Displaying items by tag: August 2018

Innovative Shortcut to Faster Travel
Hyperloop Hyper-Speed, Image: Olga P Galkina/Shutterstock.comA Hyperloop is a proposed vacuum-tube mode of passenger or freight transportation moving enclosed capsules along...

 

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Picking Up Litter While Jogging Becomes a Winning Trend
Plog On, Image: David Pereiras/Shutterstock.comSweden’s latest fitness craze, plogging, is a mashup of jogging and the Swedish plocka upp, meaning pick up, in this case...

 

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Rising Sea Levels Threaten San Francisco
Sinking City, Image: Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock.comA paper published in the journal Science Advances reports sea-level rise projections for San Francisco and the Bay Area in...

 

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Animal Product Emissions Rival Oil
Meat Menace, Image: yevgeniy11/Shutterstock.comAccording to data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, three of the world’s largest meat producers...

 

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Reduced Symptoms for People With Chron's Disease
Mangoes Carry Health Benefits , Image: Tony Kan /Shutterstock.comMangoes contain potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties that may prove useful in treating gastrointestinal disease, cognitivegetables and...

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Rate Fell by About 28 Percent
Preterm Births Down After Coal Plant Shutdown, Image: Stock-Asso/Shutterstock.comAfter a polluting coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania was shut down in 2014 by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulatory action, the...

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Study of Over 34,000 Women
Air Pollution Affects Teen Menstruation, Image:  3355m/Shutterstock.comPolluted air raises the chances of irregular menstrual cycles among teenage girls, a new Boston University...

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Lowers Symptoms
Steam Baths Ease Allergies, Image: Alhim/Shutterstock.comResearchers from Thailand had 64 people suffering from hay fever (allergic rhinitis) experience half...

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Powerful Remedy
Bee Venom for Lyme Disease, Image: irin-k/Shutterstock.comBee venom and its toxic component, melittin, can reduce the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi that causes...

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Only One in 10 Meet National Guidelines
U.S. Adults Not Eating Healthy, Image:  Kzenon /Shutterstock.comJust 9 percent of U.S. adults eat enough vegetables and only 12 percent eat enough...

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