Family farms pay less money, more pride

0
After long hours harvesting forage, managing livestock, and milking cows, family members who work on the family dairy farm make $22,000 less annually than...

Purple potatoes slow colon cancer in mice

0
Compounds found in purple potatoes suppressed the growth of colon cancer tumors in petri dishes and in mice by targeting the cancer’s stem cells. Attacking...

UNHCR viewpoint: ‘Refugee’ or ‘migrant’ – Which is right?

0
GENEVA, Aug 27 (UNHCR) – With almost 60 million people forcibly displaced globally and boat crossings of the Mediterranean in the headlines almost daily,...

Why physicists are so excited about ‘neutrino effect’

0
In reality, science is often about finding that some detail of the universe works the way we had already predicted, and for scientists that’s...

To save oysters in the future, dig up their past

0
Marine restoration scientists are using a new but very old tool to boost the survival of oysters and help restore their reef homes: paleontological...

Will nations cooperate on climate if we punish a few?

0
The best way to encourage global cooperation on climate change may be to selectively punish a few nations. Researchers who study game theory say this...

Bright screens keep kids awake on school nights

0
Light from tablets or phones in the hour before bed can significantly disrupt sleep time for kids, particularly those between the ages of 9...

Augmented reality guides surgeons on the battlefield

0
Researchers are developing an “augmented reality telementoring” system that could provide effective support to surgeons on the battlefield from specialists thousands of miles away. Telementoring...

Exercise may not boost brains of frail elderly

0
Studies often show older adults find cognitive benefit from exercise, but a new study finds frail older adults gain no such benefit from moderate...

How smartphones can worsen blue feelings

0
People who swap electronic interaction for the real-life human kind find little if any satisfaction, a new study finds. The findings suggest that depressed people...