Medical research

The physics behind tumor growth

Researchers at Duke University have developed a predictive theory for tumor growth that approaches the subject from a new point of view. Rather than focusing on the biological mechanisms of cellular growth, the researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Green front gardens reduce physiological and psychological stress

There is growing evidence that being in natural spaces – whether while gardening or listening to bird song – has a positive effect on mental health. Being in nature is also linked to improved cognitive function, greater ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

5 things to look for on a college campus that benefit mental health

Researchers have studied college students' mental health for decades. Even in the 1920s, it was clear that the many stresses of higher education—like academic demands, post-graduation plans and financial concerns—wear ...

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