What Earth Day Means When Humans Possess Planet Shaping Powers

What Earth Day Means When Humans Possess Planet Shaping Powers

Christopher J Preston, The University of Montana
How The Lowly Mushroom Is Becoming A Nutritional Star
How The Lowly Mushroom Is Becoming A Nutritional Star
by Robert Beelman, Pennsylvania State University
In the past, food scientists like me often praised mushrooms as healthy because of what they don’t contribute to the…
Is Pre-cancerous A Warning Sign Or Cause For Panic?
Is Pre-cancerous A Warning Sign Or Cause For Panic?
by Susan Woods; Hannah Brown and Tamsin Lannagan, University of Adelaide
It might be a spot, lump, bump or polyp you’ve found suspicious or bothersome enough to ask a doctor to have a look at.…
The Unseen Impact Of Domestic Violence
The Unseen Impact Of Domestic Violence
by Paul van Donkelaar, University of British Columbia
The statistics are terrifying: In Canada, one woman is killed every week by her partner; globally, one third of women…
Choose Joy -- Again and Again and Again
Choose Joy -- Again and Again and Again
by René Gaudette
If you were to observe yourselves very carefully and observe the choices that you allow yourselves to make in your…
Wealthy Americans Know Less Than They Think They Do About Food And Nutrition
Wealthy Americans Know Less Than They Think They Do About Food And Nutrition
by Sheril Kirshenbaum and Douglas Buhler, Michigan State University
Socioeconomics play a significant role in attitudes about food – especially concerns about safety and purchasing…
How Light At Night Can Disrupt Circadian Rhythms In Children
How Light At Night Can Disrupt Circadian Rhythms In Children
by Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of Connecticut
A new scientific study shows that bright electric light exposure of preschool children in the evening suppresses…
Ants Have Evolved A Complex System Of Battlefield Triage And Rescue
Matabele Ants Have Evolved A Complex System Of Battlefield Triage And Rescue
by Mike Jeffries, Northumbria University, Newcastle
Ants have a remorseless quality, seemingly indifferent to their individual welfare, their whole lives submerged in the…
How You Can Make Your Dreams Come True
How To Make Your Dreams Come True
by Debbie Johnson
You can make your dreams come true. Persistence is the key word and the magic key to success in any endeavor. Never…
People Who Live In Diverse Neighborhoods Are More Helpful
Why People Who Live In Diverse Neighborhoods Are More Helpful
by Jayanth Narayanan, IMD Business School
Whether or not diversity is a good thing is still a topic of much debate. Though many businesses tout the benefits of…
Chamomile Tea May Help Control Diabetes
Chamomile Tea May Help Control Diabetes
by Richard Blackburn, University of Leeds
Chamomile – that yellow flower so often made into a tea, enjoyed before bed – is a very interesting plant. It was…
Why The Electric Vehicle Revolution Will Bring Problems Of Its Own
Why The Electric Vehicle Revolution Will Bring Problems Of Its Own
by Martin Brueckner, Murdoch University
After years of being derided as a joke by car manufacturers and the public, interest in electric vehicles has increased…
The Art of Work: The Practicality and the Spirituality of Work
The Art of Work: The Practicality and the Spirituality of Work
by Michelle L. Casto
All work can be meaningful, if you approach it with the right attitude (with love and respect for others). Many people…
Are Young Blood Transfusions Magic Or Medicine?

Are Young Blood Transfusions Magic Or Medicine?

