How Urban Farmers Are Learning To Grow Food Without Soil Or Natural Light
How Urban Farmers Are Learning To Grow Food Without Soil Or Natural Light
in Gardening by Silvio Caputo, University of Portsmouth
Growing food in cities became popular in Europe and North America during and immediately after World War II. Urban…
How To Eradicate The Flu Virus From Your Home
How To Eradicate The Flu Virus From Your Home
in Health & Wellness by Jason Tetro, University of Guelph
Once a respiratory virus like influenza has entered your home or workplace, it is wise to treat the space like a…
How Western Science Is Finally Catching Up To Traditional Knowledge
How Western Science Is Finally Catching Up To Traditional Knowledge
in Science & Technology by George Nicholas, Simon Fraser University
A team of researchers in northern Australia have documented kites and falcons
Depression: When It Strikes Nearby
Depression: What To Do When It Strikes Nearby
in Diseases & Conditions by Douglas Bloch
Clinical depression is an affliction of the mind, body, and spirit that affects over 17 million Americans. If you are…
How Hearing Loss And Depression Are Connected
How Hearing Loss And Depression Are Connected
in Health & Wellness by Karl Bates, Duke University
Hearing loss can create chronic stress that can lead to depression, but high levels of social support—from family,…
Why This Dog Show Is More Than A Canine Beauty Pageant
Why This Dog Show Is More Than A Canine Beauty Pageant
in Pets & You by Jacqueline Boyd, Lecturer in Animal Science, Nottingham Trent University
Every year, the NEC in Birmingham, England, becomes a magnet for dog lovers, as more than 22,000 canines assemble for…
To Beat The 'Throwaway' Waste Crisis, We Must Design Loveable Objects – That Last
To Beat The 'Throwaway' Waste Crisis, We Must Design Loveable Objects – That Last
in Science & Technology by Jonathan Chapman, Professor of Sustainable Design, Director of Design Research Initiatives, University of Brighton
We live in a world drowning in objects: households with a television in each room; kitchen cupboards stuffed with…
Mysterious Chimpanzee Behavior May Be Evidence Of 'Sacred' Rituals
Mysterious Chimpanzee Behavior May Be Evidence Of 'Sacred' Rituals
in Pets & You by Laura Kehoe, PhD researcher in wildlife conservation and land use, Humboldt University of Berlin
I trampled clumsily through the dense undergrowth, attempting in vain to go a full five minutes without getting snarled…
How To Find Life Balance, Harmony, and Joy
How You Too Can Find Life Balance, Harmony, and Joy
in Career & Success by Rosalyn Harwood
As I sit at the computer, reading my email, I am also blow drying my hair, typing with one hand. My back starts to ache…
The Growing Demand For Pet-friendly Workplaces
The Growing Demand For Pet-friendly Workplaces
in Pets & You by Deborah McPhee, Brock University
Millennial women in their 20s and 30s have decided to stay single a lot longer than women did in the past. And instead…
Do We Want To Live In A World Where Our Best Friends Are A.I. Chatbots?
Do We Want To Live In A World Where Our Best Friends Are A.I. Chatbots?
in Science & Technology by Trudy Barber, University of Portsmouth
Before the internet, before smart phones, teenagers and young people would seek out quizzes in comics, read problem…
It's Not Just You, Politics Is Stressing Out America's Youth
It's Not Just You, Politics Is Stressing Out America's Youth
in Health & Wellness by Melissa DeJonckheere and Tammy Chang, University of Michigan
The current political climate has been difficult for Americans of all political stripes. People have been so stressed…
A Feminist’s Guide to Romantic Comedies and How to Watch Them
A Feminist’s Guide to Romantic Comedies and How to Watch Them
in Leisure & Creativity by Ayu Sutriasa, YES! Magazine
The internet is filled with lists of which rom-coms will “get you through” Valentine’s Day—the assumption seems to be…
I'm Not Overweight, So Why Do I Need To Eat Healthy Foods?
