News tagged with benefits

Turning down the heat

A new pepper variety has been developed with a high capsinoid content to make it less pungent while maintaining all the natural health benefits of the fruit, according to researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

dateJul 09, 2014 in Biotechnology
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The carbon footprint of flowering trees

Why is it important to understand a tree's carbon footprint? The authors of a new study say this vital information can help consumers appreciate the true benefits of planting trees in landscapes, and can also help differentiate ...

dateJun 30, 2014 in Environment
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Have you been unlucky—or are you just lazy?

A new study from the interdisciplinary Interacting Minds Centre at Aarhus University examines the difference between American and Danish attitudes to welfare services. Even though the two countries are traditionally portrayed ...

dateJun 23, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Study suggests cash affects crime

Drug dealers are not known for their financial flexibility. Credit cards are rarely used; cash is king. So, if there was less cash in circulation throughout society, would crime rates decline?

dateApr 14, 2014 in Social Sciences
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