E-Cigarettes Linked to Quitting Smoking

A new study published by The BMJ has found that the growth of e-cigarettes in England has been linked with a higher rate of...

5 Motivational Stories: Optimism, SALTO robot and Paris Car Ban

Winter may bring cold, Trump may bring uncertainty and PewDiePie’s plans to quit YouTube if he gets 50m subscribers may bring you to tears...

Heart Problems: Racism Increases Risk of Death from Heart Disease

 A study published in Psychological Science by psychological scientist Jordan Leitner et al, from University of California, Berkeley, suggests that people who live in...

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Blood Circulation

By Dr Niamh O’Kennedy*, honorary research scientist at the University of Aberdeen With winter finally here, what many don’t know is that the cold impacts how...

The warmest decade since records began?

Leading scientists have confirmed that we are in the middle of the warmest decade since records began in 1850, and the evidence suggests its...

Reducing Risk of Skin Cancer: Sunscreen Goes a Long Way

Prevention is better than cure and preventive steps are much easier than treatment. This statement is as apt for skin cancer as for any...

National Coffee Day: 7 Benefits of Drinking Coffee

National Coffee Day is 29 September each year, which is another excuse for coffee lovers to indulge in their favorite beverage. For expert coffee tasters,...

Shyft Launches On-Site Mindfulness Meditation for Workers

Shyft, a science company in California has launched 30 minute guided on-site meditation classes that aids mindfulness, reducing stress in the corporate workplace as...

Are Caesarian Births Changing Human Evolution?

New research being conducted at the University of Vienna has shown that regular use of Caesarian sections is affecting human evolution by narrowing the...

Artificial Sweeteners Make You Eat More

Are you consuming artificial sweeteners in order to keep your glucose levels in check? They will certainly do the job, but one thing that...