Income Inequality: Is There A Grooming Gap?

When it comes to your wages, do looks matter? A new study says yes. However, in one aspect of appearance — being well groomed — there was a gender gap,

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$450 Million Da Vinci: Why Was Damaged Painting So Expensive?

Leila Amineddoleh is the founder and managing partner of Amineddoleh & Associates, LLP in New York City, where she specializes in art, cultural heritage and intellectual property law. Amineddoleh contributed

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Where Words Come From

I want to tell you something. Wait, wait, I'm searching for the right word to begin. I just can't remember it. Oh, there it is …      We all

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Does Grunting Help Tennis Players Win?

If you were to listen to the grunting and screaming of a recent professional women's tennis match from the other room, you might not be sure if players like Maria

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Smell Of Success: Scents Affect Thoughts, Behaviors

WASHINGTON — Suit pressed, mind ready and resume in hand. When preparing for a job interview, most people take every precaution to convey the best impression possible. But aside from

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Ultrathin, Foldable Sensors Probe Secrets Of The Brain

New ultra-thin, flexible sensors can deliver unprecedented views of the brain while dramatically reducing the invasiveness of brain implant devices. Using the new sensors, researchers have already recorded previously unknown

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Perfectionism On The Rise Among College Students

Today's college students have more perfectionistic traits than those of decades past, a new study suggests. The study is one of the first to examine generational differences in perfectionism, which

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Oh, Brother: Boys Seem To Delay Sisters' Maturation

Boys may delay their sisters from becoming women and from having sex, new findings from Australia suggest. The presence of older brothers seemed to delay the onset of menstruation of

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Scientists Want To Know What ;) Really Means

Are emojis the new body language? Right now, all scientists can say is ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ — which is why psychologists are calling for more research into why people use these symbols

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The Science Breakthroughs That 2011 May Bring

From discovering the so-called God particle and confirming the existence of an Earth-like exoplanet to understanding more about the brain and even defining a fourth domain of life, the science

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