful crystalline shapes. These and other curvy crystals are the first to be created in a lab without biological agents driving their formation, according to a study in this week\’s issue of the journal Science. Until now… Seguir Leyendo PHOTOS: Lab-Made Curvy Crystals Mimic Nature

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Electricity Found on Saturn Moon–Could It Spark Life?

Electricity Found on Saturn Moon–Could It Spark Life? Recently identified electrical activity on Saturn\’s largest moon bolsters arguments that Titan is the kind of place that could harbor life. At a brisk -350 degrees Fahrenheit (-180 Celsius), Titan is currently much too cold to host anything close to life as we know it, scientists say.… Seguir Leyendo Electricity Found on Saturn Moon–Could It Spark Life?

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