Posts Tagged ‘researchers’

Researchers are working with high school students in California to reduce pesticide exposure in children

(Natural News) The city of Salinas, which sits just outside the Greater Bay Area in California, is known for a lot of things: It’s the hometown of renowned author and Nobel laureate John Steinbeck; it has a climate perfect for growing flowers and grapes; and it’s often known as the “Salad Bowl […]

Harvard researchers say certain ADHD medications may increase risk of psychosis

   Certain medications commonly used to treat ADHD in teens and young adults may increase their risk of psychosis, according to new research from Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital. The potential of developing psychosis was greater in younger patients who take amphetamines, such as Adderall or Vyvanse, than those taking methylphenidates, such as Ritalin […]

Is your moisturizer a fire hazard? Researchers say fabrics with dried emollients catch fire in less than 20 seconds

(Natural News) Beware of the moisturizers you’re using because they could cause a fire. A study published in the Fire Safety Journal showed that commonly used emollients or non-cosmetic moisturizers are a fire hazard once they have dried on fabric, such as clothing and bedding. For the study, forensic scientists at Anglia […]

UFO Researchers Climb Mountain To Capture Incredible Footage Inside Area 51

New high definition footage has been captured of the infamous and mysterious Are 51, by UFO enthusiasts Tim and Tracy, who run the YouTube channel UFO Seekers. (scroll down to watch the full video) Area 51 is a location surrounded in secrecy, with many conspiracy theories surrounding it—from alien testing labs to storing/building advanced aircrafts. However, government officials […]

Can a common mineral deficiency explain PMS? Researchers say try this inexpensive, natural cure

(Natural News) Many women dread “that time of the month,” when symptoms of impending menstruation like cramps, headaches, bloating, digestive problems, breast tenderness and irritability set in. Everyone has their own preferred method of dealing with premenstrual syndrome, whether it’s a hot water bottle, over-the-counter pain pills, or lots of naps. However, […]

‘It’s Raining Plastic’: Researchers Find Microscopic Fibers in Colorado Rain Samples

Brett Walton, Circle of Blue Waking Times When Greg Wetherbee sat in front of the microscope recently, he was looking for fragments of metals or coal, particles that might indicate the source of airborne nitrogen pollution in Rocky Mountain National Park. What caught his eye, though, were the plastics. The U.S. Geological Survey researcher had […]

Small yet significant: Researchers determine how food nanoparticles affect your gut microbiome

(Natural News) The gut microbiome within the intestines plays a significant role in determining the risk level of many illnesses. A German study reported that tiny particles of food could bind themselves to the intestinal microbes, thereby altering the normal life cycle of the bacteria as well as their interactions with their […]

Researchers develop a pillow with an embedded noise-canceling system that can help people with snoring partners sleep better

(Natural News) The newest design for a noise-canceling system can fit inside a pillow of a person who has to share their bed with someone who snores in their sleep. By placing it closer to the head of a person, it can efficiently cancel out loud snoring noises that can ruin sleep. A sound with a noise level of at […]

Researchers Discover Secret Recipe of Roman Concrete that Allowed It to Endure for Over 2,000 Years

Ancient Rome’s concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history.  Some Roman buildings are so spectacular in their construction and beauty that modern builders would never attempt something similar, even with today’s technology. Now engineers are beginning to understand why ancient Roman concrete was so revolutionary. Rome built many of its buildings and monuments […]

Chinese researchers unveil LED-activated ‘bioglue’ that seals gushing wounds within seconds

   Chinese researchers have unveiled a groundbreaking ‘biological glue’ which could be the breakthrough needed to stop patients with gushing open wounds from bleeding out, buying trauma surgeons vital time to save lives. The new ‘bioglue’ is activated by UV light, which transforms the serum into a non-toxic hydrogel that can adhere to slippery, blood-stained […]

Researchers Discover a Natural Compound that Kills Cancer

Sofia Adamson, Staff Waking Times Cancer is a ruthless disease that leaves nothing but destruction in its wake. It is aggressive, and very few compounds on the planet are known to keep it at bay. But a growing body of evidence shows that a compound found in the cannabis plant can actually combat cancer. This […]

Cybersecurity researchers find security flaws in Likud, Labor party Android apps

Researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. said Wednesday that they had found “serious security breaches” granting access to “highly sensitive personal information” in the Android phone apps of the Likud and Labor parties. “There has been much talk of impact attacks on social networks and we learn more and more about […]

Researchers: Violence, War And Climate Change Are Linked

Researchers: Violence, War And Climate Change Are Linked Above Photo: A student holds a placard during a demonstration in Paris, France, on Friday to draw attention to climate change. (Francois Mori / AP) LONDON—Stand by for long hot summers marked by riot and racial tension. As climate change stokes mayhem, global warming is likely to see a […]

Flying bulldog’? Researchers uncover GIANT BEE thought to be extinct for 3 decades (VIDEO)

A Global Wildlife Conservation search team found and photographed Wallace’s giant bee (Megachile pluto) nesting in a termite mound in the forests of Ternate, an Indonesian island in the North Moluccas, in January. They had spent years researching where the ideal habitat for the long-lost creature – which co-discoverer and bee enthusiast Clay Bolt affectionately describes as a […]

Gene-edited Chinese CRISPR babies may have mental ‘superpowers’, researchers warn

Lulu and Nana, the genetically-modified Chinese twins reportedly born HIV-resistant courtesy of the CRISPR gene editing tool, may also have been born with markedly superior mental abilities linked to the same gene edit. New research has confirmed that deleting the CCR5 gene – the same modification performed on the girls’ DNA – significantly improves cognition, […]

Researchers Find That Facebook Is Actually Run By The Obama ‘Deep State’

 A new report from TFTP exposes the truth about what many independent media outlets have been saying for years: The world’s most popular social media platform, Facebook, is a hotbed of deep state corruption and public manipulation. While the baby of Mark Zuckerberg is often described as a “private company,” the fact of the matter is that Facebook is […]

Researchers Establish a Link Between Brain Damage and Religious Fundamentalism

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times  In an effort to understand the neural and cognitive pathways associated with strong beliefs and how some people seem more willing and able to challenge belief systems, neuroscientists looked at how authoritarianism and religious fundamentalism In a study for Northwestern University entitled, biological and cognitive underpinnings of religious fundamentalism, […]

Vitamin D can STOP the development of liver problems, researchers find

(Natural News) Many health-conscious people worry about maintaining a healthy weight and keeping their blood pressure or cholesterol under control, but few people give much thought to their liver – until something goes wrong. Unfortunately, that’s far more likely than you might think as 20 to 30 percent of Americans are now […]

Researchers Reveal The Diet Of South American Tribe With World’s Lowest Rate Of Heart Disease

The Tsimane, a tribe of indigenous people in the Amazon basin of Bolivia, have the lowest rates of cardiovascular disease ever measured in a human population. According to the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) scientists who study them, the Tsimane also have a remarkably low prevalence of high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, […]

BPA Free May Not Mean Safe – Researchers Link Alternatives to Bisphenols to Reproductive Abnormalities

Anna Hunt, Awareness Junkie Waking Times It’s common knowledge, these days, that the plastic ingredient bisphenol A, or BPA, can be harmful to your health. Although we don’t technically consume plastic, BPA present in food packaging can leach into our food and water. When consumed in trace amounts, it can affect hormone production, disrupt the […]

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