Startling research findings

• Startling research findings

Science never ceases to amaze us. Did you know that you can increase your chances of receiving the Nobel Prize, eating more chocolate than usual? Or that investing money is harmful to our health? Want to learn more? Read our article about the striking results of the research.

Startling research findings

In December 2012, a Japanese brewery said that the consumption of beer (mostly talking about its ingredients - hops) in large quantities, can protect from the cold and serious diseases such as pneumonia or bronchitis. According to research ... Sapporo brewing plant, a chemical compound found in hops, protects against viruses. (Photo: Andrey Rudakov / Bloomberg).

Startling research findings

Brisk walking (daily) reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke by 40 percent. So say Danish researchers. (Photo: KEVIN LAMARQUE / Reuters).

Startling research findings

The American scientist Messerli found a direct correlation between the country with the highest consumption of chocolate and the amount received Nobel prizes its people. Bottom line: eat more chocolate to increase the level of his genius! (Photo: REX / Image Broker).

Startling research findings

Investing money is harmful to health. Scientists believe that people who invest their money, as well as those who are participants in the money market, are more likely to suffer from insomnia, tachycardia, and even have more "explosive" nature. It was also shown that the majority of investors are experiencing chronic stress. (Photo: Corbis).

Startling research findings

The harm from eating the yolk is the same as smoking. This study was conducted by scientists at the University of Ontario, people who are prone to heart disease. It turns out that the yolk is bad for our arteries, causing atherosclerosis. (Photo: AP Photo / Larry Crowe; Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg).

Startling research findings

Six or more cups of coffee drunk per day reduces the risk of developing skin cancer in women. The researchers say that antioxidants contained in it, are able to protect the skin cells. (Photo: David Ryder / Bloomberg).

Startling research findings

It turns out that rich people more than others cheat and lie. Psychologists have tried to understand the relationship between social status and ethical behavior of people, came to the conclusion that people with higher incomes are more likely to cheat, lie and other unethical practices. This study was conducted by scientists from the University of Berkeley. (Photo: Tetra Images / Corbis).

Startling research findings

The diet can lead to weight gain. Researchers believe that "the eternal diet" may lead to endocrine, metabolic and psychological disorders as a result of which a person is always something to "bite", and the thought of food will just intrusive. (Picture: Rex Featu).

Startling research findings

Elephants can recognize themselves in a mirror. To such conclusion the American scientists are putting in front of three elephants mirror and watching their reaction. (Photo: REX / Blend Images).

Startling research findings

The sheep can recognize other sheep. According to researchers from the Babraham Institute in the United Kingdom, sheep create mental images in my head. (Photo: AP Photo / Matthias Rietschel).

Startling research findings

pyshnotelye women are more intelligent. Researchers have learned this by comparing the circumference of the waist and hips of women groups with the results of intelligence tests. (Photo: AP Photo / Paul Miller).

Startling research findings

Women in red more attractive. So say psychologists from the Central China Normal University, who conducted the study. (Photo: CARLO ALLEGRI / Reuters).

Startling research findings

Dilated pupils indicate sexual orientation. A study conducted in 2012 year, showed that sexual orientation may be set based on the pupillary reaction (dilation or contraction) at the other person. The study involved both heterosexuals and bisexuals, gays and lesbians. (Photo by: Terri Lee-Shield Photography).