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When it comes to the different types of milk containers, you might think that the only reasons to choose one over the other would be factors like convenience. Recent research, however, suggests that container material type can actually affect milk's flavor.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: North Carolina State University, Taste, Shipping Container, Food
New research looking at health records from nearly half a million people has identified 22 different associations between viral infections and neurodegenerative diseases. Influenza, encephalitis and other viral infections all were linked to increased rates of brain diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and MS.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Virus, Infections, Dementia, Brain, Alzheimer
The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a study by the University of Cambridge that found energy savings from home insulation "vanish" after four years. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now. Read more
When most people think of a grain crop, they picture a field full of one type of plant. A new study, however, indicates that crops made up of mixed grains are both more resilient and higher-yielding than their conventional counterparts.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Agriculture, Cornell University, Crops, Plants, Climate Crisis
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have trekked to several remote Tibetan Buddhist temples to study the gut microbiomes of meditating monks. The findings suggest the long-term practice of deep meditation could positively impact gut bacteria composition.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Meditation, Gut Bacteria, Microbiome, Brain
Unlike normal skin, scar tissue doesn't contain any hair follicles. New research now indicates that when such follicles are transplanted into scar tissue, that tissue changes to become much more like uninjured skin.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Imperial College, Skin, Healing, Hair
Researchers at UCLA have developed a small sponge that can be implanted next to a tumor to help the body fight it. In tests in mice, the devices induced remission, prevented growth and spread of cancers, and increased survival times.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Melanoma, Mouse, Implant, The Immune System, Cells, UCLA
Using machine learning to track symptom clusters in around 35,000 COVID patients, researchers have identified four distinct types of long COVID. The findings suggest long COVID is a diverse disease with a wide variety of clinical manifestations.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Coronavirus (COVID-19), Virus, Disease
Most people are well acquainted with the idea of farm-to-table dining. But what about highway-to-table cuisine? A new study out of the University of Vienna (UV) shows that lettuce readily takes up particles produced from rubber car tires as they roll along our roadways. The research is part of a growing body of evidence that everyday materials such as plastic bottles and medications are flowing b
In the most comprehensive autopsy tissue study conducted to date, researchers have found traces of the SARS-CoV-2 virus throughout the entire body, from the brain and the heart to the eyes. The findings indicate the virus can cause persistent infections in many parts of the body, months past an initial illness, and support the argument for further research into antiviral drugs as possible treatme


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