Global wildlife contaminated by 'forever chemicals'

From pandas to sea lions to tigers, hundreds of wildlife species across the globe are contaminated by potentially harmful "forever chemicals", according to a review of hundreds of peer-reviewed studies.

Study finds low nutritional quality in vegetarian meat

The availability of foods based on plant proteins to substitute for meat has increased dramatically as more people choose a plant-based diet. At the same time, there are many challenges regarding the nutritional value of ...

Weightless on Earth: Preparing astronauts for microgravity

During missions on the International Space Station, astronauts' bodies go through a wide array of changes due to lack of gravity—everything from vision to cardiovascular health to bone density is affected.

Undergrad publishes theory on immune dysfunction in space

It's been known for decades that though astronauts' immune systems become suppressed in space, leaving them vulnerable to disease, the exact mechanisms of immune dysfunction have remained a mystery. Now a Cornell undergraduate ...

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