Many of the sunscreen recipes on social media make unsubstantiated claims about their sun protection factor, a new study reports.
By Vicky Stein
A Pentagon-funded study has found that a specific form of computer-based brain training can improve cognitive performance in vets who suffered persistent mental deficits after a mild traumatic brain injury.
By Sharon Begley, STAT
It's been 25 years since South Africa dismantled apartheid, and while political progress has occurred, the young democracy continues to face hurdles. In recent years, extreme drought pushed the country to the brink of disaster, and although rainfall finally mitigated…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Looted artifacts are believed to be a significant source of income for the Islamic State, but it is difficult to apply a dollar value to historic sites. Now, a paper in the International Journal of Cultural Property offers the first…
By Fiona Greenland, James Marrone, Oya Topçuoğlu, Tasha Vorderstrasse, The Conversation
By Jill Johnston, The Conversation
Outdated regulations for lead have failed to protect children’s health.
There's no shortage of powerful images and video when it comes to natural disasters like wildfires and melting glaciers. But a pair of artists are now using those images in new ways, as part of their mission to warn people…
By Vicky Stein
Gene-editing with CRISPR reveals why snail shells are asymmetrical and coil either left or right.
By Roberta K. Timothy, The Conversation
As we celebrate moms this Mother’s Day, let's remember that maternal health is a right that many do not enjoy.
By Scott T. Allison, The Conversation
Psychology researchers are interested in what makes a hero. Turns out many mothers tick off those same boxes by fulfilling a range of needs for their offspring.
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