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Building on nature: Scientists improve on a plastic-digesting enzyme to stem plastic waste

BUILDING ON NATURE: SCIENTISTS IMPROVE ON A PLASTIC-DIGESTING ENZYME TO STEM PLASTIC WASTE

Plastic products are a considerable part of modern civilization, but disposing of them is one of today's greatest environmental problems....

BASF-backed study links dietary omega-3 intake and NAFLD management

BASF-BACKED STUDY LINKS DIETARY OMEGA-3 INTAKE AND NAFLD MANAGEMENT

Eating more long-chain omega-3 fatty acids could help control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease , according to a meta-analysis of existing...

 
 
 
Pregnant women who eat broccoli sprouts may reduce their child's risk of breast cancer 

PREGNANT WOMEN WHO EAT BROCCOLI SPROUTS MAY REDUCE THEIR CHILD'S RISK OF BREAST CANCER 

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham say adding broccoli sprouts to the diets of expecting mothers could be a 'key...

Hong Kong Researchers Debut Novel Self-fitting Scaffold for Bone Regeneration

HONG KONG RESEARCHERS DEBUT NOVEL SELF-FITTING SCAFFOLD FOR BONE REGENERATION

Hong Kong Polytechnic University announced that researchers, led by Professor Hu Jinlian , Dr Xie Ruiqi from the Institute of Textiles...

 
 
 
Lead levels in baby food ‘worrisome' but industry can fix the problem

LEAD LEVELS IN BABY FOOD ‘WORRISOME' BUT INDUSTRY CAN FIX THE PROBLEM

Laboratory analysis of 50 big-name baby foods all showed the presence of at least one heavy metal, with two-thirds having “worrisome”...

Pokemon Go's newest research task will reward you with a Celebi

POKEMON GO'S NEWEST RESEARCH TASK WILL REWARD YOU WITH A CELEBI

While many of you may have given up on Pokemon Go , Niantic has continuously brought update after update out to expand the content...

 
 
 
Study finds moderate carbohydrate diets may be ideal for long-term health

STUDY FINDS MODERATE CARBOHYDRATE DIETS MAY BE IDEAL FOR LONG-TERM HEALTH

A new study has found that consuming a moderate amount of carbohydrates may be the best diet for human health. According to the research,...

Physical activity in teenage girls can be improved with mental training, according to research

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN TEENAGE GIRLS CAN BE IMPROVED WITH MENTAL TRAINING, ACCORDING TO RESEARCH

The level of physical activity of female teenagers can be enhanced with mental training, according to a study published in the Journal...

 
 
 
Don't jack with nature: Electively shortening pregnancy causes higher risk of disease for the child

DON'T JACK WITH NATURE: ELECTIVELY SHORTENING PREGNANCY CAUSES HIGHER RISK OF DISEASE FOR THE CHILD

Expecting women, beware: Having your babies early can increase their risk of heart- and lung-related complications later in life. This...

Hope for a new autism treatment: Scientists discover a defunct gene in people on the spectrum

HOPE FOR A NEW AUTISM TREATMENT: SCIENTISTS DISCOVER A DEFUNCT GENE IN PEOPLE ON THE SPECTRUM

Scientists from the Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, found that the gene CPEB4 controls the expression of 200 other genes...

 
 
 
Recent study finds that household cleaning chemicals decrease lung function over time

RECENT STUDY FINDS THAT HOUSEHOLD CLEANING CHEMICALS DECREASE LUNG FUNCTION OVER TIME

Being clean may do wonders for your health, but how you do it may leave you worse off. As has been suspected by researchers for a long...

Pokemon Go Adds Celebi With New Special Research Next Week

POKEMON GO ADDS CELEBI WITH NEW SPECIAL RESEARCH NEXT WEEK

Pokemon Go players will soon have a chance to add another Mythical Pokemon to their collections. Niantic has announced it is kicking...

 
 
 
Microbiome seen as key factor in resilience/immunity equation

MICROBIOME SEEN AS KEY FACTOR IN RESILIENCE/IMMUNITY EQUATION

The microbiome plays a key role in determining how different individuals respond to psychological and physical stress, researchers...

Emerging Markets Hurting Amid U.S. Dollar's Rebound

EMERGING MARKETS HURTING AMID U.S. DOLLAR'S REBOUND

From Adem Tumerkan : Since March - the dollar's rallied over 7%. And it's caused the Emerging Markets to implode. But the bigger problem...

 
 
 
Pregnant women exposed to DDT are TWICE as likely to have children with autism

PREGNANT WOMEN EXPOSED TO DDT ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO HAVE CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

When Columbia University researchers found biomarkers for the potent bug killer DDT in pregnant Finnish women's blood, they were twice...

Carotenoids and omega-3s are crucial for healthy eyes, one of the most metabolically active tissues in the body

CAROTENOIDS AND OMEGA-3S ARE CRUCIAL FOR HEALTHY EYES, ONE OF THE MOST METABOLICALLY ACTIVE TISSUES IN THE BODY

Foods rich in carotenoids aren't the only things that can boost eye health, according to Dr. John Paul SanGiovanni, a federally funded...

 
 
 
Researchers develop AI that can re-create real-world lighting and reflections

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP AI THAT CAN RE-CREATE REAL-WORLD LIGHTING AND REFLECTIONS

Ever shop online for carpet or fabric and wish you could tell what it looks like in real life? Thanks to researchers at the Massachusetts...

Archaeologists Dig Up Oldest Evidence of Mesopotamian Beer in Ancient Cups

ARCHAEOLOGISTS DIG UP OLDEST EVIDENCE OF MESOPOTAMIAN BEER IN ANCIENT CUPS

Researchers have discovered some of the earliest chemical evidence of beer in 2,500-year-old clay drinking vessels in northern Iraq....

 
 
 
Scientists find Ayurvedic medicine can help treat Type 2 diabetes

SCIENTISTS FIND AYURVEDIC MEDICINE CAN HELP TREAT TYPE 2 DIABETES

Patients with Type 2 diabetics may have a new, natural means of treating their complicated disease. Sri Lankan researchers tested the...

Red Bull and Vodka is Scientifically Proven to Start Fights, Study Says

RED BULL AND VODKA IS SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN TO START FIGHTS, STUDY SAYS

Mixing vodka and Red Bull is a popular concoction for those trying to stay alert while drinking. However, a new study published in...