It is possible to sow the seeds of schizophrenia in the earliest stages of life

We’ve all lived through a time in our lives that we still don’t know much about: early pregnancy. Now, researchers have discovered two genetic deletions that are linked to schizophrenia and probably occur during that formative phase. A group of researchers, led by clinician-scientist Eduardo Maury of Harvard Medical School, looked through genetic information in […]


Research Shows That the Clothes You Wear Actually Change the Way You Perform

If you’ve ever watched the rehearsal process of a play, then you know just how powerful clothes are. Even in the very early stages of a project, professional actors will come to practice in certain clothing pieces that make them feel more like their character. Perhaps it’s an old pair of shoes, a long and […]

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Vitamin D: Recent research uncovers new benefits

As much of the world experiences a record-breaking heat wave, this Spotlight turns its attention to vitamin D, the so-called sunshine vitamin. Here, we inspect the latest research. Tropical sun The “sunshine vitamin” has a range of surprising benefits. Vitamin D is a hot topic currently, with a raft of studies proclaiming its benefits for […]