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Optimistic People Sleep Better, Longer, Study Finds

Aug 08, 2019 AM EDT CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- People who are the most optimistic tend to be better sleepers, a study of young and middle-aged adults found.

Strategies To Ignite Intrinsic Motivation In Students

Jul 29, 2019 PM EDT It's been a long time since learning specialists, and business mentors have accepted gamification - to improve understudy/worker commitment, try different things with new motivation methods and open ...

University Researchers Find WhatsApp Can Be Good for our Health

Jun 28, 2019 PM EDT Academics at Edge Hill University have found that spending time on social media, specifically WhatsApp, is good for our wellbeing.

Heart-Healthy Effects of Soy Consistent Over Time, University of Toronto Meta-Study Finds

Jun 28, 2019 AM EDT Researchers at the University of Toronto have found a consistent cholesterol-lowering effect for soy protein, with pooled data from dozens of clinical trials that span the last two decades.

UT Study Shows How to Produce Natural Gas While Storing Carbon Dioxide

Jun 27, 2019 PM EDT New research at The University of Texas at Austin shows that injecting air and carbon dioxide into methane ice deposits buried beneath the Gulf of Mexico could unlock vast natural gas energy resources ...

Earth's Heavy Metals Result of Supernova Explosion, University of Guelph Research Reveals

Jun 14, 2019 PM EDT In a finding that may overthrow our understanding of where Earth's heavy elements such as gold and platinum come from, new research by a University of Guelph physicist suggests that most of them were ...

Was Mona Lisa's Smile a Lie?

Jun 05, 2019 PM EDT CINCINNATI--Mona Lisa's smile has intrigued mankind since famed artist Leonardo da Vinci painted the portrait in the early 16th century. A research team that includes a University of Cincinnati (UC) ...

Schools that are Socially Connected have Similar Educational Outcomes

Jun 05, 2019 PM EDT Ivan Smirnov, a researcher from the Higher School of Economics, analyzed the data of 36,951 students from 590 schools of Saint Petersburg and found that there is a strong correlation between the ...

Ancient Feces Reveal Parasites in 8,000-year-old Village of Çatalhöyük

May 31, 2019 AM EDT New research published today in the journal Antiquity reveals that ancient feces from the prehistoric village of Çatalhöyük have provided the earliest archaeological evidence for intestinal ...

7 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Essay Writing Skills in University

May 28, 2019 PM EDT 7 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Essay Writing Skills in University

Do you Hear what I Hear?

May 27, 2019 PM EDT NEW YORK, NY (May 24, 2019)--A new study by Columbia University researchers found that infants at high risk for autism were less attuned to differences in speech patterns than low-risk infants. The ...

The Top 25 Medical Lab Tests Around the World

May 22, 2019 AM EDT A recent study can help governments understand which diagnostic laboratory tests are most important when developing universal health coverage systems.

Clinical Trial at IU School of Medicine Improves Treatment of Genetic Rickets

May 18, 2019 AM EDT A new study shows a drug developed in conjunction with investigators at Indiana University School of Medicine to alleviate symptoms of a rare musculoskeletal condition is significantly more effective ...

Low-cost Intervention Boosts Undergraduate Interest in Computer Science

May 06, 2019 PM EDT A recent study finds that an online intervention taking less than 30 minutes significantly increased interest in computer science for both male and female undergraduate students. However, when it ...

Da Vinci's Hand Impairment Caused by Nerve Damage, Not Stroke, Suggests New Study

May 04, 2019 AM EDT A fainting episode causing traumatic nerve damage affecting his right hand could be why Leonardo da Vinci's painting skills were hampered in his late career. While the impairment affected his ability ...

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