Psychology & Psychiatry

How to make your workplace a healthier one

(HealthDay)—Even if you love your job, your workspace might not love you back. Because people may spend 40 or more hours on the job, often at a desk, all that exposure to less-than-inspiring surroundings can negatively ...

Health

Five tips to get through the day without caffeine

Whether you prefer a double shot latté in the morning or a cup of black tea in the afternoon, caffeine is a part of the daily routine for many of us. It's not necessarily a bad thing, either. A Starbucks run can be part ...

Oncology & Cancer

Automated detection of eye surface cancer

Researchers have developed a new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer (ocular surface squamous neoplasia or OSSN). The technique has the potential to reduce the need for biopsies, prevent therapy ...

Medical research

Scientists use algorithm to peer through opaque brains

Trying to pinpoint signals from individual neurons within a block of brain tissue is like trying to count headlights in thick fog. A new algorithm, developed by researchers based at The Rockefeller University, brings this ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

It's sometimes called 'the winter blues'

With winter in the northern hemisphere approaching, it's not uncommon for people to feel sluggish or moody. Those symptoms can be typical of someone experiencing seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that ...

Genetics

In the firefly's flash, seeking new insights on evolution

From loud calls to flashing lights, animals use a wide array of signals to attract mates. Although these signals play a very important role in whether the organisms will mate and reproduce, scientists don't fully understand ...

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