Using a cellphone during breaks led to mental depletion, poorer performance in a recent study

Using a cellphone during breaks led to mental depletion, poorer performance in a recent study

Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively and…

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Are attitudes contagious? Nonverbal messages

Are attitudes contagious? Nonverbal messages

If you were to meet two new people, and others seem to be more friendly toward one of those individuals,…

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Flavonoid-rich diet protects against cancer and heart disease, study finds

Flavonoid-rich diet protects against cancer and heart disease, study finds

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers,…

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Grasshoppers and silkworms have antioxidant capacity similar to fresh orange juice, says study

Grasshoppers and silkworms have antioxidant capacity similar to fresh orange juice, says study

For the first time, a study has measured antioxidant levels in commercially available edible insects. Sure, most of them don’t…

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Vast majority of dietary supplements don’t improve heart health or put off death, study finds

Vast majority of dietary supplements don’t improve heart health or put off death, study finds

In a massive new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials using 24 different interventions, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say…

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Possible link between sugary drinks and cancer

Possible link between sugary drinks and cancer

A study published by The BMJ today reports a possible association between higher consumption of sugary drinks and and an…

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Researchers discover a gene in mice that’s activated by brief periods of exercise

Researchers discover a gene in mice that’s activated by brief periods of exercise

Most people know that regular exercise is good for your health. New research shows it may make you smarter, too….

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How you and your friends can play a video game together using only your minds

How you and your friends can play a video game together using only your minds

Telepathic communication might be one step closer to reality thanks to new research from the University of Washington. A team…

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Mixing skin oil and ozone can produce a personal pollution cloud

Mixing skin oil and ozone can produce a personal pollution cloud

When ozone and skin oils meet, the resulting reaction may help remove ozone from an indoor environment, but it can…

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How you charge your mobile phone could compromise its battery lifespan

How you charge your mobile phone could compromise its battery lifespan

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have found that use of inductive charging, whilst highly convenient, risks depleting…

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