Carbon reduction efforts have a new ally in a molecule that harnesses light to convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide. According to researchers, the molecule is more efficient than any carbon reduction method around.
Energy March 9, 2017
Need a reason to justify your coffee habit? Here’s one: your regular dose of caffeine could be protecting you against dementia, according to research from Indiana University.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2017
Traumatic injuries hurt the brain but now researchers are saying damaging effects extend to altering genes, which then give rise to risks for serious brain diseases.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017
Hand sanitizers make it more convenient to keep bacteria at bay but easy access to the alcohol-based product has also led to a spike in ingestion, which puts children’s health at serious risk.
Public Health March 4, 2017
Separately, cocoa and caffeine have benefits but researchers have shown that combining the two also produces positive health effects. Looks like those who love their mocha lattes are on to something!
Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2017
Fossils offer insights into the past. Human skulls believed to be 100,000 years old discovered in China are offering anything but a straightforward look at how evolution occurred in Eurasia.
Ancient March 3, 2017
Exercise has always been good for the health. Now, researchers are saying it’s also more effective at providing patients with relief against cancer-related fatigue compared with medication.
Public Health March 3, 2017
Seaweeds may be no more than just marine plants to many people today, but they actually played a critical role in human evolution, researchers are saying.
Earth/Environment March 2, 2017
For the first time, researchers have found evidence that rocky planets may exist in a double sun system located some 1,000 light-years away from Earth. SDSS 1557 resembles Tatooine, Luke Skywalker’s home planet in 'Starwars' that orbited twin suns.
Space March 1, 2017
Maybe there really is merit in being told to get a dog first when you reveal you want a child. Researchers have discovered that dogs and toddlers share similarities in social intelligence.
Animals February 28, 2017
Researchers have found that watching birds near your home can be good for your mental health. Results were consistent whether subjects lived in urban or suburban neighborhoods.
Public Health February 27, 2017
According to researchers, a common food additive may be negatively affecting the function of the small intestine. Titanium dioxide is found in common food items, such as bread and candy.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2017
NASA and SpaceX have successfully launched a resupply mission to the International Space Station. En route are more than 5,000 pounds of supplies and research equipment for Expeditions 50 and 51 crew members.
Space February 20, 2017
Zika leading to microcephaly in babies is one of the reasons the virus is considered a major health threat around the world. Researchers now know how exactly the infection affects fetal brain development.
Public Health February 18, 2017
Millions of people live with psoriasis in the United States. For those dealing with moderate to severe cases of the autoimmune condition, the FDA approved the injectable drug Siliq (brodalumab) as another treatment option.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 18, 2017
The largest imaging study to tackle ADHD has found that the condition is associated with differences in brain structure. Given these results, researchers are suggesting that ADHD be treated like a brain disorder.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 16, 2017
Pregnancy-related depression symptoms have been mostly attributed as affecting mothers but a study carried out in New Zealand has shown that fathers are susceptible to the condition as well.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 16, 2017
Astronomers have spotted a star beating like a heart in response to an orbiting exoplanet. Star pulsations are nothing new but this is the first time that the phenomenon was attributed to a planet.
Space February 16, 2017
It's no Europa but Mt. Erebus’s ice caves do good work simulating the frozen environments that could be present in alien worlds in the outer solar system, providing NASA with suitable conditions to test its tools in.
Robotics February 15, 2017
According to a study, having a lot of immigrants doesn’t equate to increased levels of crime. The research results are relevant as the Trump administration recently issued an executive order banning nationals from seven countries.
Life & Style February 14, 2017