Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine reported
that the number of people in England who add salt to their food at the table fell by more than
a quarter in the 5 years after a national campaign in 2003.
Eating moderate amounts of chocolate each week may be linked to lower risk of stroke.
The next time you feel guilty for using a Styrofoam cup, or if you are one of the few who worry about what
will happen when the landfills are overwhelmed with waste, companies like Renmatix, INENTEC, and Enerkem are coming up with new innovations that will
soon make garbage more valuable than fossil fuel.
Specific genetic pathways have been identified that drive the aging process in worms.
Humans and rhesus macaque
monkeys share tendencies towards nepotism and political maneuvering.
Religion plays a major role in adult Americans' view of
evolution with only about 40 per cent accepting the basic concept, much lower than any country in Europe.
Female rhesus monkeys use particular vocalizations while interacting with their babies comparable to the way humans use motherese
or baby talk.
Analysis identified 182 species of bacteria on human skin of which 8 per cent
were previously unknown.
The shell of the little known Cyphochilus beetle could hold the answer to manufacture of brilliant white ultra-thin materials.
Very high doses of
antioxidant polyphenols (commonly found in red wine, fruits, vegetables, and green tea) shut down and prevented
cancerous tumors by inhibiting new blood vessel formation. Conversely, at relatively low doses they play a beneficial
role in cardiac and circulatory diseases by facilitating blood vessel growth.