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Does Vitamin D Help With Seasonal Affective Disorder? | HuffPost Life – HuffPost

Does Vitamin D Help With Seasonal Affective Disorder? | HuffPost Life – HuffPost

The gloomy days of winter don’t just yield to frigid temperatures. For some, it’s also the time of year where seasonal affective disorder ― or even just bouts of the winter blues ― can disrupt their daily lives, leaving them searching for a fix. One popular method for treating SAD is vitamin D, which most […]

Physicists Lay Out Plans for a New Supercollider – Scientific American

Physicists Lay Out Plans for a New Supercollider – Scientific American

CERN has unveiled its bold dream to build a new accelerator nearly four times as long as its 27-kilometer Large Hadron Collider—currently the world’s largest—and up to six times more powerful. The European particle physics laboratory, outside Geneva, Switzerland, outlined the plan in a technical report on 15 January. The document offers several preliminary designs […]

What is the right age to lose your virginity? – BBC News

What is the right age to lose your virginity? – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Having sex too soon is the biggest regret of young people losing their virginity, a survey of British sexual behaviour suggests. More than a third of women and a quarter of men in their teens and early 20s admitted it had not been “the right time” when they first had sex. […]

Cotton seeds China carried to the moon have sprouted – Quartz

Cotton seeds China carried to the moon have sprouted – Quartz

Humans have been able to grow plants in the space—including zinnias, sunflowers and leafy greens on the International Space Station—but never on the Moon. Now China’s trying to see if it can keep plants alive there, as part of its research efforts toward one day having a lunar base. Cotton seeds that traveled to the Moon […]

Healthy eating: What is a correct food portion? – BBC News

Healthy eating: What is a correct food portion? – BBC News

Nutrition scientists have devised a new way of measuring out food portions – using your hands, thumbs and fists rather than a set of scales. The new guide from the British Nutrition Foundation has been created after studying portion sizes around the world and what is available in UK supermarkets. It is thought that better […]

Earth's Magnetic Pole Is Wandering, Lurching Toward Siberia – Live Science

Earth's Magnetic Pole Is Wandering, Lurching Toward Siberia – Live Science

Earth’s north magnetic pole is on the move, unpredictably lurching away from the Canadian Arctic and toward Siberia. It’s wandered so much, that the current representation of the entire globe’s magnetic field, just updated in 2015, is now out of date. And so, geologists have come up with a new model. This updated […]

Health time bomb on remote British island where 75 per cent of population are overweight – The Telegraph

Health time bomb on remote British island where 75 per cent of population are overweight – The Telegraph

The remote British island of St Helena is facing a health time bomb with seven in 10 adults now overweight or obese while half of its young people still smoke regularly. The volcanic outpost in the South Atlantic, has a population of just 4,534 yet many people suffer from chronic diseases such as diabetes and […]

NASA's deep-space nuclear-power crisis may soon end, thanks to a clever new robot in Tennessee – Business Insider

NASA's deep-space nuclear-power crisis may soon end, thanks to a clever new robot in Tennessee – Business Insider

The US government says a new robot is poised to help it create a reliable, long-term supply chain of plutonium-238 (Pu-238): a radioactive material NASA requires to explore deep space. NASA uses Pu-238 to power its most epic space missions— among them New Horizons (now beyond Pluto), the Voyagers (now in interstellar space), and Cassini […]

New study: Chocolate tames cough better than meds – WND.com

New study: Chocolate tames cough better than meds – WND.com

The chief of respiratory studies at a university in Britain says the next time you have a cough, grab a chocolate bar instead of that medicine. It’ll work better, or at least just as good. It was the New York Post that reported on the comments from Alyn Morice, of the University of Hull in […]

Lab strips titles of genetic pioneer over race remarks – Newsday

Lab strips titles of genetic pioneer over race remarks – Newsday

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Friday revoked several honorary titles from its former director and Nobel Prize-winning pioneer in DNA research, after he repeated his belief that blacks are genetically inferior to whites in intelligence. James Watson, 90, had first publicly made those remarks in a 2007 magazine interview and repeated them on PBS’ “American Masters: Decoding […]

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