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Biomechanical scientists have created a simple device that can increase walking efficiency, or "human gas milage", by an average of seven percent when worn around the ankle.
Study finds that Rhode Island kids who were allowed to sip an alcoholic beverage were four times more likely to have been drunk by the time they reached high school.
Searching the internet gives people an inflated sense of knowledge, according to a recent study.
Playing video games provides some bonus points for the real world. In a recent study, researchers found gamers were better able to adapt and learn visual tasks.