Chronic stress due to work can harm the health. According to a study of the Swedish scientists, the volume of the hippocampus (memory center) is reduced in people who have been experiencing stress at work for a long time.
There's evidence that the old expression "eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper" could use some tweaking. With one important revision, this approach could help not just for better health, but also for losing weight.
"A healthy community requires healthy soil." This idea spurred a consortium of researchers, farmers, and community garden practitioners to dive into the challenges — and opportunities — of urban agriculture.
Hedgehogs could struggle for food, frog spawn could be lost to frost and birds could suffer if they migrate early, experts warned as the UK is experiences the highest winter temperatures since records began over a hundred years ago.
All stars die, and eventually — in about five billion years — our Sun will, too. Once its supply of hydrogen is exhausted, the final, dramatic stages of its life will unfold, as our host star expands to become a red giant and then tears its body to pieces to condense into a white dwarf.
If the world gets warmer by 2°C, we’re screwed. To prevent that, the UN signed the Paris Agreement, an international treaty designed to keep the average global temperature ‘well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels’...A.K.A. what the Earth was like before factories started spewing greenhouse gases into the air.
Researchers from North Carolina (NC) State University have developed the first unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft that is capable of traveling both through the air and under the water — transitioning repeatedly between sky and sea.