I'm Not Overweight, So Why Do I Need To Eat Healthy Foods?
in Healing Diet by Alessandro R Demaio, University of Copenhagen
We all have that one friend whose eating habits and body shape simply don’t add up. While enjoying the unhealthiest of…
A Life Of Uncertainty: Living With Cancer For Thirteen Years
A Life Of Uncertainty: Living With Cancer For Thirteen Years
in Diseases & Conditions by Stan Goldberg, PhD
Someone asked me what living with cancer for thirteen years is like, never knowing whether the disease will remain…
I've Been Diagnosed With Iron Deficiency, Now What?
I've Been Diagnosed With Iron Deficiency, Now What?
in Health & Wellness by Amanda Patterson and Jacklyn Jackson, University of Newcastle
Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the developed world, affecting around one in three women of…
Does Air Pollution Lead To More Unethical Behavior?
Does Air Pollution Lead To More Unethical Behavior?
in Environmental Health by Terry Kosdrosky, University of Michigan
Anxiety caused by exposure to pollution may make people more prone to cheating and unethical behavior, according to new…
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How Just Standing More Burns More Calories
in Food & Nutrition by Chloe Reichel, The Journalist Resource
Standing rather than sitting burns, on average, an additional 0.15 calories per minute — a small increase that could…
What Does The Environment Have To Do With Autism?
What Does The Environment Have To Do With Autism?
in Environmental Health by Liza Gross, Ensia
The search for autism’s causes is a daunting task — but researchers are investigating a variety of factors that might…
Lining Your Stomach With Milk Before A Big Night Out And Other Alcohol Myths
Lining Your Stomach With Milk Before A Big Night Out And Other Alcohol Myths
in Leisure & Creativity by Duane Mellor, Coventry University
Drinking alcohol is fun – the after-effects, less so. It is little wonder, then, that people the world over have sought…
How Rejuvenation Of Stem Cells Could Lead To Healthier Aging
How Rejuvenation Of Stem Cells Could Lead To Healthier Aging
in Diseases & Conditions by Elisa Lazzari, Cornell University
“Rampant” and “elderly” are words rarely used in the same sentence, unless we are talking of the percentage of people…
Why Your Doctor May Not Be Able To Help You Lose Weight
Why Your Doctor May Not Be Able To Help You Lose Weight
in Diseases & Conditions by Jennifer Kraschnewski, Pennsylvania State University
Obesity was designated a disease in 2013 by the American Heart Association and American Medical Association. Obesity,…
What Makes Some Art So Bad That It's Good?
What Makes Some Art So Bad That It's Good?
in Leisure & Creativity by John Dyck, CUNY Graduate Center
“The Disaster Artist” – which just earned James Franco a Golden Globe for his portrayal of director Tommy Wiseau –…
Does College Turn People Into Liberals?
Does College Turn People Into Liberals?
in Career & Success by Matthew J. Mayhew, The Ohio State University, et al.
Conservative activists have claimed that universities brainwash students and indoctrinate them into believing a liberal…
People With Depression Use Language Differently And Here's How To Spot It
People With Depression Use Language Differently And Here's How To Spot It
in Diseases & Conditions by Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi, University of Reading
From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything.
How Kindness Can Make A Difference In Cancer Care
How Kindness Can Make A Difference In Cancer Care
in Healing Disciplines by Leonard L. Berry, Texas A&M University
Cancer may not be life-ending, but it usually is life-changing. A cancer diagnosis instantaneously turns life upside…
Most Shoppers Go To 6 Grocery Stores
Most Shoppers Go To 6 Grocery Stores
in Home & Garden by Chuck Finder-Washington University in St. Louis
Most shoppers—a whopping 83 percent—regularly visit between four and nine chain stores within a year to purchase…
Alzheimer's body clock
Body Clock Problems Come Before Other Alzheimer’s Symptoms
in Diseases & Conditions by Jim Dryden, Washington University in St. Louis
Circadian rhythm disruptions common to Alzheimer’s disease occur before memory loss and other symptoms in people whose…
Why Icelanders Are Super Creative
Why Icelanders Are Super Creative
in Leisure & Creativity by Mike Krings-University of Kansas
New research examines what makes the people of Iceland so creative—and how the United States could adopt some of those…
4 Things You Need To Know Right Now To Protect Yourself From The Flu
4 Things You Need To Know Right Now To Protect Yourself From The Flu
in Diseases & Conditions by Arnold Monto, University of Michigan
This has been a particularly bad influenza season, starting early especially in the South and West Coast in the U.S.…
How To Keep School Lunches Safe In The Heat
How To Keep School Lunches Safe In The Heat
in Food & Nutrition by Vincent Ho, Western Sydney University
The school holidays are over but summer isn’t, and we’re bound to have more hot days before the season ends. So how can…
Why Blood Vessels Are The Key To Building A Strong Heart
Why Blood Vessels Are The Key To Building A Strong Heart
in Health & Wellness by Nathan Collins-Stanford University
Doctors haven’t known why some babies are born with thin, spongy heart muscles. New research links the disease to…
To Cut Smoking’s Harm, Should You Switch To Vaping?
