Before all the science stories of 2020 begin to roll, let’s take a moment to acknowledge some of the big science stories from last year that humanity can now build on in the new year. What were the big science stories of 2019?
Since our wellbeing is a timeless topic, there are always new experiments on the variables that factor into our overall health. Recently scientists took a look at something that may have a profound impact on us, time. How can time-restricted eating impact health?
Production of food, like many daily needs of humans, has a ripple effect on a myriad of other things. Cattle ranches are a food-related industry linked to some pretty big chunks of land, along with the deforestation needed to facilitate their work. Scientists are working on meat alternatives to give consumers less environmentally stressful options. How do burgers impact the environment?
You know how they say you are what you eat? Well, as far as breastfeeding goes, it might also be appropriate to say "you are when you eat." Researchers just looked into how breastfeeding may play a big role in how infants develop their day/night cycles. Does breast milk impact our circadian rhythm?
As millions of Americans finally warm up after last week’s polar vortex event, air temperature is on a lot of people’s minds, especially climate scientists. The chilly polar air made some headlines for sure, but the infrequency of cold snaps has scientists asking a pretty big question, are our winters getting warmer?