What does a newly discovered brain network in monkeys mean for us?
Researchers discovered a brain network which processes social interactions in monkeys which explain our abilities to understand other people’s thoughts.
How traffic pollution affects children
Exposure to high levels of traffic pollution affects children at the DNA level.
Physical activity slows down ageing
Biological ageing can be slowed down by intense physical activity, according to new study.
Religious people likely to oppose genetic technologies
Religious people are more likely to oppose reproductive genetic technologies.
How yogurt affects your bone heath?
Increased yogurt consumption is associated with higher hip bone density and a reduced risk of osteoporosis in older adults.
Indoor gardening fuels interest in science
Growing fruits and vegetables hydroponically reduced anxiety and fostered interest in learning science, according to study.
Tai chi beats insomnia in breast cancer survivors
Tai Chi is as effective as talk therapy in treating breast cancer related insomnia.
No need for intense workouts to boost your mood
Want to feel more positive? Simply walking is enough to improve mood and general sense of wellbeing in normally inactive...
Why mindfulness helps some of us more than others
Mindfulness meditation has a more significant effect on women than men.
Cinnamon lowers high fat diet damage
Cinnamon may reduce the risk of cardiovascular damage associated with a high fat diet.
How yoga impacts depression
The benefits of hatha yoga on depression are more significant over time.
Pollen causes poor exam results
Pollen may impair students’ exam performance due to pollen allergies.
Why cellulose is the answer to our future textile demands?
Cellulose is produced from pine and fir and can be an environment-friendly textile fibre in the future.
Mindfulness for mind-wandering
10 minutes of mindfulness meditation prevents the mind from wandering.
How beetroot juice makes ageing brain perform better
Consuming beetroot juice before exercise makes the brain of older adults perform as efficiently as those of their younger counterparts.
Testosterone makes men feel less wrong
Men given doses of testosterone performed poorly on a cognitive reflection test than a group given a placebo.
“Pink noise” helps older adults sleep better
Want to improve your sleep as well as your memory? Accompany your ZZZs to the soothing sounds of pink.
How walking helps keep your brain healthy
Have some hump-day brain haze? Take a walk — it's been shown to increase the supply of blood to the...
Stressing about university life? Try mindfulness
Do you know someone who's just started tertiary study? Mindfulness training can help students successfully transition into college or university...
Sugary beverages linked to brain ageing, stroke and dementia
Sugary beverages are associated with accelerated brain ageing, stroke and dementia.