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How Grape Skins Make Roads Safer

What if the answer to winter road maintenance lied in simple and common fruits?  Researchers are turning towards a more sustainable choice for deicers (road...

BPA Levels Higher than We Thought

Regulatory agencies have underestimated the amount of toxic BPA (bisphenol A) found in humans—levels are actually 44 times higher than previously known.  You may...

Toxins Your Smartphones are Shedding

A study released in Proceedings of...

Not Just the Bees: Light Pollution & What You Can Do

The effects of climate change and its impact on bees is widely discussed, but there is a culprit which is impacting...

Wash Delicates by Hand

We all have those dreaded clothes which require washing on the delicate cycle, but you might consider washing these items by hand to help...

Have You Heard of Thirdhand Smoke?

You’ve heard of second-hand smoke, but have you heard of third-hand smoke?                 Thirdhand smoke is the smoke and chemicals that stick to indoor surfaces...

Your Nutrition & Climate Change

Our climate is changing, and many of us are aware of its results on our weather and water levels--but now we know...

Why You Need a Breath of Fresh Air

You know that feeling you get when you feel like the room is closing in on you, and there’s just way too many people...

Heat Stroke Deaths expected to rise 2.5x by 2050

You’re outside in the sun, having a great time.  You remembered your sunscreen and your water, and you’re getting your exercise in.  Gradually, you...

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Best A.M. Coffee Routine

Turning to coffee on an empty stomach after a poor night’s sleep could cause more trouble than help, according to researchers...

For Your Body, There are Only 2 Seasons

Spring, summer, fall, winter:  four seasons to every year.  According to a fascinating new study, our bodies and its unique population...

Mind Over Glucose? Perception Alters Sugar

Is the power of the mind enough to change how our bodies react to what we eat?  Last month, researchers uncovered...

Video Gamers Develop Better Memory, Later

Video gamers are rejoicing everywhere after learning that playing video games early in life leads to better memory when older.