Suppose there were signs in a restaurant bathroom telling customers that they must wash their hands. Would customers obey them? It really depends on the tone of the sign and whether the message praises or scolds, says a forthcoming ...
Reduced street lighting in England and Wales is not associated with road traffic collisions or crime, according to research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Oral care products containing a natural chemical that stops bacteria harming teeth could help prevent decay, a study suggests.
The likelihood of being bitten by mosquitoes could be down to our genes, according to a study carried out on twins.
Shawn Seipler is on a mission to save lives with soap.
The world's first smart toothbrush was unveiled Monday, allowing you to improve your dental hygiene while sharing the results online with your dentist or to impress your friends.
A recent doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg presents new methods to trace allergenic fragrance compounds in consumer products, such as perfumes.
(Phys.org) —A team led by a University of Queensland researcher has proven that the fearsome Komodo dragon is a victim of bad press.
A team of researchers from Texas and Colorado has identified a variety of factors that influence the likelihood of E. coli contamination of spinach on farms prior to harvest. Their research is published in the July 2013 issue ...