Tag Archives | United States


Stinking Up the Atmosphere?

As anyone who has had the misfortune of squashing one knows, stink bugs are a problem in the U.S. They’ve infiltrated our homes and devastated our crops — in short, […]


HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

HIV-positive women respond well to a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), even when their immune system is struggling, according to newly published results of an international clinical trial. The study’s findings […]


More should be done for female parolees

As the female prison population grows, a new study funded partly by the National Science Foundation says more should be done to help women probationers and parolees in poor urban […]


Outgoing behavior makes for happier humans

Across cultures, extroverts have more fun Happy is as happy does, apparently—for human beings all over the world. Not only does acting extroverted lead to more positive feelings across several […]

Neuroscientists find that limiting a certain protein in the brain reverses Alzheimer's symptoms in mice

Neuroscientists reverse Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

Limiting a certain protein in the brain reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice, report neuroscientists at MIT’s Picower Intitute for Learning and Memory. Researchers found that the overproduction of the protein […]