Human Sciences

How your neighborhood may impact your health

Antropology
 How physically active are you? It might depend, in part, on what type of neighborhood you live in, says Adriana ...

Research uncovers potential health risks of travel to Mars

Medicine
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 8, 2017 – Sending a manned mission to Mars requires more than a powerful launch rocket. ...

Lifestyle choices condition colon and rectal cancer risk more than ...

Medicine
Spanish researchers of the Colorectal Cancer research group of Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), led by Dr. Víctor Moreno, and ...

Ten million lives saved by 1962 breakthrough, study says

Medicine
Nearly 200 million cases of polio, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, adenovirus, rabies and hepatitis A — and approximately 450,000 deaths ...

New plastic surgery statistics reveal focus on face and fat

Medicine
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reveals that Americans want to ...

‘I feel for you’ — some really do

Antropology
When a student in a University of Delaware study watched a video of someone else’s hand being touched, she felt ...

Maya collapse came by with multiple waves of social ...

Archaeology
Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology ...

The discovery of a vital molecule that regulates breathing could ...

Medicine
Connexin26 (Cx26) is a key molecule that reacts to CO2 in our bodies and activates breathing, reports Professor Nicholas Dale ...

Learning a visual-spatial language improves peripheral vision among hearing adults

Medicine
Learning a visual-spatial language such as British Sign Language improves peripheral vision among hearing adults, a new study shows. “We were ...

Early predictors of anxiety and depression may be evident in ...

Medicine
Early predictors of anxiety and depression may be evident in the brain even at birth, new research suggests. Analyzing brain ...