Red meat cuts can benefit the climate and your lifespan

"...cobenefits for human and planetary health... can be achieved by making simple partial substitutions of red and processed meat..."

Keila DePape-McGill • futurity
today ~5 min

Kidney disease discovery could lead to new therapies for African Americans

"African Americans develop end stage kidney disease at four times the rate of white Americans," but new research could help reduce the disparity.

Sarah Avery-Duke • futurity
today ~4 min

How early-stage cancer cells hide from the immune system

A new study finds precancerous colon cells turn on a gene called SOX17, which helps them evade detection and develop into more advanced tumors.

Anne Trafton | MIT News • mit
today ~6 min

Team fills in gap in how plants fight pathogen attacks

New research uncovers what causes an initial spike in immune system response when pathogens attack plants.

Morgan Sherburne-Michigan • futurity
today ~6 min

What you should know about the Alabama IVF ruling

After Alabama's ruling on in vitro fertilization, Ruth Faden, a bioethicist at Johns Hopkins University, explores what's next for IVF in the United States.

Johns Hopkins University • futurity
today ~6 min

Understanding how the brain works can transform how school students learn maths

Principles from cognitive science can help help in the design of more effective teaching materials for maths.

Colin Foster, Reader in Mathematics Education, Loughborough University • conversation
today ~7 min

Losing their tails provided our ape ancestors with an evolutionary advantage – but we’re still paying the price

Many evolutionary changes also come with costs.

Laurence D. Hurst, Professor of Evolutionary Genetics at The Milner Centre for Evolution, University of Bath • conversation
today ~7 min

Your gas stove may emit more nanoparticles than car exhaust

You may be breathing in more tiny air pollution nanoparticles from your gas stove than you would from a car that runs on gas or diesel.

Kayla Wiles-Purdue • futurity
today ~7 min

Can an app ease your fear of the dentist?

A smartphone app and virtual reality may offer a way to help you overcome your fear of the dentist, all from the comfort of your own home.

Rachel Harrison-NYU • futurity
today ~8 min

Bariatric surgery beats lifestyle changes for diabetes control

Bariatric surgery is more effective than medical and lifestyle modifications for achieving long-term type 2 diabetes control and remission.

Allison Hydzik-Pittsburgh • futurity
today ~7 min