Ever thought why daughters resemble their mothers? The answer to this was uncovered by a research team from Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia (IGC; Portugal), led by Monica Bettencourt-Dias who discovered the mechanism […]
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Fruit drinks marketed for children and parents contain high amount of sugar that is unacceptable, researchers say. Many parents perceive fruit juices, smoothies and fruit drinks as a healthier alternative […]
Cryptochromes are light-sensitive molecules that exist in bacteria, plants and animals. In animals, they are involved in the control of the body’s circadian rhythms. In birds, cryptochromes are also involved […]
Depression in either of the expectant parents around the time of pregnancy increases the risk of premature birth, according to a new study published in BJOG– an international Journal of […]
The threat posed by the development of rice and palm oil plantations to mangroves in South-East Asia has been underestimated, a study has suggested. A new study published by the Proceedings […]
Sugar, the culprit to rising rates of obesity & heart diseases, but high sugar consumption may not only lead to weight gain but also increases the risk of breast cancer; […]
Otago scientists have achieved another milestone in their world-leading efforts to understand the neural mechanisms underlying the brain’s master control of fertility. Researchers at the University of Otago, Centre for Neuroendocrinology have […]