E-bike incentives are a costly way to cut carbon emissions, but they also promote health, equity and cleaner air

Many incentive programs promote e-bike use, but they aren’t necessarily targeting the right people for the right reasons.

Luke Jones, Professor of Economics, Valdosta State University • conversation
Feb. 27, 2024 ~9 min

What is the Brain Condition Frontotemporal Dementia?

VOA Learning English • voa
Feb. 26, 2024 ~4 min

US Approves Asthma Drug to Treat Food Allergies

VOA Learning English • voa
Feb. 26, 2024 ~6 min

Investigating insomnia: our research shows how chronic sleep problems can lead to a spiralling decline in mental health

We envisage a future in which sleep is a routine target for reducing or preventing symptoms of mental illness, both in psychiatric settings and people’s homes

Aidan Horner, Associate Professor in Psychology and Neuroscience, University of York • conversation
Feb. 26, 2024 ~26 min

Driver’s license laws may improve health for undocumented immigrant moms and babies

Laws that allow undocumented immigrants to get driver's licenses boost the overall health and well-being of immigrant moms and their babies.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
Feb. 26, 2024 ~8 min

Vaccine in development could offer better flu protection

Researchers are developing a new recombinant flu vaccine that has the potential for stronger and broader immunity.

Cory Nealon-Buffalo • futurity
Feb. 26, 2024 ~6 min

Living in violent neighborhoods changes kids’ brains

Living in violent neighborhoods can change children's brain development, but parents can shield them from the detrimental effects.

Jared Wadley-U. Michigan • futurity
Feb. 26, 2024 ~6 min

More green spaces tied to better city dweller mental health

A new study suggests that exposure to green spaces in urban areas has positive benefits for mental health.

Dee Dee Grays-Texas AM • futurity
Feb. 26, 2024 ~5 min

Your smart watch isn’t a medical device – but it is tracking all your health data

Medical devices have a legal definition, but the lines might become blurred in future.

Pin Lean Lau, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Bio-Law, Brunel University London • conversation
Feb. 23, 2024 ~8 min

Nanomaterial for retina implant could help restore sight

Researchers have created a material that could be turned into retinal implants that help restore people's vision.

Lisa Ercolano-Johns Hopkins • futurity
Feb. 23, 2024 ~5 min