Kids Health

Super Cute Baking Tools That Are Designed for Little Hands

If your little one is inquisitive and always asking questions about the process of making cupcakes, they might enjoy their own baking tools. It’ll give them a sense of responsibility and ownership of what they’re making—even if it is with your help and supervision. They have their own tools and don’t need to use all […]

Health Problems

Brainwave activity that reveals knowledge of crime

An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals’ knowledge of criminal behavior is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team. The project team, led by UC Director of Clinical Legal Studies Professor Robin Palmer, has been working for the past three years to attempt to validate Forensic Brainwave […]

Health Problems

Targeting stem cells that drive aggressive blood cancer

Peter Mac scientists have found a way to target acute myeloid leukemia (AML) at its source—a discovery that could yield a more effective treatment for this aggressive and often incurable blood cancer. Prof Mark Dawson and Dr. Laura MacPherson led the international research team, in collaboration with researchers in Europe and Australia including at the […]

Personal Health

The intestine makes sure that we feel sated

Usually, it is assumed that a full stomach gives a feeling of satiety and we stop eating. Experiments on mice show, however, that the elongation of the intestine plays a much larger role in appetite regulation. A large network of nerve endings monitors the contents of the stomach and intestines and sends signals to the […]