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Old Age, Ill Health: The increasing negativity of age stereotypes

Old Age, Ill Health: The increasing negativity of age stereotypes

Yale researchers have discovered that societal perception of the elderly has become increasingly negative over time. This trend could adversely affect the health of the older generation.

Q&A: What Causes Iridescence?

Q&A: What Causes Iridescence?

The word “iridescence” comes from Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow. Iridescence is seen throughout nature in feathers, scales, and other objects, but how does it actually work?

What’s Black, White, and Immune? Powerful Innate Antibiotic Found in Pandas

What’s Black, White, and Immune? Powerful Innate Antibiotic Found in Pandas

Scientists have discovered that pandas produce an antimicrobial peptide that can quickly wipe out antibiotic-resistant bacteria and other pathogens.