Did You Know: Jet Lag Can Affect More Than Just Your Sleep Cycle

Jet lag can put the brakes on the most exciting vacations. Almost everyone who has ever flown across time zones knows what it feels like. The experience ranks somewhere between eating day-old cooked oatmeal and nursing a hangover. These food and drink metaphors aren’t just a coincidence. Jet lag, it turns out, affects more than […]

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Education: More a bulldozer than a great leveller

When you’re struggling financially, you are unlikely to storm up to the principal’s office and demand a competent mathematics teacher, especially when you can’t afford the school fees.  Image: MAHMUD HAMS / AFP Anxious parents have been calling a lot recently. The child is in Grade 7 and waiting to hear from the schools s/he applied […]

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People Who Wear Glasses Are Indeed More Intelligent, Genetic Study Reveals

Findings of a new genetic research suggest that people who wear glasses are indeed more intelligent. Researchers said this has something to do with the genes. Wearing Glasses And Intelligence In the new study, which was published in the journal Nature Communications, Gail Davies, from the Center for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh, […]

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