Pollution can worsen cognitive decline – but plant-based diets may help
Research is increasingly showing an association between air pollution and cognitive decline. So, how can we reduce the risks of ubiquitous dirty air on our brain? A new study has found that a plant-based diet may mitigate the detrimental impacts of fine particulate pollution (PM2.5) on cognitive ...
Self-taught AI detects disorders from head scans
This intuitive AI can sort through scans to diagnose stroke, brain haemorrhage, brain tumors and skull fractures.
How could solar and wind energy increase greenhouse gas emissions?
Modelling suggests that the growing use of fluctuating renewable energies may temporarily handicap nuclear power and increase fossil fuel use.
Soft robots take on hard work
A robotics expert is helping her inventions navigate through difficult, tight spaces using unique soft materials that contract and expand on demand.
Gene find bolsters claim that reproductive fitness in youth leads to faster aging later in life
The discovery of a key DNA sequence adds weight to a theory on the costs of reproduction.