Science

Wearable Sensor Could Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression In Young Children

Anxiety and depression are surprisingly common among young children – as many as one in five kids suffer from one of...

Simple Rules Predict And Explain Biological Mutualism

Scientists have long employed relatively simple guidelines to help explain the physical world, from Newton’s second law of motion to the...

Pushing The Boundaries Of Fundamental Chemistry

Chemistry is a fundamental part of any daily routine, from the oxygen molecules that make life possible to the energy that...

Saturn Hasn’t Always Had Rings

One of the last acts of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft before its death plunge into Saturn’s hydrogen and helium atmosphere was to...

When Activated, ‘Social’ Brain Circuits Inhibit Feeding Behavior In Mice

Researchers at Stanford demonstrated that direct stimulation of fewer than two dozen neurons linked to social interaction was enough to suppress...

Diabetic Breath

Within each breathe of air we need to live, Are carried tiny particles of dust; These specks pass through our bodies’...

Chemically Preserved in Jelly

Translucent orbs of moonlight Sail along our chalky coasts. Encased in an envelope Of teals and sapphires, Their chemical composition Reveals...

Scientists Find Genes With Large Effects On Head And Brain Size

Children’s heads expand steadily to accommodate their growing brains and doctors routinely measure head circumference during the first years of life...

How Staying In Shape Is Vital For Reproductive Success

Cells must keep their shape and proportions to successfully reproduce through cell division, finds new research from the Francis Crick Institute...

Delaying Newborn Baths Increases Rates Of Breastfeeding

While it has been standard practice for decades to whisk newborns off to a bath within the first few hours of...