Hot, sleepless nights will get more common with climate change

People in the US stand to lose sleep as the climate warms – and those in hotter countries will be harder hit …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 26th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Learning to read and write rewires adult brain in six months

Illiterate adults who have learned to read and write over half a year show brain changes – even in regions not obviously linked to reading, writing or learning …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 24th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Think the UK has a social care crisis now? Just wait until 2025

The demographic crystal ball shows elderly care is a crisis set to deepen, fast. No wonder UK politicians are grasping for solutions, says James Bloodworth …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 24th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Proof in the pudding: Myth-busting 15 common cooking tips

From searing meat to cutting onions, many top cooking tips make no difference, while others dent the flavour or even increase the risk of food poisoning …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 24th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Win a stack of science books for foodies

This is your chance to win a set of books about better cooking and cocktail making through science, as well as the language of food …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 24th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Trump’s 2018 budget slashes funding from healthcare and science

Medicaid is slated to lose billions of dollars in funding, as are many medical, humanitarian and scientific organisations …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 23rd, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Bioelectric tweak makes flatworms grow a head instead of a tail

Flatworms regenerate lost body parts, but change the current in their cells and they can regrow the wrong thing, hinting at electricity’s role in body plans …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 23rd, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Unprecedented cholera outbreak tears through war-torn Yemen

Cholera has killed 332 people and left more than 32,000 ill over the past four weeks, spreading faster than any previous known outbreak in the country …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 23rd, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Diabetes drug may work by changing gut bacteria makeup

Metformin dramatically shifts the gut microbiome – and bacteria seem to play a key role in controlling blood sugar levels …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 22nd, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Our brains prefer invented visual information to the real thing

When making sense of a visual blind spot, our brains fill in the gaps. We’re more likely to believe it’s version of what’s in front of us than a real …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 19th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments