Food expiration dates not backed by science

Food expiration dates around the world are not backed by science and are contributing to unnecessary food waste. Stopping food waste is top of mind right now during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Especially because the public worries about our food supply chains. Even before COVID-19, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) issued…

Heart Disease Can Be Predicted Through Eyes Using Google AI

Google’s AI can predict a person’s heart health just by observing their eyes. Research was conducted by scientists from Google and its health subsidiary, Verily. Google and Verily used machine learning software to analyze medical data from almost 300,000 patients’ eyes in UK and US. The Google AI algorithm scans the back of the patient’s…

Brains Shrinking Mysteriously Observed Worldwide

Discover: If Modern Humans Are So Smart, Why Are Our Brains Shrinking? Many anthropologists think the human brain size is shrinking. Or at least that they are now smaller than our hominid ancestors. Scientists have no consensus for why that is. Over the past 20,000 years, the average volume of the human male brain shrank…

The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: the new sleep science

Everyone feels better after a good night’s rest. Now, neuroscientist Matthew Walker says sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s. And he might be right. More than 20 large-scale epidemiological studies report the same clear results: the shorter your sleep, the shorter your life. For example, adults aged 45 years…