The scent of melanoma

Odors from human skin cells can be used to identify melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer

Cocoa may help fight obesity-related inflammation

A few cups of hot cocoa may not only fight off the chill of a winter's day, but they could also help obese people better control inflammation-related diseases, such as diabetes, according to Penn State researchers.

Sperm never forgets stress

Stress felt by dad—whether as a preadolescent or adult—leaves a lasting impression on his sperm that gives sons and daughters a blunted reaction to stress, a response linked to several mental disorders.

Video gamers really do see more

Hours spent at the video gaming console not only train a player's hands to work the buttons on the controller, they probably also train the brain to make better and faster use of visual input, according to Duke University researchers.

TM helps graduation rates

A new study shows practice of the Transcendental Meditation® technique was associated with higher graduation rates, compared to controls.