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Researchers Are Building a Tear Bank to Better Understand Why We Weep
Prof. Noam Sobel, who notably found that women’s tears reduce testosterone in men, has found a way to preserve and store tears. As Scientific American reports, he is building a cryogenic “tear bank,” which will allow researchers worldwide to study the difference between emotional and nonemotional tears, whether tears affect appetite, and more.
August 24, 2016