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Genetic Links to Size of Brain Structures Discovered

Jan 26, 2015 AM EST An international team of researchers have discovered five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain.

Climate Change: Warming Seas May Decrease Sea Turtle Basking

Jan 25, 2015 PM EST Green sea turtles may stop Hauling out on beaches around the world within a century due to rising sea temperatures, a new study suggests.

Alcohol Ads on TV Tied to Drinking Behavior in Young People

Jan 24, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that alcohol advertising on television is associated with the onset of drinking, binge drinking and hazardous drinking among underage youth.

Lucid Dreamers May Be More Self-Reflecting When Awake

Jan 24, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that the brain area which enables self-reflection is larger in lucid dreamers. Lucid dreams and metacognition: Awareness of thinking -- awareness of dreaming

Beetroot Juice May Improve Exercise Function of COPD Patients

Jan 23, 2015 PM EST Acute beetroot juice ingestion improves the exercise capacity of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), according to a recent study from Wake Forest University.

Drinking Moderate Amounts of Alcohol Linked to Reduced Heart Failure Risk

Jan 23, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol could reduce the risk of heart failure.

AT&T Launches Ed-Tech Accelerator Focused on Social Impact

Jan 23, 2015 AM EST AT&T launched an accelerator program for ed-tech startups as part of its $350 million commitment to education.

Healthier Habits May Be Easier to Adopt As A Couple

Jan 23, 2015 AM EST New research suggests that people are more successful in taking up healthy habits if their partner makes positive changes too.

Infants Can Learn to Communicate From Videos

Jan 23, 2015 AM EST New research suggests that children under two years old can learn certain communication skills from a video, such as how to use signs in sign language, and perform similarly in tests when compared to ...

Facebook Not to Blame For Negative Impact on Grades

Jan 22, 2015 PM EST There is a strong association between social media use and academics: the more time college students, particularly freshmen, spend on social media sites such as Facebook, the more their grades suffer.

Strong Link Between Menopausal Symptoms, Bone Health

Jan 22, 2015 PM EST There is a strong association between menopausal symptoms and bone health, according to a recent study.

Twitter is a Pot-Friendly Place

Jan 22, 2015 PM EST Tweets supporting the legalization of marijuana are reaching hundreds of thousands of teens and young adults daily, according to a recent study.

FSW Partners With Suncoast Credit Union to Build New Arena

Jan 22, 2015 PM EST Florida Southwestern State College (FSW) is partnering with Suncoast Credit Union to build the Suncoast Credit Union Arena.

Coffee May Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

Jan 22, 2015 AM EST Drinking coffee reduces the risk of malignant melanoma, according to a recent study.

LSD Could Decrease Suicidal Thinking, Attempts

Jan 21, 2015 PM EST Classic psychedelics, such as LSD, mushrooms and mescaline might be protective with regard to suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

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