Psychology & Psychiatry

Communication skills benefit from the great outdoors

Conversations are more responsive in natural environments such as parks and gardens than indoors, finds new research by the University of Manchester and Cardiff University.

Genetics

The dark side of our genes – healthy aging in modern times

The transition to modernity, largely driven by the Industrial Revolution, provided us with easier access to food and clean water, with antibiotics, vaccines, and modern medicine. Yet modernity did not just bring fewer infectious ...

Immunology

Unexpected immune activation illustrated in the cold

Researchers at Utrecht University and Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands, have imaged an important immune system on-switch. Their novel technical approach has led to the discovery of two ways in which the immune ...

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