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Can performance brands cause a placebo effect?

From the middle-school child considering the premier brands of soccer shoes, to the college graduate weighing which graduate test prep course to take, a common marketing message from consumer brands is "you will perform better ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Rooting out doping in racehorses

Doping in the horseracing industry has spurred regulations banning performance-enhancing drugs, as well as calls for an anti-doping agency in the U.S. But as in human sports, testing for certain kinds of prohibited substances ...

dateJan 13, 2016 in Analytical Chemistry
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