David Irving, University of Technology Sydney
Election Security Means Much More Than Just New Voting Machines
Election Security Means Much More Than Just New Voting Machines
by Jamie Winterton, Arizona State University
In late March, Congress passed a significant spending bill that included US$380 million in state grants to improve…
How To Deal With Life's Risks More Rationally
How To Deal With Life's Risks More Rationally
by Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University
Risk is everywhere and associated with everything. For example, the Center for Disease Control a decade ago estimated…
Women Earn Less After They Have Kids, Despite Strong Credentials
Why Do Women Earn Less After They Have Kids, Despite Strong Credentials?
by Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Women without kids have earned more than employed mothers for decades or longer.
How To Find Balance, Blessings, and Opportunity in Everything
How To Find Balance, Blessings, and Opportunity in Everything
by Dr. John F. Demartini
Even the most terrible events always contain hidden blessings. The masters know this great truth and remain undisturbed…
InnerSelf Newsletter: April 15th, 2018
InnerSelf Newsletter: April 15th, 2018
by InnerSelf Staff
One could say that connection -- either the presence of, or lack thereof -- is the problem and the solution to all our…
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Horoscope Current Week: April 16 to 22, 2018
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Living In Duality and Striving For Harmony and Balance
Living In Duality and Striving For Harmony and Balance
by Barbara Heider-Rauter
Although the majority of people may well wish things were different, the fact is that we live in a dual world here on…
The Healing Environment of Nature
We Can Never Have Enough of The Healing Environment of Nature
by William Pullen
The natural world is our natural home. This may sound obvious, but to many it’s a forgotten truth. There is so much…
Menstruation Is Not A Taboo In Women's Sport
Menstruation Is Not A Taboo In Women's Sport
by Kirsty Elliott-Sale, Nottingham Trent University
Menstruation is often called the “last great taboo” in women’s sport. But periods are the media’s taboo, not…
Tax Overhaul and the Immorality of Inequality
Tax Overhaul and the Immorality of Inequality
by Sarah van Gelder, YES! Magazine
Societies tend to become more unequal over time, unless there is concerted pushback. A society that fails to invest in…
Seven Strategies for Getting the Upper Hand Over Depression
Seven Strategies for Getting the Upper Hand Over Depression
by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
Dr Vasant Lad defines depression as a popular diagnosis characterized by "a loss of pleasure and interest in life...…
How Xanax Works, The Dangers And The Side Effects
How Xanax Works, The Dangers And The Side Effects
by Michael Cole, Agatha Grela and Lata Gautam, Anglia Ruskin University
And although drug use has declined over the past decade, new and potentially life-threatening trends continue to…
Creating a Peaceful Mind by Identifying the True Reason for Your Suffering
Create A Peaceful Mind by Identifying the True Reason for Your Suffering
by Dagsay Tulku Rinpoche
Buddhists believe that all our actions are dependent on our state of mind. A mind that is not well controlled is liable…
Our Ongoing Love-Hate Relationship With Personality Tests
Our Ongoing Love-Hate Relationship With Personality Tests
by Kira Lussier, University of Toronto
The public backlash against Cambridge Analytica and Facebook centres on their practices of harvesting psychological…
Can Menopausal Mood Swings Signal More Serious Mental Illness?
Can Menopausal Mood Swings Signal More Serious Mental Issues?
by Tania Perich, Western Sydney University
Most women expect to experience the effects of hormonal changes when they come to menopause and many anticipate…
The Power of the Circle Improves the Quality of Our Connections
The Power of the Circle Improves the Quality of Our Connections
by Jalaja Bonheim, PhD.
Most people would agree that connection is a basic human need. Yet these days, it can be hard to come by. Vivek Murthy,…
Do Athletes Really Need Protein Supplements?
Do Athletes Really Need Protein Supplements?
by Evangeline Mantzioris, University of South Australia
Protein supplements for athletes are literally sold by the bucketful. Protein supplements are expensive, and might not…
Rebuilding Trust In The Media Must Be From The Bottom Up
Rebuilding Trust In The Media Must Be From The Bottom Up
by Michael Gordon, University of Michigan
It seems clear that someone needs to rebuild trust between the media and the communities it serves. But how?…
Navigating Life in the Senior Years: Adult Children and their Parents
Navigating Life in the Senior Years: Adult Children and their Parents
by Lynda G. Shrager
When the issue of “How safe is mom or dad?” and “Can they stay in their home?” arises, it often causes a conflict…
Allowing is the Key to Life and Happiness
The Key to Life and Happiness in Four Words Only!
by Ralph Carpio
ALLOWING IS THE KEY. That, in a nutshell, is what I learned is the key to life, to creating your own life. Those four…
How To Stop Leaking Data On Facebook
How To Stop Hemorrhaging Data On Facebook
by Belinda Barnet, Swinburne University of Technology
Every time you open an app, click a link, like a post, read an article, hover over an ad, or connect to someone, you…
Why Stock Investors On Higher Floors Take More Risks
Why Stock Investors On Higher Floors Take More Risks
by Sina Esteky, Miami University
Stocks have been on a bumpy ride lately as concerns over a trade war prompt investors to rethink their appetite for…
Why Overeating May Be A Brain Glitch
Why Overeating May Be A Brain Glitch
by Laurel Mellin, University of California, San Francisco
With springtime comes the desire to shed those few extra pounds, in preparation to don swimsuits and head to the pool.…
Robotic Automation: Three Urban Prototypes For Future Living
Robotic Automation: Three Urban Prototypes For Future Living
by Mateja Kovacic, University of Sheffield
Before I started working on real-world robots, I wrote about their fictional and historical ancestors. This isn’t so…
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