Dose of nature is just what the doctor ordered

Dose of nature is just what the doctor ordered

People who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don’t, according to new research by Australian and UK environmental scientists. A study led by The University of...
Mycobacterium in olive oil for cancer treatment

Mycobacterium in olive oil for cancer treatment

Researchers at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) with the collaboration of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), led by the professor of the UAB Department of Genetics and Microbiology Esther Julián, announced one year ago that the cells of...
Migratory bears down in the dumps

Migratory bears down in the dumps

University of Utah biologists working in Turkey discovered two surprising facts about a group of 16 brown bears: First, six of the bears seasonally migrated between feeding and breeding sites, the first known brown bears to do so. Second, and more sobering, the other...
Predicting response to hurricane evacuation orders

Predicting response to hurricane evacuation orders

Millions of people will likely be in harm’s way as a new hurricane season unfolds in the United States. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts up to eight hurricanes in the 2016 season, and as many as four major storms with winds of 111...
New protein can modify brain function, memory

New protein can modify brain function, memory

Scientists at USC have developed a new tool to modify brain activity and memory in targeted ways, without the help of any drugs or chemicals. The GFE3 protein may help researchers map the brain’s connections and better understand how inhibitory synapses modulate brain...
Taking notes boosts memory of jurors, new study finds

Taking notes boosts memory of jurors, new study finds

Jurors who are allowed to take and review notes during court trials are less likely to forget critical evidence, a new University of Liverpool study has found. This finding has important implications for justice, as jurors who forget critical trial evidence often...

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