To Cut Smoking’s Harm, Should You Switch To Vaping?
in Health & Wellness by Rachel Harrison-NYU
Alternative nicotine products like e-cigarettes are emerging as a promising option for people who are trying to quit…
How Do The Health Claims Of kombucha stack Up?
How Do The Health Claims Of Kombucha Stack Up?
in Food & Nutrition by Evangeline Mantzioris and Permal Deo, University of South Australia
The drink kombucha was previously only popular in hipster cafes, but is now vying for space on the supermarket shelves.…
Teachers Who Feel Appreciated Are Less Likely To Leave The Profession
Teachers Who Feel Appreciated Are Less Likely To Leave The Profession
in Career & Success by Vaughan Cruickshank and Abbey MacDonald, University of Tasmania
Many teachers who started their careers in 2017 will not return to the classroom in 2018. In fact, over 40% of teachers…
How Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy Is Too Much?
How Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy Is Too Much?
in Health & Wellness by Olliss Clare Collins, University of Newcastle; et al
During a healthy pregnancy, women gain weight as the baby grows. This is normal and necessary. But recent research…
Everyone Is Creative: Thinking Makes It So
You Are Creative: Your Thoughts Make It So
in Leisure & Creativity by Ernest Holmes
At times it seemed as though the impossible suddenly became possible. How can these things be explained? A stroke of…
5 Supplements That Claim To Speed Up Weight Loss
5 Supplements That Claim To Speed Up Weight Loss
in Healing Diet by Clare Collins, Lee Ashton and Rebecca Williams, University of Newcastle
When you google “weight loss” the challenge to sort fact from fiction begins. These five supplements claim to speed up…
How Used Coffee Beans Can Help Your Health
How Used Coffee Beans Can Help Your Health
in Healing Diet by Tien Huynh, RMIT University
Did you know that your morning cup of coffee contributes to six million tonnes of spent coffee grounds going to…
A Healing Experiment
A Healing Experiment That Transcends Time and Space
in Healing Disciplines by Lynn Woodland
What if we could go back in time to heal an illness at an earlier, less-advanced stage? Or go back even further to the…
Don't Automate The Fun Out Of Life
Don't Automate The Fun Out Of Life
in Science & Technology by Peter Hancock, University of Central Florida
Imagine you are about to go on vacation. You have been looking forward to it for some time. But your robotic personal…
Gluten-free Water Shows Absurdity Of Trend In Labeling What's Absent
Gluten-free Water Shows Absurdity Of Trend In Labeling What's Absent
in Food & Nutrition by Brandon McFadden, University of Florida
The food labeling craze coupled with banner headlines about the dangers of gluten, genetically modified organisms…
What Is The Most Nutritious Plant-Based Milk?
What Is The Most Nutritious Plant-Based Milk?
in Healing Diet by Katherine Gombay-McGill University
While plant-based milk beverages like soy milk have been on the market for a couple of decades and are advertised as…
Understanding the Power of Your Blocks and Clearing Out Your Resistance
Understand the Power of Your Blocks and Clear Out Your Resistance to Success
in Career & Success by Margaret M. Lynch with Daylle Deanna Schwartz
Everyone has his or her own individual blocks. Each bad memory, everything that scares you, all the doubts that became…
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