Colors evoke similar feelings around the world

People all over the world associate colors with emotions. In fact, people from different parts of the world often associate the same colors with the same emotions. This was the result of... Read more »

How coronavirus took hold in North America and in Europe

A new study combines evolutionary genomics from coronavirus samples with computer-simulated epidemics and detailed travel records to reconstruct the spread of coronavirus across the world in unprecedented detail. Published in the journal... Read more »

How loss of single gene fuels deadly childhood brain cancer

Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors (ATRT) are a rare, fast-growing form of brain cancer that usually strikes children three years and younger, though they can occur in older children and adults. There are... Read more »

Nonharmful stress protects against disease in offspring

Research led by Jeff Gidday, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, and Physiology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, reports what is believed to be the first study in a... Read more »

What Not To Say When Talking About Suicide

Words carry weight. If we want to make strides in reducing mental health stigma, a good place to start is examining our vocabulary ― even if what we say comes out of... Read more »

Loss of a pet can potentially trigger mental health issues in children

The death of a family pet can trigger a sense of grief in children that is profound and prolonged, and can potentially lead to subsequent mental health issues, according to a new... Read more »

Emotion vocabulary reflects state of well-being

Vocabulary that one uses to describe their emotions is an indicator of mental and physical health and overall well-being, according to an analysis led by a scientist at the University of Pittsburgh... Read more »

Infrared thermometers might be ‘hygiene theatre,’ but they won’t harm your brain

TORONTO — The infrared thermometers increasingly being used as COVID-19 screening measures at Canadian entry points and businesses are not able to catch every case of the novel coronavirus, but there is... Read more »

DNA-based nanotechnology stimulates potent antitumor immune responses

Researchers designed DLnano-vaccines displaying 60 copies of protein parts derived from the melanoma-specific antigens Trp2 and Gp100 and tested these in mouse models of melanoma, observing prolonged survival that depended on CD8... Read more »

Addicted to the sun? Research shows it’s in your genes

Sun-seeking behaviour is linked to genes involved in addiction, behavioural and personality traits and brain function, according to a study of more than 260,000 people led by King’s College London researchers. This... Read more »
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