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Weekly Link Love — Edition 104

Research of the Week
How did the lockdowns work?

Scientists discover a new gland.

Hominids in a region of Kenya used the same basic stone-age axes and other tools without changing them for around 700,000 years.

Beet juice improves exercise tolerance.

Beet juice improves hemoglobin concentration.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 103

Research of the Week
When pigs made it to Europe, their genes were completely overturned.

The genetic formation of the first Americans.

We’re more likely to remember the locations of places where we consumed high calorie meals. Makes sense.

Religious rituals trigger endogenous opioids.

Late night eating tends to be a bad idea.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 102

Research of the Week
Some people can’t smell stinky fish.

If you think you’re about to drink some sugar but drink fake sugar instead, your body reacts as if you drank the real stuff.

Wearing lip balm reduces droplets produced through talking.

Having had the common cold may reduce the chance of severe COVID-19 infections.

Ketones seem to make white adipose tissue act more like brown fat.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 101

Research of the Week
Statins result in a “surprisingly small average gain in overall survival” and may not be worth it for people who experience side effects.

What attracts readers to an article’s title.

Stretching your hamstrings before squatting increases biceps femoris thickness without impairing performance.

Why young people are having less sex.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 100

Research of the Week
More sugary drinks, less brain volume.

Less zinc in the blood, greater risk of COVID death.

Minorities are more likely to test positive for COVID, a disparity not fully explained by pre-existing conditions.

Some East Asian populations have metabolic adaptations to rice-based diets.

Living with kids lowers the risk of COVID.

Beyond meat, there’s a place where bones crumble.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 99

Research of the Week
Fatigue makes time fly.

Researchers are exploring the “entities” people meet on DMT.

Hominids were cooking food in hydrothermal vents millions of years ago.

Plastic-degrading bacteria are rapidly evolving in the ocean.

Probiotics help obese children lose weight.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 98

Research of the Week
People with amnesia often gain weight because they forget they’ve already eaten.

Caffeine makes alcohol more rewarding.

Taller people have stronger testosterone responses to exercise.

Despite widespread dairy consumption, Bronze Age Europeans had relatively low frequency of lactase persistence.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 97

Research of the Week
A bodybuilding supplement reduces frailty and extends lifespan in mice.

Honey bee venom shows efficacy against cancer cells.

Beard prevalence predicts intra-sexual competition among men.

Exercise promotes general stress resilience.

Selenium deficiency is a major factor in cardiomyopathy.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 96

Research of the Week
Insulin exemplifies “too much of a good thing.”

Sleep-induced memory consolidation is more pronounced in kids than adults.

Early sewing needles.

In older adults with obesity, a high-fat, low-carb diet burns a ton of visceral fat.

“Activating” your nuts doesn’t improve nutrient bioavailability.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 95

Research of the Week
Intermittent fasting paired with resistance training maintains lean body mass and helps burn body fat.

IV NAC blocks inflammatory COVID-19 cascade.

Honey beats traditional cough and sore throat meds.

Breastmilk protects against coronavirus infection and replication.

Ancient hunter-gatherers likely had similar social organization as living hunter-gatherers.

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