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Muscular Men Prefer an Unequal Society

A new study reports physicality and political attitudes may be linked, for men at least. Researchers found more muscular men tend to prefer political attitudes that favor inequality, and the tendency to have positive attitudes toward inequality increased as upper body strength increased following months of physical training. The study, researchers report, challenges conventional belief that people's political views are shaped by logic and reason alone.... Read More...
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Chickenpox Virus Fatal in Newly Discovered Immunodeficiency

Researchers at Aarhus University have identified a mutation in an immune system sensor that can result in chicken pox infection becoming fatal. According to the study, immune cells in those with extreme reaction to VZV neither detected the virus nor activated the immune system. The findings shed light on why some people are more susceptible to infections than others. ... Read More...