Plant-based diet leads to Crohn’s Disease remission, according to case study

Eating a plant-based diet may be an effective treatment for Crohn's disease, according to a case study published in the journal Nutrients. The case study followed a man...

Cities are key to saving monarch butterflies

It's easy to think of cities as being the enemy of nature. When we talk about escaping the skyscrapers and car horns, we have...

Phenols in cocoa bean shells may reverse obesity-related problems in mouse cells

Scientists may have discovered more reasons to love chocolate. A new study by researchers at the University of Illinois suggests that three of the phenolic...

Medical proof vacation is good for your heart

We all treasure our vacation time and look forward to that time when we can get away from work. With the arrival of summer...

‘Robot blood’ powers machines for lengthy tasks

Untethered robots suffer from a stamina problem. A possible solution: a circulating liquid – “robot blood” – to store energy and power its applications...

Color change and behavior enable multi-colored chameleon prawns to survive

Chameleon prawns change colour to camouflage themselves as the seaweed around them changes seasonally, new research shows. Unlike chameleons and cuttlefish, chameleon prawns (Hippolyte varians)...

Processed foods may hold key to rise in autism

With the number of children diagnosed with autism on the rise, the need to find what causes the disorder becomes more urgent every day....

Vanilla makes milk beverages seem sweeter

Adding vanilla to sweetened milk makes consumers think the beverage is sweeter, allowing the amount of added sugar to be reduced, according to Penn...

Women More Likely To Face Long-Term Impairment After Childhood Brain Tumor Radiation

Young women who undergo radiation therapy to treat pediatric brain tumors are more likely to suffer from long-term cognitive impairment than male survivors, according...

The brains of pairs of animals synchronize during social interaction

UCLA researchers have observed that the brains of pairs of animals synchronize during social situations. The synchronized activity not only arose during various types...