Light Pollution is Pushing Fireflies to Brink of Extinction, New Study Finds

February 4, 2020 at 5:57 pm




The twinkling glow of fireflies may be forever extinguished by the artificial glow of city lights. 

 

Animals Are Becoming Nocturnal to Avoid Humans

January 5, 2020 at 6:18 pm




Mammals are staying up all night and sleeping all day to avoid contact with humans, having potentially disastrous effects on their health and overall chances of survival, study says

Foxes are one of the 64 mammals studied whose sleep cycle has been significantly altered by humans

Study: Fracking is Depleting U.S. Drinking Water Sources at Catastrophic Rates

October 29, 2019 at 2:13 pm




Fracking permanently destroys 5 million gallons of drinking water per well. The radioactive wastewater is so toxic it has to be buried deep underground where it causes earthquakes.

Drinking Fluoridated Water During Pregnancy Reduces IQ in Children, New JAMA Study Says

September 7, 2019 at 3:47 am




For each additional milligram of fluoride found in a mother’s urine, her son’s IQ drops 4.5 points, says study published in leading medical journal

Study: Eating Mushrooms Twice a Week Dramatically Reduces Cognitive Decline

March 19, 2019 at 4:30 pm




A unique antioxidant in mushrooms has a protective effect on the brain, new study finds.

Thyme Destroys Strep Throat and Respiratory Infections

January 26, 2019 at 1:17 am




Studies show thyme oil is one of the most powerful remedies available for strep throat and respiratory infections

There’s Plastic in Our Poop, Study Finds

October 31, 2018 at 2:51 am




After finding microplastics in our seafood, salt and drinking water, scientists have now confirmed there is plastic in our poop too

Study: The More Trees We’re Surrounded By, The Lower Our Stress Levels

September 21, 2018 at 3:49 pm




Lining city streets with trees reduces physiological symptoms of stress in humans. The thicker the tree cover, the lower the stress levels, study finds.

70% of Women with Common Breast Cancer Are Better Off Skipping Chemo, New Study Finds

June 11, 2018 at 11:54 am




New genetic test can spare most breast cancer patients chemotherapy, which study finds is useless for most women

Study: 43 Percent of Americans Admit to Checking Smartphones During Sex

June 7, 2018 at 12:42 pm




Study finds we can’t put our phones down for anything — to go to the toilet, to take a shower, not even to have sex.