Sleeping Child

Sleep and Body Becoming One

Researchers at various institutions in Australia came together to conduct research on sleep habits and body mass index (BMI) in children. It is no surprise that sleep is…

Copper

Metal and Bacteria: A Great, but Unlikely Combination

Researchers at Purdue University recently investigated antibiotic resistance of bacterial strains. Antibiotics are intended to kill bacteria that cause infections in humans. Unfortunately, in today’s society, there is…

Mitochondria

The Hidden Complexity of Crohn’s Disease

Researchers that study nutrition, immunology, and gastroenterology recently conducted research on an inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is a chronic condition that cannot be…

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Childhood Experiences “Attacking” the Heart

Scientists that specialize in cardiovascular systems recently conducted research regarding the development of cardiovascular disease in adults. The heart is one of the most crucial organs within the…

Baby Delivery

Early Arrival: What are the risks?

Researchers in the department of global public health and primary care at the University of Bergen in Norway recently investigated pregnancy term complications. Term complications and premature births…

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The Pressure Is On

Researchers in the department of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital recently conducted research on medical interns. Medical interns are subjected to extreme amounts of pressure and stress….

Can Swapping Out Traditional Fishing Equipment Save Our Seas?

350 million metric tons of plastic are produced globally every year.  To put this into perspective, here’s a brief list of things that weigh ONE ton: a walrus,…

Are your houseplants feeling stressed? MIT engineers peak into the nerve-wracking lives of plants.

Some of us have been blessed with a green thumb while others have difficulty with their plants lasting the week.  To be fair to so-called “black-thumbed” readers, it’s…

Saltwater, Steam, and Solar Power: The Trifecta for Clean Water

Climate change continues to be at the forefront of many scientific endeavors, and so too does the ever-approaching threat of freshwater shortages.  Modern technology is able to convert…

Controlling Chemistry: A Nanoscopic Approach to Clean Energy

A major concern plaguing the shift towards sustainable and renewable energy is how much the transition will cost.  This is particularly important when considering batteries, water electrolyzers (used…