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From the bully on the playground to the big-wig in the corner office, power dynamics are everywhere in our lives. A flood of allegations that powerful men in media, politics, and tech have been abusing their positions of power and preying on those below them have surfaced in recent months.   High-profile figures including Harvey
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Heterosexual male gym rats, rejoice! Women, when asked in a study to judge photos of men’s bodies, rated the strongest men as the most attractive. Height and leanness were appealing attributes, too, but strength played an outsize role in the ratings of a man’s torso, per a report published Tuesday in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.   “No one will
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Patients often can’t help but wonder what doctors and nurses are doing while they’re sedated. Some suspect trash talking. Others are wary of racially charged comments. On Wednesday, a British surgeon gave patients something new to worry about: Getting their doctors’ initials burned into their organs while they are unconscious.   Simon Bramhall, 53, pleaded
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Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have “less agreeable” personalities than those who just let them slide. And those friends who are super-sensitive to typos on your Facebook page? Psychological testing reveals they’re generally less open, and are also more likely to be judging you for your mistakes
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When it comes to persuading parents in the United States who are hesitant about vaccinating their children, the public health messages often rely on facts and science to explain how immunisation not only protects those children but also shields other vulnerable people from dangerous infectious diseases. But information campaigns that emphasise fairness or preventing harm