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, [...]
Sleep Paralysis: Fully Awake And Unable To Move

Sleep Paralysis: Fully Awake And Unable To Move

The Daily Journalist.   Your eyes begin to open after a good night of sleep, but something feels weird. You try to rub the tiredness out of your face but can’t lift your arms. In a panic you try to take a deep breath but can’t draw [...]
El Niño and global warming combine to cause extreme drought in the amazon rain forest

El Niño and global warming combine to cause extreme drought in the amazon rain forest

Alton Parrish. A study led by researchers at the Global Change Unit at the Universitat de València (UV) shows the impact the current 2015/2016 El Niño is having in Amazonia. Areas of extreme drought and changes to their typical distribution [...]
Auroras Seen Moving To Rhythm Of Earths Magnetic Field

Auroras Seen Moving To Rhythm Of Earths Magnetic Field

  The Daily Journalist.   The majestic auroras have captivated humans for thousands of years, but their nature – the fact that the lights are electromagnetic and respond to solar activity – was only realized in the last 150 years. [...]
American alligators and South African crocodiles contaminated with chemicals

American alligators and South African crocodiles contaminated with chemicals

Alton Parrish.   American alligators and South African crocodiles populate waterways a third of the globe apart, and yet both have detectable levels of long-lived industrial and household compounds for nonstick coatings in their blood, [...]
Psychosis associated with low levels of physical activity

Psychosis associated with low levels of physical activity

The Daily Journalist.   A large international study of more than 200,000 people in nearly 50 countries has revealed that people with psychosis engage in low levels of physical activity, and men with psychosis are over two times more likely [...]
Fish oil pills reverse the effects of a fatty diet says new study

Fish oil pills reverse the effects of a fatty diet says new study

  The Daily Journalist.   Scientists have found that fish oil supplements can reverse the effects of a high fat diet according to a study published in the Journal of Physiology. The research from the University of São Paulo shows [...]
New Insight into Magnetic Field of Our Sun and its Kin

New Insight into Magnetic Field of Our Sun and its Kin

  By Alton Parrish.   Astronomers have used data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to make a discovery that may have profound implications for understanding how the magnetic field in the Sun and stars like it are generated. Researchers [...]
Historic Supernova Booted from the Pages of History, Too Faint To Be Seen by Naked Eye by Chinese in 386 CE

Historic Supernova Booted from the Pages of History, Too Faint To Be Seen by Naked Eye by Chinese in 386 CE

By Alton Parrish.   A new look at the debris from an exploded star in our galaxy has astronomers re-examining when the supernova actually happened. Recent observations of the supernova remnant called G11.2-0.3 with NASA’s Chandra [...]
Oceans of Liquid Metallic Hydrogen Create Jupiter's Powerful Magnetic Field

Oceans of Liquid Metallic Hydrogen Create Jupiter’s Powerful Magnetic Field

  By Alton Parrish.   In less than a week, the spacecraft Juno will arrive at Jupiter, the culmination of a five-year, billion-dollar journey. It’s mission: to peer deep inside the gas giant and unravel its origin and evolution. [...]
NASA's WISE, Fermi Missions Reveal A Surprising Blazar Connection

NASA’s WISE, Fermi Missions Reveal A Surprising Blazar Connection

  By Alton Parrish.   Astronomers studying distant galaxies powered by monster black holes have uncovered an unexpected link between two very different wavelengths of the light they emit, the mid-infrared and gamma rays. The discovery, [...]
The Great Red Spot on Jupiter Is Mysteriously Hot

The Great Red Spot on Jupiter Is Mysteriously Hot

  By Alton Parrish.   New NASA-funded research suggests that Jupiter’s Great Red Spot may be the mysterious heat source behind Jupiter’s surprisingly high upper atmospheric temperatures. Here on Earth, sunlight heats the atmosphere [...]