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Tea before bed does not affect quality of sleep, study shows

Caffeine is a known powerful stimulant that perks up drinkers, increases alertness and promotes wakefulness. Yet a surprising new study has found drinking tea or coffee within four hours of bedtime does not affect sleep at all. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Harvard Medical School recorded how much caffeine, alcohol and nicotine 785 volunteers… Read More »

Study reveals zebrafish make an unexpected decision when faced with conflicting opportunities

When facing a potential threat, zebrafish choose to continue mating rather than flee. This surprising response, different than that of some other species, appears to be controlled by specific brain regions that respond to pheromone cues. These findings by scientists at Harvard University and Novartis Institutes of BioMedical Research (NIBR) illuminate an aspect of basic… Read More »