6 surprising ways mindfulness meditation can improve your brain
December 6, 2019, 12:11 p.m. by Starre Vartan
The benefits of this simple and free practice keep piling up.
Why copper is so good at killing super bugs (and regular bacteria, too)
December 4, 2019, 9:27 a.m. by Starre Vartan
It's so effective, many experts think we should coat hospital beds, railings and other public furniture with an alloy of the metal.
No matter your age, it's the quality of friendships that matters, not quantity
November 29, 2019, 12:45 p.m. by Starre Vartan
New research backs up this age-old adage.
The benefits of quitting smoking and 5 natural ways to kick the habit
November 21, 2019, 10:43 a.m. by Starre Vartan
It's tough, but not impossible, to quit smoking. Here's how to put your cigarette-puffing habit behind you.
Skipping sleep is bad for your brain, your DNA and your social life
November 21, 2019, 10:30 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Studies reveal the cost of sleep deprivation, and it's not pretty.
Wind and solar plants rise in the shadow of Fukushima's nuclear meltdown in Japan
November 14, 2019, 8:27 a.m. by Starre Vartan
A $2.5 billion investment in a renewable energy hub will bring about 2/3 of the power that the nuclear plant once did.
Loop could be the major packaging shift we've been waiting for
November 6, 2019, 2:24 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Initiative puts the 'Reuse' back in Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
Marriage isn't the ticket to better health after all
November 4, 2019, 3:23 p.m. by Starre Vartan
And some studies show that it actually has a negative health effect.
How important is breakfast to weight loss?
Squirrels rely on birds to let them know when it's safe to go out
8 creative techniques to keep coral reefs alive
Why a beluga's squishy head is so special
Scientists discover 'monster' black hole that 'should not even exist'
These birds prove you don't need a big brain for a complex social life