Poverty increases the risk for numerous diseases by limiting people’s access to healthy food, environments and stress-free conditions. Researchers argue that poverty also compromises health by creating unequal access to beneficial microorganisms.
Forget Paris. And while we’re at it, you can forget New York City, London and Rome, too. It’s not that we have anything against these world-class cities, but they certainly tend to steal the limelight when it comes to ranking…
The effectiveness of non-mechanical, low-energy methods for moderating temperature and humidity has been evaluated in a series of experiments.
Researchers found city homes to be rife with industrial chemicals, cleaning agents and fungi that love warm, dark surfaces, while jungle huts had fresher air, more sunlight and natural materials with which humans evolved.
Scientists have found that the air in the tropics is teeming with a rich and diverse range of at least 725 different microorganisms.
(University of California – Riverside) A UC Riverside-led team has created a chemical to help plants hold onto water, which could stem the tide of massive annual crop losses from drought and help farmers grow food despite a changing climate.
Not only does the program help to alleviate stress for struggling farmers, it also teaches Australian inmates about agriculture and livestock.
The post Prisoners Are Finding Purpose–and Rehabilitation–By Caring for Lambs for Drought-Stricken Farmers appeared first on Good News Network.
Could your basic acts of existence be polluting the air in the office room where you work? To find out, a team of engineers has been conducting one of the largest studies of its kind.