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Stressful experiences have big, immediate effects on children’s health

Science has shown that children who experience stressful events are more likely to face poor health outcomes as adults, but new research shows the...

Healthier processed food? Essence of strawberry could be the key

University of Florida scientists believe they have pinpointed the exact compounds in strawberries that give the fruit its delightfully unique flavor – findings that will allow...

Drug therapy could eventually reverse memory decline in seniors

It may seem normal: As we age, we misplace car keys, or can’t remember a name we just learned or a meal we just...

For older drivers, study finds, one drink may be one too...

You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard...

Seed dispersal study shows value of conservation corridors

Field ecologists go to great lengths to get data. Radio collars and automatic video cameras are among their tools for documenting the natural world. So...

Engineer Converts Yeast Cells into ‘Sweet Crude’ Biofuel

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a new source of renewable energy, a biofuel, from genetically...

Study illuminates origin of flowers

A study on Amborella, a plant of remarkable heritage, reveals new information about the origins of flowers on Earth. Amborella hails from an ancient evolutionary...

Mouth spray stimulates weight loss in animals

A quick spray on the tongue with an oral spray containing a compound that naturally occurs in the body could be all it takes...

Income inequality is rising, but maybe not as fast as you...

Americans' perceptions of income inequality are largely over-inflated when compared with actual census data, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal...

Oh, Lovely: Cockroach Never Seen Before in U.S. Is Identified in...

With winter’s arrival comes the kind of news that may give New Yorkers the creeps. A species of cockroach never found in the United...

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