Success of blood test for autism affirmed
Terror attacks by Muslims receive 357% more press attention, study finds
Clean, green public spaces make us happier, study finds
Greening vacant lots reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health in city dwellers, finds a new randomized, controlled study. The findings have implications for US cities, where 15% of land is deemed “vacant” and often blighted or filled with trash and overgrown vegetation.
On average, patients get about 11 seconds to explain the reasons for their visit before they are interrupted by their doctors. Only 1 in 3 doctors provides their patients with adequate opportunity to describe their situation, and specialists rush more than primary care doctors, finds a new study.
A new geologic age called the Meghalayan was officially added this week to the International Geologic Time Scale. It began around 4,200 years ago, when it suddenly became much drier. "It's almost as though the monsoon suddenly becomes much less effective in terms of precipitation delivery."
This is amazing... Optics at it's finest
Milky Way Got its Bulge from a Collision
Two teams report spinning nanoscale particles at more than 60 billion rpm, the fastest rotation of any object. With further development, it may also allow the detection of the exotic friction associated with interactions between solid matter and the virtual particles of the quantum vacuum.
Measuring the expansion of the Universe with gravitational waves
Contrary to popular belief across college campuses, ADHD medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy students and can impair functioning. Research has estimated that 5 to 35 percent of college students in the U.S and EU countries without ADHD illegally use these controlled substances
Rapid warming in the Antarctic Peninsula is a threat to ice shelves in the region. Larsen C & George VI have the highest risk of collapse. A collapse of Larsen C would result in a rise in sea-level of about 4 mm, while a George VI collapse could cause over five times more to global sea levels, 22 mm
The Octonion Math That Could Underpin Physics
Two new species of bats known as Scotophilus have been discovered. These bats average around five inches in length and sport bright yellow fur on their bellies. Many species within Scotophilus live in urban environments, and some, such as the yellow house bat, often roost atop man-made structures.
Consumer perceptions of strain differences in Cannabis aroma
This popular supplement is pretty much useless, says new study. Omega-3, fish oil, has been widely publicized as being protective against heart disease, but according to a new Cochrane review, led by the University of East Anglia, the supplements offer little benefit to those taking them.