Researchers found higher levels of mis-folded proteins in the appendix of Parkinson’s patients compared to healthy controls. The researchers suggest that this finding of alpha-synuclein in the appendix may mean that misfolded alpha-synuclein can travel from the appendix to the brain as one of the potential mechanisms that leads to Parkinson’s disease.
Scientists sampled air, surfaces, and dust from restrooms in three hospitals in the UK, Italy, and France and found that bathrooms with hand dryers were more contaminated than those with paper towels.
When pharmaceutical companies market opioids directly to doctors, they are more likely to prescribe them and people are more likely to die of an overdose
We’ve all heard of hunting for fossils to learn about the Earth’s past, but what if you wanted to learn about the microbes that lived thousands if not millions of years ago?
The U.S. has no universal policy for maternity leave, but researchers find this may have a profound impact on infant development
What makes a person choose a certain kind of fish when shopping at the grocery store? A group of German researchers surveyed shoppers to better understand their buying decisions. This makes it easier for aquaculture farmers to be profitable and consumers to be satisfied.
Scientists use advanced lab techniques to examine every detail of the ruby slippers to understand what they are made of, the age of the materials, and their present state. As a result, they learned how to protect them from deteriorating further.
Different stages of Cabernet Sauvignon and Riesling grape development are associated with quite a few changes in wine aroma.
Who microbial decomposers are and where they come from play an important role in how fast they decompose as climate changes.
Vitamin D does not appear to help prevent cancer and heart disease in a 5 year long study of over 25,000 older Americans.