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Caffeine tempers taste, triggering temptation for candies

Caffeine tempers taste, triggering temptation for candies

Your morning coffee might be the jolt you need to make it to work without drowsily forgetting to put on your trousers, but that caffeine may also be temporarily be dulling your taste buds, possibly leaving some folks still jonesing for something sweet.


Google designs new feature to help users detect depression

Google designs new feature to help users detect depression

The set-up is simple: Depression-related search terms will prompt a pop-up window that asks, "Are you depressed?" The company launched a questionnaire which helps people figure out if they are among the victims of depression. Google and the National Alliance on Mental Health hope launching this feature will help to educate people and encourage them to seek treatment more quickly.


Chemicals in yoga mats may disrupt your fertility

Chemicals in yoga mats may disrupt your fertility

A new study is linking chemicals used in flame retardants with female infertility. For those women who do conceive, having high concentrations of the substance in their bodies was linked to lower rates of live births. Research has also shown that PFRs can migrate out of furniture into indoor air and dust, allowing the chemicals to be inhaled. The team now believe that further research is needed to look into the potential effect of flame retardant chemicals on men's reproductive outcomes, as ...


US Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes off Yemen, One Service Member Missing

US Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes off Yemen, One Service Member Missing

Central Command. "This aircraft was based and launched from an overseas location [in support of] U.S. Central Command operations", the email said, declining to name the location due to operational concerns. The U.S.is waging a campaign against an arm of the al-Qaida terrorist group that has secured, in the words of U.S. officials , a "heavy" presence in Yemen .


Patriots' Edelman injured during preseason game

Patriots' Edelman injured during preseason game

Not only will the Patriots coaching staff want to get Gillislee some game-speed reps with Tom Brady and the rest of the Patriots offense, but the team is down one of its other top backs. Edelman had three catches for 52 yards in Friday's game before leaving with the injury. The Patriots are now 0-2 in the preseason, but starters have seen very limited action between the two games.