When nearly one million common murres died at sea and washed ashore from California to Alaska in 2015 and 2016, it was unprecedented -- both for murres, and across all bird species worldwide. Scientists blame an unexpected squeeze on the ecosystem's food supply, brought on by a severe and long-lasting marine heat wave known as 'the blob.'
Many societies celebrate the changing of the seasons and harvest time. One of the most elaborate festivals in India is the Lohri, better known as the Pongal. This is a four-day Hindu festival that has ... Read more
AstraZeneca stops trial of omega-3 carboxylic acids (Epanova) for mixed dyslipidemia; Acasti Pharma trial of omega-3 phospholipid (CaPre) fails to meet end point in severe hypertriglyceridemia. Medsca ... Read more
Resting, as opposed to sleeping, helps with physical recovery and relaxation, but much of the benefit of real sleep is mental. If I can't sleep, how much, if any, sleep-related benefit is gained by ly ... Read more
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 — Dr. Jack Dongarra, who holds an appointment at the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the University of Manchester, has been named ... Read more
There is a 'robust' link between living in a disadvantaged neighborhood and developing brain atrophy over time, a finding that carries potential implications for cognitive function as individuals age. ... Read more
Last year was the second-warmest year ever recorded and the past decade the hottest on record, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Wednesday.Global surface ... Read more
Although diet can influence mental health and cognition, "many common beliefs about the health effects of certain foods are not supported by solid evidence," researchers say. Medscape Medica ... Read more