New way to protect perovskite from water

New way to protect perovskite from water

Harvesting sunlight and using it to power our homes and devices is a reality today. Generally, most commercial solar cells are made of silicon. However, a...
Losing weight to protect your liver

Losing weight to protect your liver

An international study revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction: Obesity significantly amplifies the effects of three gene variants that increase risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver...
New health benefits of turmeric

New health benefits of turmeric

Curcumin has been studied widely and hailed for its anti-inflammatory properties, but a new study by researchers shows other compounds in turmeric – the...
Soda could be bad for your brain, and diet soda may be even worse

Soda could be bad for your brain, and diet soda may be even worse

Americans love sugar. Together we consumed nearly 11 million metric tons of it in 2016, according to the US Department of Agriculture, much of it...
Fear of death makes killing animals seem okay

Fear of death makes killing animals seem okay

Reminders of death make people more likely to support killing animals, regardless of their existing attitudes about animal rights, according to new research. The research...
Does your tea or coffee make you gain more weight?

Does your tea or coffee make you gain more weight?

More than 160 million people in the U.S. drink coffee or tea on a regular basis, and many of them use sugar, cream, flavored...
Low-fat dairy may help you beat depression

Low-fat dairy may help you beat depression

People who consume low-fat milk and yogurt, rather than whole-fat dairy products, are less likely to have depression, according to researchers in Japan and...
How air pollution could increase breast cancer risk

How air pollution could increase breast cancer risk

A study of nearly 280,000 women in the United States has found that living in areas with a high level of fine particles from...
12 ways yoga benefits our health

12 ways yoga benefits our health

Yoga is one the most popular physical activities in the world. In a recent survey, about 21,000,000 Americans practiced yoga every year. About 51% attended...
Rare supernova shows up 4 times across the sky

Rare supernova shows up 4 times across the sky

Astronomers have captured multiple images of a Type Ia supernova—the brilliant explosion of a star—appearing in four different locations in the sky. So far this...
This drug-testing device has a vagina, cervix, and uterus

This drug-testing device has a vagina, cervix, and uterus

Scientists have built a miniature female reproductive tract using human tissue. They want to use it to screen new drugs for women. The ultimate goal...
Vitamin D may help fight many aging-related diseases

Vitamin D may help fight many aging-related diseases

A simple Google search for “what does vitamin D do?” highlights the widely-used vitamin D supplement’s role in improving calcium absorption and helping bone...

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