Why these Amish live longer and healthier: An internal ‘fountain of youth’

The first genetic mutation that appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging in humans has been discovered in an extended family of...

Study refutes theory linking cognition, genes and income

Researchers have cast doubt on a widely-held belief that connects family income with cognitive development, according to a new study published in Proceedings of...

Gut microbes can protect against high blood pressure

Microbes living in your gut may help protect against the effects of a high-salt diet, according to a new study from MIT.The MIT team,...

Three-dimensional nanomagnets for the computer of tomorrow

Since the late 60´s electronic devices have stored and transmitted information (bits) in two-dimensional circuits. Now, researchers at the University of Cambridge have been...

Tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer

Cancer researchers at the University of Bergen (UiB) in Norway have in the recent years experienced with hundreds of known drugs, to see how...

Water baths as good as bleach baths for treating eczema

For patients suffering from eczema (atopic dermatitis), dermatologists will sometimes recommend bleach baths to decrease bacterial infection and reduce symptoms. But a new Northwestern...

Hunt for dark matter is narrowed by new research

Scientists at the University of Sussex have disproved the existence of a specific type of axion - an important candidate 'dark matter' particle -...

How to keep cows happy

Corrals are used on livestock farms around the world to round up the animals when they need to be weighed or vaccinated. New research...

Yerba mate’s beneficial effects on cellular energy and lipid metabolism linked to weight

Researchers have shown that use of the dietary supplement yerba mate over an extended period had significant effects on body weight and weight gain...

CRISPR-carrying nanoparticles edit the genome

In a new study, MIT researchers have developed nanoparticles that can deliver the CRISPR genome-editing system and specifically modify genes in mice. The team...