Tiny implantable device short-circuits hunger pangs, aids weight loss

Medicine
MADISON, Wis. — More than 700 million adults and children worldwide are obese, according to a 2017 study that called ...

A damming trend

EcologyMore Science
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Hundreds of dams are being proposed for Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. The negative social ...

Fitness instructors’ comments shape women’s body satisfaction

AntropologyMore Science
EVANSTON, Ill. — Exercise has been called a double-edged sword for women when it comes to body image as some ...

An energy-efficient way to stay warm: Sew high-tech heating patches ...

Engineering
  What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your ...

Fighting obesity — could it be as plain as dirt?

Medicine
It costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic, but ...

Internet therapy apps reduce depression symptoms, IU study finds

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In a sweeping new study, Indiana University psychologists have found that a series of self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce ...

Why Oregon’s state nut may be the key to disease ...

Medicine
Dec 10, 2018 – Aurora, Ore. – Hazelnuts are poised to be the “it” nut for 2019, and new research ...

Are you stressed? Your eyes may provide a window into ...

Medicine
With nearly breakneck speed, the demands of work productivity in today’s society seem to have increased tenfold. Enter multitasking as ...

The fauna in the Antarctica is threatened by pathogens humans ...

Ecology
The new study, which detected bacteria from humans in the genus Salmonella and Campylobacter in Antarctic and Subantarctic marine birds, ...

USGS identifies largest continuous oil and gas resource potential ever

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced the Wolfcamp Shale and overlying Bone Spring Formation in the ...