Get Rid Of Depressions By Changing How You Think

Get Rid Of Depressions By Changing How You Think

A thought is a thought. It does not reflect reality. New research shows that learning how to ruminate less on thoughts and feelings has a positive effect for individuals with depression. Depressed individuals “don’t need to worry and [...]
US 14th Happiest Country In The World

US 14th Happiest Country In The World

The United States is the 14th happiest country in the world and Canada is the seventh happiest country in the world, according to the 2017 World Happiness Report edited by CIFAR Co-Director John F. Helliwell. Although the top ten countries [...]
Why Do Meteors Make Spooky Sounds?

Why Do Meteors Make Spooky Sounds?

When a meteor is about to conk your neighborhood and gives fair warning by emitting sizzling, rustling and hissing sounds as it descends, you might think that the universe is being sporting. Sandia National Laboratories researcher Richard [...]
El Niño One Of The Most Powerful Weather Events Of the Last 145 Years

El Niño One Of The Most Powerful Weather Events Of the Last 145 Years

Last winter’s El Niño may have felt weak to residents of Southern California, but it was one of the most powerful weather events of the last 145 years, scientists say. If severe El Niño events become more common in the future, as some [...]
Sex, Drugs, And Rock And Roll Chemistry In The Brain

Sex, Drugs, And Rock And Roll Chemistry In The Brain

The Daily Journalist.   The same brain-chemical system that mediates feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs, and food is also critical to experiencing musical pleasure, according to a study by McGill University researchers published [...]
Delaying Pot Smoking To Age 17 Is Better For Teen's Brains, New Study Suggest

Delaying Pot Smoking To Age 17 Is Better For Teen’s Brains, New Study Suggest

The more teenagers delay smoking marijuana until they’re older, the better it is for their brains, but there may be little ill effect if they start after age 17, says a new Université de Montréal study. Adolescents who smoke pot [...]
Children's Menus Present Issues Despite Industry Pledges

Children’s Menus Present Issues Despite Industry Pledges

U.S. chain restaurants participating in a National Restaurant Association initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children’s menus have made no significant changes compared with restaurants not participating in the program, [...]
Too Much Sitting, Too Little Exercise May Accelerate Biological Aging

Too Much Sitting, Too Little Exercise May Accelerate Biological Aging

The Daily Journalist.   Older women with low physical activity and 10 hours of daily sit time had even “older” cells. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that elderly women who sit for more [...]
Northeast US Temperatures Are Decades Ahead Of Global Average

Northeast US Temperatures Are Decades Ahead Of Global Average

Results of a new study by researchers at the Northeast Climate Science Center (NECSC) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggest that temperatures across the northeastern United States will increase much faster than the global average, [...]
Why High-Dose Vitamin C Kills Cancer Cells

Why High-Dose Vitamin C Kills Cancer Cells

The Daily Journalist. Vitamin C has a patchy history as a cancer therapy, but researchers at the University of Iowa believe that is because it has often been used in a way that guarantees failure. Most vitamin C therapies involve taking the [...]
Monster Lurking In The Neighborhood

Monster Lurking In The Neighborhood

Monster black holes sometimes lurk behind gas and dust, hiding from the gaze of most telescopes. But they give themselves away when material they feed on emits high-energy X-rays that NASA’s NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) [...]
How Safe Is Seafood

How Safe Is Seafood

Seafood is the main component of European Christmas menus. But with rising concern about chemical pollution in the marine environment, is seafood safe to eat? Consumption of seafood is regarded as healthy since it contains high quality proteins, [...]
Why People Get The Chills When They Are Not Cold

Why People Get The Chills When They Are Not Cold

When you find yourself in an eerie place or the beat drops just right during a favorite song, the chills start multiplying. You know the feeling. It is a shiver that seems to come from within and makes your hairs stand on end. William Griffith, [...]
Why We Walk On Our Heels Instead Of Our Toes

Why We Walk On Our Heels Instead Of Our Toes

James Webber took up barefoot running 12 years ago. He needed to find a new passion after deciding his planned career in computer-aided drafting wasn’t a good fit. Eventually, his shoeless feet led him to the University of Arizona, where [...]
Days Of Record-Breaking Heat Ahead

Days Of Record-Breaking Heat Ahead

If society continues to pump greenhouse gases into the atmosphere at the current rate, Americans later this century will have to endure, on average, about 15 daily maximum temperature records for every time that the mercury notches a record [...]
"Baby Boomers" On Dope: Recreational Marijuana Use Is On The Rise Among Adults Over 50

“Baby Boomers” On Dope: Recreational Marijuana Use Is On The Rise Among Adults Over 50

The recent legalization of recreational marijuana (cannabis) use in California, Colorado, and Washington reflect the sweeping changes in the attitudes and perceptions towards marijuana use in the United States. Eight states have voted in [...]
Is E=MC Squared Wrong?

Is E=MC Squared Wrong?

The Daily Journalist.   Scientists behind a theory that the speed of light i,e – and not constant as Einstein suggested – have made a prediction that could be tested. Einstein observed that the speed of light remains the [...]
Fictional Books Use Only Six Emotional Story Lines

Fictional Books Use Only Six Emotional Story Lines

How scientists are using big data analysis to deconstruct the art of storytelling Our most beloved works of fiction hide well-trodden narratives. And most fictions is based on far fewer storylines than you might have imagined. To come to [...]
How Cannabis Affects Memory

How Cannabis Affects Memory

The Daily Journalist. It has been known for some time that the extracts of the Cannabis plant, just like synthetic cannabinoids and those produced by the brain itself, join up with type 1 (CB1) cannabinoid receptors located in the nerve [...]
Male Sleep Habits May Increase Cancer Risk

Male Sleep Habits May Increase Cancer Risk

Men who have worked night shifts for more than 20 years, or who work night shifts without daytime napping, or sleep for more than ten hours per night on average may have an increased risk of cancer, according to a study published in Annals [...]