Sweeping shots of majestic landscapes. Glaciers, forests and waterfalls. New research shows that these images, shown to people deprived of access to nature, can reduce tension, help defuse anger and make some of the harshest environments, like a solitary confinement cellblock in a maximum-security prison, a little easier to bear.
Adipose tissue, or fat, may influence the development of cancer in diverse ways, depending on the type of fat and the location in the body.
A new study of how accents change over differing periods of time demonstrates the limited impact of intense social interactions in isolated environments, and surprisingly large differences among people in how susceptible their accents are to change.