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Science Confirms That People Absorb Energy From Others

A biological research team at Bielefeld University has made a groundbreaking discovery showing that plants can draw an alternative source of energy from other plants. This finding could also have a major impact on the future of bioenergy eventually providing the evidence to show that people draw energy from others in much the same way. Members of Professor Dr. Olaf Kruse’s biological research team have confirmed for the first time that a plant, the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, not only engages in photosynthesis, but also has an alternative source of energy: it can draw it from other plants. The research findings were released this week in the online journal Nature Communications published by the renowned journal Nature. Flowers need water and light to grow and people are no different. Our physical bodies are like sponges, soaking up the environment. “This is exactly why there are certain people who feel uncomfortable in specific group settings where ther

Scientists Explain 10 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Stop Wearing Makeup

For most women, makeup is a part of our daily routine. Research has shown that 44% of women never leave their house without makeup on – yes, even just to go to the supermarket across the street. Makeup has become so normalized in our culture that we marvel when we see someone not wearing it. But what makes cosmetics so tantalizing to wear? Recent psychological research has shown several psychological reasons why women choose to wear makeup. The main reason is that they feel it underlines their naturally beautiful parts – like their eyes, their lips, or the contours of their face. Additionally, cosmetics can also be easily used as camouflage, to help us hide the features of our bodies we don’t like – such as scars or acne. Finally, makeup can be used because women believe men find it attractive. However, some women make the decision to never wear cosmetics in their lives. The question is, does that mean they’re healthier? You may be surprised to learn that not wearing c