Psychology Suicidal thoughts surged as people struggled with finances and isolation during COVID-19, study finds
Psychology White Americans who believe white people are poor are more likely to support welfare policieseurekalert.org
Health Low nutritional quality in vegetarian meat substitutes: Study finds many of the meat substitutes sold claim a high content of iron – but in a form that cannot be absorbed by the body.eurekalert.org
Environment Body of research raises questions about ability of cover crops to lower greenhouse gas emissions | cover crops reduce yield, barrier to adoption
Materials Science Say Hello to the Toughest Material on Earth: A new study reveals the profound properties of a simple metal alloy
Biology A review on cultured meat production identifies various challenges with the industry. From a nutritional point of view, comparison with traditional meat is lacking, regarding protein content, amino-acids, vitamin and mineral content, and bio-availability.sciencedirect.com
Medicine Researchers uncover new pathway for molecular cancer drug therapies: Bitopic inhibitors may lay foundation for new approach to disease treatmenteurekalert.org
Astronomy Four separate research groups observed a gamma ray bursts, and they all saw the same thing: it definitely came from two stars colliding, but it lasted about one minute, while two seconds is how long it takes in a merger for a black hole to form and eat up everything in its environment.
Health Adding yoga to regular exercise improves cardiovascular health and wellbeing | A pilot study in patients with hypertension concludes that adding yoga to regular exercise is better than stretch exercises alone, report investigators in the Canadian Journal of Cardiologyeurekalert.org
Medicine New receptor “decoy” drug neutralizes COVID-19 virus and its variants: Scientists have developed a drug that potently neutralizes SARS-CoV-2, the COVID-19 coronavirus, and is equally effective against the Omicron variant and every other tested variant.eurekalert.org
Environment Rising temperatures exacerbated by the climate crisis caused distress to the fetuses of pregnant farm workers in Gambia
Anthropology A new study analyzing stone tools from southern China provides the earliest evidence of rice harvesting, dating to as early as 10,000 years ago. The researchers identified two methods of harvesting rice, which helped initiate rice domestication.
Neuroscience Brains with more vitamin D function better. Research reinforces the importance of studying how food and nutrients create resilience to protect the aging brain against diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementianow.tufts.edu