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60 of the Best Android Apps Launched in 2014

Android really came into its own in 2014, with the Material Design language, several great devices, and most importantly, scores of brilliant apps for the platform.<p>Here are our favorites that launched this year. You can view all 60 on one (very long) page here.<p>Photos and Video<p>Dropbox’s clever …

Night shift work linked to obesity in new sleep study

Sleeping during the day burns fewer calories than at night, according to research that shows working night shifts can increase the risk of developing obesity.<p>A new study has found that night shift patterns disrupt the metabolism of employees, causing them to use less energy than they normally would …

Working while others sleep? Obesity may be a higher risk; here's why

Try as they might to adjust to a schedule that has them toiling while others sleep, swing-shift workers do not fool their bodies into burning calories and using nutrients the way people who obey their internal circadian clocks do, says a new study.<p>The result -- a metabolism that burns fewer …

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