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Now that the Superbowl is over and baseball season will arrive soon, a new study finds that switching to a new stadium can have a dramatically bad effect on a team’s performance, because it reduces players’ testosterone levels. “It’ll probably cost you a couple of points in a season, and in some sports, that’s the difference between winning and second place,” says statistician Richard Pollard.

He studied results of professional baseball, basketball and ice hockey games in the U.S. between 1987 and 2000 and found that teams that moved to new stadiums lost about 24% of their home advantage.
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Most states now have lotteries and some countries, like France and Spain, have had them for centuries. Russian astrophysicist Mark Zilberman realized that numerical lotteries are a perfect way to measure the degree of ESP in a random population, because millions of tickets are sold randomly every week and results are published independently. The experiment covers many years and the participants are not selected for ESP ability but are a random cross section of the population. He found one surprising result–ESP goes down as sunspots increase.
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A 60-year-old Australian man received a liver transplant from a 15-year-old boy who died of anaphylactic shock after eating a peanut. Now the organ recipient has also developed a life-threatening allergy to nuts. Despite having no history of nut allergy, he had a dangerous reaction to a cashew nut 25 days after receiving the transplant. None of the other people who received donated organs from the same teenager developed nut allergies.

Immunologist Tri Giang Phan says there has only been one recorded case of a nut allergy being transferred by organ transplantation before, in France in 1997, when a patient received both a liver and a kidney from the same donor.
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