NUS researchers create novel probiotic beer that boosts immunity and improves gut health

Credit: National University of Singapore Beer lovers may soon have a gut-friendly drink to raise a toast to, thanks to the creation of a novel probiotic sour beer by a team of researchers from the N..

Study examines disciplinary segregation across state prisons

Credit: Harriet McHale/SHSU HUNTSVILLE, TX (6-27-17) -- Nearly one-third of offenders who violated institutional rules and regulations across state prisons received a sanction of disciplinary segreg..

Universal access to water requires stronger government leadership, say researchers

New York, June 27, 2017 - Access to water is worse now than it was in 1990. The world needs a consolidated voice to protect water as a human right, and this will require stronger leadership from gover..

Shock report tells of system that turns people with learning disabilities into commodities

Credit: Lancaster University 'A trade in people' with learning disabilities and/or autism has been uncovered by a partnership of activists, families and Lancaster University academics. T..

Woodrats can’t stomach favorite foods at high temps

Credit: Kevin Kohl You'd think desert woodrats already had a lot of adversity. Besides the constant threat of coyotes and other predators and the scorching Mojave Desert heat, their primary sou..

100 years on from the Russian revolution — special report

London, UK (June 27, 2017). The long shadows that Russia's 1917 revolution cast on freedoms globally is the subject of a new special report in Index on Censorship Magazine. "Government's ..

Messages with moral-emotional words are more likely to go viral on social media

Tweets about political topics that include moral and emotional language are more likely to spread within the ideological networks of the sender, a team of researchers has found. Its study, which exami..

Cosmetic complaints climb but products still on market

CHICAGO --- Many cosmetic products entice consumers with active ingredients that will plump, lengthen and boost. But the cost, depending on the product, may be serious injury or worse, according to ..

The beach time capsule

And to think it was all right there in her garage. A load of boxes pulled from biologist Dale Straughan's home yielded a veritable treasure trove for UC Santa Barbara researchers studying the i..

By far, men garner most coveted speaking slots at virology meetings

MADISON, Wisconsin - Ann Palmenberg and Rob Kalejta heard complaints at one too many virology conferences about the perceived lack of women among the invited and keynote speakers. So, they did what al..