Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have found that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen gives white blood cells a boost, better enabling them to respond to, ensnare and kill bacteria in laboratory experiments. Tamoxifen treatment in mice also enhances clearance of the antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogen MRSA and reduces mortality.
Researchers at Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, put 123 volunteers through a mock job interview to see the effect of compliments (illustrated with a file image) at work.
A psychologist at Ohio State University has unveiled a new theory about the psychology underlying belief in God, claiming it is an attempt to satisfy basic human desires.
A new study of drinking water in areas where fracking is used to extract natural gas found that contamination is not common and it probably did not come from deep underground.
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A study measured the performance of kindergartners who either had close or distant relationships with their teachers. It found that students reminded of close relationships solved problems faster.
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Scientists at the University of Arizona have developed a greenhouse (pictured) with a hydroponics system to grow sweet potatoes and strawberries.
What constitutes proper hand washing, and are you doing enough to protect yourself? To find out Jennie Agg used a special UV camera to test different hand-washing techniques.