Figures from the mental health charity MQ found that only 5.8% of the UK's total health research budget is spent on mental illness. As a comparison, for each person affected by mental illness, approximately £8 is invested in mental health research while around £176 per sufferer is invested in cancer research – meaning that mental [...]
Anti-aging proteins have long been shown to protect against age-related diseases, such as cancer, neurodegeneration, and cardiovascular disease. A study by researchers at the Gladstone Institutes now ... Read more
Do you think you would recognize your favorite National Park from the air? If you have a good eye for Aerial Geology check out this contest from Timber Press and the folks from 1,000 Places To See Before You Die. Identify a place featured in my book and you'll be entered to win a $500 travel voucher, a National Park annual pass, books and other goodies! To enter visit: http://www.timberpress.com/aerialgeology. Good luck! Sunrise over the Bright Angel Trail in the Grand Canyon. I recently hiked a three day, 30 mile loop from the South Rim on the Hermit and Boucher trails! Highly recommend if you like backpacking over steep class 3 and 4 terrain!
When galaxies collide, their central black holes tend to spiral toward each other, releasing gravitational waves in their cosmic dance. To explore this uncharted area of gravitational wave science, researchers look a natural experiment in the sky called a pulsar timing array. Pulsars are dense remnants of dead stars that regularly emit beams of radio waves, which is why some call them "cosmic lighthouses."