by Aletheia Luna At some point or another we’ve all heard these words before: “Suck it up princess!” “Be a man!” “Stop being a cry-baby,” “Get over it,” “Stop being so sensitive,” “Get thicker skin!” While these words were likely spoken without consciously intending us long-term harm, they nevertheless point toRead More →

Shutterstock Christian Yates, University of Bath Maths is the language of science. It crops up everywhere from physics to engineering and chemistry – aiding us in understanding the origins of the universe and building bridges that won’t collapse in the wind. Perhaps a little more surprisingly, maths is also increasinglyRead More →

There’s evidence vitamins can slow the progression of existing macular degeneration. from www.shutterstock.com Clare Collins, University of Newcastle Vitamin and mineral supplements won’t prevent the development of age-related macular degeneration. But there is some evidence taking supplements containing vitamin C, vitamin E and zinc may slow the progression of age-relatedRead More →

How puberty affects school performance BY PROFESSOR ANDREW MARTIN MAPSPROFESSOR OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY IN THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES BY KATHARINE STEINBECKMEDICAL FOUNDATION CHAIR IN ADOLESCENT MEDICINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY     Attentive teachers and parents can help developing teenagers navigate academic disruption TheRead More →

For the first 20 years of his life, Henry Nicholls had a healthy relationship with sleep. Shortly after his 21st birthday, he began to experience symptoms of narcolepsy, a debilitating disorder that’s plagued him ever since. Sleep research is progressing, so why are he and others like him still waitingRead More →

by Mateo Sol At some point in life, we are all victimized. Whether as children, teenagers, or adults, we all suffer emotional, physical, or psychological abuse to varying degrees. While it’s important that we come to terms with what has happened to us, and that we have indeed been victimized, weRead More →