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13 Scientific Terms Even Smart People Misuse

3 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The good people of the American Museum of Natural History set the record straight.

Santa Monica Mountains lions 'fast disappearing'

Scientific American takes stock and concludes "there’s simply not enough land for each of the several males left to establish new territory and find mates."

The Telharmonium Was the Spotify of 1906

Detail from the cover of Scientific American's March 9, 1907 issue, which had a glowing article about the telharmonium. (Image: It's a tumultuous time for streaming music services. One of the year's biggest albums, Adele's...Show More Summary

UC San Diego Professors Named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Six University of California, San Diego professors have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society. They are among 347 members selected this year by colleagues in their disciplines to be honored for "scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications."

12 Powerful Scientific Facts About Women and Depression

Post by Stephanie Booth. Depression is an insidious disease. What starts as a series of sad days can somehow turn into a dense emotional fog that feels near-impossible to lift. One in 10 Americans know what it's like to be depressed -- yet 80 percent don't receive ANY treatment. Show More Summary

Joe Nocera’s contentious e-cigarette crusade

We’re very pleased to feature the following guest post by Paul Raeburn, a journalist and blogger whose writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Discover, Scientific American, and other leading outlets. He’s also the author...Show More Summary

Companies May Like Hiring One Female Executive -- But Not Two

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.  The Background While women represent 47 percent of the American workforce, they make...Show More Summary

Low Hanging Fruit: A Very Healthy Diet for The Planet Earth

Michael Mann has an editorial on Scientific American’s site putting the well known 2.0C limit in perspective for the upcoming climate talks in Paris. Mann makes a number of important points in his essay (read it here: Meeting a Global Carbon Limit Is Cheaper Than Avoiding One) but there is one point that I want…

Johns Hopkins News Tips from the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Nov. 7-11, Orlando, Fla.

Linking digital activity trackers to smartphones and periodically pinging users with personalized texts that urge them to walk more can significantly increase physical activity levels and spark healthy behavior changes, according to findings of a pilot study conducted at Johns Hopkins.

Bystander CPR on kids has increased, survival odds improve for some

ORLANDO, Florida, Nov. 10, 2015 -- Bystander CPR on kids is increasing and is improving survival from cardiac arrest outside the hospital, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2015. Researchers...Show More Summary

Achieving Life's Simple 7 reduces more than heart disease

Achieving the seven heart-health metrics of the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 also helps reduce many other chronic diseases, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2015. read more

California 6th grade science books: Climate change a matter of opinion not scientific fact

If American teens are unsure about climate change or its cause, some school textbooks aren't helping, says teaching expert Diego Román, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, co-author of a new study on the subject. read more

Eating More Homemade Meals Could Lower Your Risk For Diabetes

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Start brown-bagging it more often and you'll be better serving your wallet and your health. New research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific 2015 revealed that people who ate about two homemade lunches or dinners...Show More Summary

New study: Leading cause of blindness could be prevented or delayed

Clarksburg MD - In a major scientific breakthrough, a drug used to treat Parkinson's and related diseases may be able to delay or prevent macular degeneration, the most common form of blindness among older Americans. The findings, published...Show More Summary

Bryan Martin Installed as ACAAI President, Stephen Tilles Elected President-Elect

Bryan Martin, DO, Columbus, Ohio, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in San Antonio on Nov. 9. Stephen A. Tilles, MD, Seattle WA, was elected ACAAI president-elect.

Just 1 energy drink may boost heart disease risk in young adults

Drinking one 16-ounce energy drink boosts blood pressure and stress hormone responses in young, healthy adults, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2015. These changes could conceivably trigger new cardiovascular events. read more

Kids learn about healthy lifestyle in school-based garden program

Children learned to grow vegetables and the value of a healthy lifestyle in a school-based program tailored for their low-income, desert community, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2015. read more

Penn Researchers Present Findings on Cardiac Risks for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), which afflicts more than 26 million Americans, is a condition in which individuals experience a slow loss of kidney function over time. At the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2015, researchers...Show More Summary

Poor Air Quality Increases Heart Patients' Risk of Suffering Most Serious Type of Heart Attack, New Study Finds

People with heart disease face an increased risk of a serious heart attack during poor air quality days, according to a major new study presented today (Sunday, Nov. 8) at the American Heart Association Scientific Session in Orlando...

Taking public transportation instead of driving linked with better health

ORLANDO, Florida, Nov, 8, 2015 -- Riding the bus or train to work is associated with a lower risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, and being overweight, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's ScientificShow More Summary

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