Plants Might Be Able To Evaluate Their Competitors and Respond

WedJan23CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research that demonstrates plants can make choices about their growth patterns based on their nearby competition.

MAKING CHANGES: Nothing here today!

FACT OR FICTION: How many snow angels does it take to break the record of number made at the same time? We know you’ll be surprised by the answer because it surprised us too!  

 

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Increasing Temperatures Exacerbated by Humidity

TuesJan22CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today are predictions from a global study that projects the effects of humidity and heat in the coming decades may exceed the limits of human endurance.

MAKING CHANGES:  You can make a difference in your local and global environment.

FACT OR FICTION: You might think that 2 feet of snow in 24 hours is a lot of snow - but another city in the US experienced a whole lot more than that in 1921.  Can you guess how much?

 

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Didoable Microneedles?

Copy_of_MonJan21CI.pngIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering the demonstrates a unique and innovative treatment for diabetes.

MAKING CHANGES: You can reduce your dependence on medication or even eliminate it through dietary changes, effectively reducing your potential risk for heart disease, blindness, kidney disease, stroke and heart attack.

FACT OR FICTION: Can you outlaw snow?

 

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Eating the Correct Fat May Lengthen Your Life

ThursJan17CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research demonstrating what many have already discovered . .  . you are what you eat.

MAKING CHANGES: Eating at fast food restaurants, dessert every meal, sugar ladened coffee in the afternoon and a lack of exercise has taken a significant toll on the health of Americans. Making changes to your lifestyle choices is the ONLY way to enjoy better health.

FACT OR FICTION: Our solar system is an amazing display of light, mass and gas. One planet is named after the Roman god of war. Can you guess which planet?

 

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Your Brain Stands What You Eat

WedJan16CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today from the University of Illinois researchers found a link between specific foods you’re eating daily and your cognitive abilities.

MAKING CHANGES: Adding a few items to your diet may make significant changes to your thinking abilities.

FACT OR FICTION: There is one country where there are more large animals of one species than there are people.

 

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How Are You With Following Courses?

TuesJan15CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE:today is research that links navigational skills with cognitive skills and your age.

MAKING CHANGES: Age related decline may be delayed or prevented by making changes to your lifestyle.

FACT OR FICTION: Saturn is the 6th planet from the sun but is large enough that you can see it with your naked eye.

 

 

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Your Gut Bacteria Might Lead to New Treatments

MonJan14CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today from Rockefeller University is research that demonstrates how your gut and body conversation may lead to new treatments for chronic disease.

MAKING CHANGES: Small changes to your diet may improve your gut microbiome.

FACT OR FICTION: Dogs are amazing creatures, both what they do for us and what they do instinctively. They have several ways of marking their territory and telling dogs who come along after them who has been there and a little about themselves. Do you know how they do this?

 

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Glitches with Snoring in Children

FriJan11CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research from Beth Deaconess Hospital demonstrating a link between snoring in children and further health problems.

FACT OR FICTION: A deciduous forest is a fun place to explore with your family and friends. You might be surprised what lives there.  

 

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Cinnamon Spice then Everything Nice

ThurJan10CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research demonstrating that adding cinnamon to your daily diet may have some health benefits.

MAKING CHANGES: It’s easy if you like cinnamon - and if you don’t we have another technique you can use.

FACT OR FICTION: We can’t get to work, visit family and friends or get from point A to point B without them in the time they take us. But, they are more complex today than they were just 5 years ago. Does this make them more efficient or just more complicated?

 

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Are You At Danger for Myocardial Fibrosis?

TueJan8CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research demonstrating specific populations of men are at higher risk of a heart condition that has dangerous consequences.

MAKING CHANGES: The changes here are much easier said than done, but still simple.

FACT OR FICTION: In today’s fact or fiction you’ll discover some pretty fun facts about bears - the brown, the black and the speckled.

 

 

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