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Economists warn of side effects of raising the retirement age

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Leaving paid work opens the door to potentially the best stage of life, and a new study published in The Economic Journal confirms the health and well-being benefits that can stem from retirement via an individual's increased "locus of control," a psychological trait capturing the personal sense of control or power over life outcomes.

Counteracting effects on ENSO due to ocean chlorophyll interannual variability and instability in the tropical Pacific

In the autumn of 2010, a La Niña event is formed in the tropical Pacific, characterized by a high Chl concentration. At the same time, tropical instability waves (TIWs) are active, which gives rise to large CHL perturbations as clearly observed in the eastern-central equatorial Pacific. These multiscale CHL perturbations exert effects on penetrative solar radiation in the upper ocean. Credit: Science China Press In as study…

Add Edge Lighting effects to your Galaxy phone without Good Lock

Edge Lighting used to be a Good Lock-exclusive feature, but parts of it have since been simplified and added to One UI as a regular option for users who might not have access to the Good Lock platform. What is Edge Lighting? If the name didn't give it away, Edge Lighting allows you to add visual effects on and around the edges of your Galaxy phone's screen. These visual effects show up when you receive notifications on your Galaxy phone and vary from simple effects at the edge of the screen to more intricate designs…

This Diet Mimics The Effects of Fasting And Appears to Slow Biological Aging : ScienceAlert

A new study suggests that sticking to a fasting-style diet can bring with it a range of benefits, including a lower risk of disease and slower cell aging.Known as a fasting-mimicking diet, or FMD, the brief reduction in food aims to replicate the effects of a water-only fast without giving up essential nutrients.This involves consuming a proportion of plant based soups, energy bars, crisps, teas, vitamin and mineral supplements portioned out across five days, providing a diet high in unsaturated fats and low in calories,…

Effects on Industry and Consumers

The impact of AI in banking 4.0 on industry dynamics and consumer experiences In the era of Banking 4.0, artificial intelligence (AI) emerges as a transformative force, reshaping the financial landscape and enhancing the banking experience for both institutions and consumers. As AI technologies continue to evolve, their integration into banking operations is driving efficiency, improving decision-making processes, and fostering a new era of personalized financial services. AI Applications in Banking: Enhanced…

Effects of The Spanish Inquisition Can Still Be Seen in US Hispanic Healthcare : ScienceAlert

Many of the significant health disparities and inequities Hispanic communities in the United States face are tied to a long history of health injustice in the Hispanic world.The health landscape of early modern Hispanic societies, particularly from the late 15th to 18th centuries, was a complex interplay between professional and nonprofessional providers shaping health care. The convergence of Indigenous, African and European practices, both in Spain and the Americas, affected how clinicians treated their patients.This…

Add Dune-Themed Lighting Effects To Your Entertainment Center

We all know surround sound can enhance your home theater experience with immersive sound, but there are also devices out there that can increase visual immersion, such as the Govee TV Backlight 3 Lite, which adds dynamic LED backlighting to your setup.If that sounds like something you'd like to try for yourself, the new Dune-themed version of the Govee TV Backlight 3 Lite is on sale for a limited at Amazon in celebration of Dune: Part Two, which just released in theaters this week. There are two models…

Ultra-Processed Foods Have Disturbing Health Effects, Large Review Finds

A lifetime of snacking and frozen food dinners may affect your body in lots of surprising ways, new research suggests. The study, a large-scale review of the existing evidence, found an association between regularly eating ultra-processed foods and a higher risk of many health problems. It also found that these foods were associated with an early death.Prepping the Sandworm Scenes in Dune: Part TwoMany studies have indicated that ultra-processed foods are uniquely bad for our health. But the authors of this latest…

New Study On Rodents Finds “Surprising” Neurological Effects Of Orgasms In Long-Term Bonds

Scientists have long acknowledged the significance of social bonds in improving quality of life, reducing stress, and prolonging lifespan among diverse species. A new study attempts to explore this subject further, looking into the neural mechanisms behind such bonds in the context of romantic and enduring partnerships.The study, published in the journal eLife, has unveiled the first comprehensive brain map detailing the regions activated in prairie voles during mating and pair bonding.The small Midwestern rodents are…

A Guide on Estimating Long-Term Effects in A/B Tests

Addressing the complexity of identifying and measuring long-term effects in online experimentsPhoto by Isaac Smith on UnsplashImagine you’re an analyst at an online store. You and your team aim to understand how offering free delivery will affect the number of orders on the platform, so you decide to run an A/B test. The test group enjoys free delivery, while the control group sticks to the regular delivery fare. In the initial days of the experiment, you’ll observe more people completing orders after adding items to…