Log in   •   Sign up   •   Subscribe  feed icon

Education

Surfing May Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers

Researchers have found that surfing may be the key to prolonging the life of people suffering from cystic fibrosis.

Wine Compound May Slow the Effects of Aging

Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine and grape skin, may slow the aging process, researchers say.

Puff Politely: Japan Tobacco's 'Smoking Manners for Adults' Ads, Part 3

Welcome to the third installment of Japan Tobacco's 'Smoking Manners for Adults' ads. With a total of 73 ads making the rounds of Japanese ad space, it's unlikely you'll see the same ad twice – but you'll definitely get the message that smoking demands consideration. Here are ads 21 through 30...

Drink Up! More Coffee May Lower Risk For Liver Cancer

Think drinking coffee is bad for you? Well think again. Researchers have found that drinking more coffee may decrease your risk of liver cancer.

Learn American History Through Online Time Machine

Before the BBQs are lit or the bonfires set ablaze during this Fourth of July weekend, it might be nice to brush up on some American history. What better way to do that than to go back in time?

New Technology Could Detect Breast Cancer With Hair Strands

An Australian company called Fermiscan is in the process of developing a test that could possibly identify a person with breast cancer using about 20 strands of their hair.

CPR Pad Makes Resuscitation Easier

Designer Ryan Helps has come up with a CPR resuscitation pad that gives a person feedback when they are performing CPR correctly.

Pill May Cure Alcoholism

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have reported that a drug can lead to a reduction in heavy drinking.

Embarassed Teens Can Visit Doctor Online

Spanish health authorities have designed a virtual health portal for teens too uncomfortable to speak to a doctor in person about embarrassing medical problems they may have.

A High-Tech Classroom on Wheels

Technology is developing across every genre around the world. Sometimes though it takes a really simple idea to make us realize that. One such idea came from the minds Gollifer Langston's Architects based in London. Their idea for a transportable "Classroom of the Future" could very well change how we look at modern education.