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 [...]
Pollution Makes Storms Last Longer, Days Colder And Nights Warmer

Pollution Makes Storms Last Longer, Days Colder And Nights Warmer

The Daily Journalist.   A new study shows why pollution results in larger, deeper and longer lasting storm clouds, leading to colder days and warmer nights A new study reveals how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, [...]
Cranberry Disrupts Harmful Bacteria's

Cranberry Disrupts Harmful Bacteria’s

The Daily Journalist. Scientists from McGill University and INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier in Canada recently released a novel investigation showing that cranberry extract successfully interrupted the communication between bacteria associated [...]
Make America Greater: Our Mars Mission

Make America Greater: Our Mars Mission

  By Chad Pillai.   In 1962, a young ambitious President inspired our Nation to do the impossible: “Put a man on the moon and return him safely to earth.” Our Nation accepted the challenge and achieved the impossible.  Along [...]
Older Adults Gain Weight When Spouse Is Stressed Out

Older Adults Gain Weight When Spouse Is Stressed Out

The Daily Journalist. Stress isn’t good for your waist line. For older married couples, the added pounds may be caused by a spouse’s long-term stress levels. A new University of Michigan study looked at how the negative quality [...]
Space Brain: Mars-Bound Astronauts Face Chronic Dementia Risk From Cosmic Ray Exposure

Space Brain: Mars-Bound Astronauts Face Chronic Dementia Risk From Cosmic Ray Exposure

Will astronauts traveling to Mars remember much of it? That’s the question concerning University of California, Irvine scientists probing a phenomenon called “space brain.” UCI’s Charles Limoli and colleagues found that exposure to [...]
How Venus, Earth and Jupiter Influence The Sun's Activity

How Venus, Earth and Jupiter Influence The Sun’s Activity

The Daily Journalist. The Sun’s activity is determined by the Sun’s magnetic field. Two combined effects are responsible for the latter: The omega and the alpha effect. Exactly where and how the alpha effect originates is currently [...]
What's At The Center Of The Earth? It's Not What They Thought

What’s At The Center Of The Earth? It’s Not What They Thought

The Daily Journalist. ‘We are measuring things that were not measured before,’ says geophysicist Prof. James Badro of the Paris Institute of Earth Physics, France. Prof. Badro has been working with colleagues on the DECORE project, [...]