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- Finding the Root to Treat Aging through Dieting
- More Information Doesn’t Necessarily Help People Make Better Decisions
- Why do whales migrate? They return to the tropics to shed their skin, scientists say
- Abnormally low levels of key protein in brains of young men with autism
- In air: More than pollution and meets the eye and what to do about it
|Finding the Root to Treat Aging through Dieting
Posted: 22 Feb 2020 06:57 AM PST
Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School believe they discovered a new way in which diet influences aging-related diseases. “Our healthcare as we age is analogous to a tree, and the way we go about it now, when a branch gets diseased, we go to a doctor, and they trim the branch. Then, we […]
|More Information Doesn’t Necessarily Help People Make Better Decisions
Posted: 22 Feb 2020 06:53 AM PST
Turns Out There Is Such a Thing as TMI Making everyday decisions seems easy enough. People know basic information about health and finances that they can use to inform their decision making. But new research from Stevens Institute of Technology suggests that too much knowledge can lead people to make worse decisions, pointing to a […]
|Why do whales migrate? They return to the tropics to shed their skin, scientists say
Posted: 22 Feb 2020 06:52 AM PST
Whales undertake some of the longest migrations on earth, often swimming many thousands of miles, over many months, to breed in the tropics. The question is why—is it to find food, or to give birth? In a research paper in Marine Mammal Science, scientists propose that whales that forage in polar waters migrate to low latitudes […]
|Abnormally low levels of key protein in brains of young men with autism
Posted: 22 Feb 2020 06:49 AM PST
Using cutting-edge imaging technology, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have shown that the brains of young men with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have low levels of a protein that appears to play a role in inflammation and metabolism. This surprising discovery, which published online today in the journal Molecular Psychiatry provides an important new insight into […]
|In air: More than pollution and meets the eye and what to do about it
Posted: 21 Feb 2020 09:03 PM PST
There is this sense, an opinion, among a cohort or cohorts that carbon dioxide introduced into the atmosphere isn’t air pollution at all when it occurs naturally or is the result of such being released through the burning of fossil fuels like oil, natural gas or coal; in other words, it makes no difference what […]
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