The “meal-recall effect,” or the ability to remember a recent meal, can reduce how much food a person eats later.
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Ignore the swirling colors and focus. New research shows an active compound in edible mushrooms boosts nerve growth, enhances memory, and helps grow new brain cells.
Researchers from the University of Queensland have found a compound in the edible mushroom Hericium erinaceus that stimulates nerve growth and enhances memory.
Here are 10 major developments to watch across the world’s energy markets in 2023.
Bloomberg has analyzed key developments, and here we look forward to what might be coming in 2023.
New research reveals how plant roots change their shape to branch out for water.
Researchers have discovered how plant roots adapt their shape to maximize their uptake of water, pausing branching when they lose contact with water and only resuming once they reconnect with moisture, ensuring they can survive even in the driest conditions.
Los Angeles’ mountain lions, already in dire danger after 2018 Woolsey wildfire, are taking more risks of negative encounters with humans. But there may be a solution.
Researchers reporting in Current Biology on October 20 have found that wildfires, and specifically the 2018 Woolsey fire, are putting the LA mountain lions’ future in more doubt.
From seed to tree – how forest and tree-management company, Rayonier, processes pinecones to create new pine forests.
You may pile them in buckets, kick them across the yard or decorate them for a craft, but did you ever think about the potential forest contained within every pinecone?
Mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and fish have seen a devastating nearly 70% drop in population since 1970.
Populations of vertebrates (mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish) have seen a devastating 69% drop on average since 1970, according to World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Living Planet Report 2022. Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean have fared worst, with an average decline of 94%.
Scientists find trees, like people, get overheated in a warmer rainforest.
Some species of trees are able to handle rising heat in the tropics by sucking up large quantities of water to their leaves and transpiring through wide-opened pores in their leaves.
Earliest land animals had fewer skull bones than fish – restricting their evolution.
The skulls of tetrapods had fewer bones than extinct and living fish, limiting their evolution for millions of years, according to a latest study.
Beloved monarch butterfly put on the endangered species list.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the global leading authority on the status of biological diversity, has declared the monarch butterfly an endangered species. According to scientists, the monarch population has declined between 23 and 72 percent in the past decade.