In the first of a regular series, positive psychology researcher Jodie Jackson explains how by studying the impact of Positive News upon its readers, she found that constructive journalism can [...]
New research into positive social connections could help drug and alcohol addicts stay sober and change the way we treat addiction
Being curious not only has the potential to improve our knowledgeable of the world around us, but recent research reveals it can improve our relationships, boost happiness and even make us [...]
Three international science organisations have announced that 2016 will be the International Year of Global Understanding, aiming to show “how to translate scientific insight into more [...]
Have you been told that you sleep too much? As well as giving the mind and body precious down-time, sleeping can also help us solve problems, according to new research
A new study has found that musical training in adolescents can improve language and memory skills and even extend the brain’s development time
The European Union has teamed up with African governments to fund local climate research centres and help the continent prepare for natural disasters
The sense of awe on experiencing the beauty of nature, art and spirituality may boost our immune systems, according to a new study
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is planning to work harder on disseminating its research to international scientists to fulfil its goal of targeting global challenges such as climate change
Eulergy helps connect businesses and academics for social good. Founder Ben Byford tells Nicola Slawson about the positive potential of higher education and the importance of a cohesive ethos in [...]
Scientists at Cambridge University have proven the existence of four-stranded DNA in human cells for the first time, in what they say could be a major breakthrough in the fight against cancer
The Hong Kong University Department of Architecture recently built 835 solar panels on a school in Park Island in Hong Kong. In May 2004, the Kei Wai Primary School and its gleaming new [...]
Dr I.M. Dharmadasa and experts at Sheffield Hallam University have produced a Renewable Energy Hand-book which can be downloaded free from their website.
Mount Abu, in the state of Rajasthtan, India, possesses favourable sources of potential renewable energy
The true significance of the Near Death Experience may soon finally be revealed through scientific research says Dr. Sam Parnia, chairman of the Horizon Research Foundation.