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Sunlight enhances romantic passion

  Sun exposure has its benefits, among them: enhancing passion in humans. Researchers in Professor Carmit Levy’s Tel Aviv University (TAU) laboratory have found that exposure to ultraviolet radiation from sunlight increases levels of romantic passion in both genders. The radiation affects the regulation of the endocrine system responsible for the release of sexual hormones…

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Technological fountain of youth for skin?

Tel Aviv University researcher harnesses pulsed electric fields to rejuvenate skin Distributed by American Friends of Tel Aviv University Americans spend more than $10 billion a year on products and surgery in their quest to find a “fountain of youth,” with little permanent success. Botulinum toxin — notably Botox — which smooths lines and wrinkles…

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Tel Aviv University Research Finds Personality Traits Affect Home-buying Decisions

Distributed by American Friends of Tel Aviv University Do you consider yourself a conscientious person? Then sign up for a fixed-rate mortgage. Neurotic? You’ll probably opt for home ownership over renting. According to a new study published in the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, personality traits are strong indicators of real-estate decisions. The research,…