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A lazy person’s pill- Mimetics for everything

In a paper published in the peer review journal Ageing Research Reviews this month, authors Ingram and Roth summarise their long research into calorie restriction mimetics. Calorie restriction (CR), i.e. […]


Wearable technology can help with public speaking

Speaking in public is the top fear for many people. Now, researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction Group at the University of Rochester have developed an intelligent user interface for “smart […]

Cats relax to the sound of music

Cats relax to the sound of music

According to research* published today in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery by veterinary clinicians at the University of Lisbon and a clinic in the nearby town of Barreiro […]


Antarctic Ice Shelves Rapidly Thinning

A new study led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers has revealed that the thickness of Antarctica’s floating ice shelves has recently decreased by as much […]


How Poverty Shapes the Brain

Family income is associated with children’s brain structure, reports a new study in Nature Neuroscience coauthored by Teachers College faculty member Kimberly Noble. The association appears to be strongest among children from lower-income […]