A new study challenges previous research into the role of the FOXO3 gene in super-aging. Researchers found the gene did, to a degree, play a role in longevity, but did not affect living to ages 96+ in men or 100+ in women.
Popular belief suggests cats are more independent and less likely to form close attachments with humans. However, a new study casts doubt on this myth. Researchers have found cats display the same main attachment styles to their owners as dogs, and babies to their parents.
Marijuana use rates are increasing in college students in states where recreational use has been legalized. Following cannabis legalization, binge drinking rates between the cohort group fell significantly.
Treatment with copper-ATSM helped mouse models retain behavioral performance and prevented extensive motor neuron degeneration and microglial activation associated with ALS.
Those infected with COVID-19 have a 25% increased risk of being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder in the four months following contracting the disease. The association was higher for anxiety disorders.
Fruit flies exposed to blue light had significantly reduced longevity than those exposed to natural light or kept in darkness. Exposure to blue light for 12 hours a day accelerated aging phenotypes, causing retinal damage, neurodegeneration, and impaired locomotion.
According to researchers, the behavior of the owner may influence dogs during problem solving tasks.
When most people make errors, they are willing to learn from their mistakes. Those with narcissistic personality traits fail to acknowledge when they make mistakes and are thus unable to learn from errors they have made.