Knee Surgery or Take a Sugar Pill?

Knee Surgery or Take a Sugar Pill?

Have knee surgery or take a sugar pill? A new study based on a common knee surgery showed a placebo effect works the same as having the actual surgery. The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicating that arthroscopic partial meniscectomy may actually be ineffective in reducing pain in patients. In most […]

Plant Evolution Study Shows How Some Plants Prevent Freezing

Plant Evolution Study Shows How Some Plants Prevent Freezing

A new plant evolution study shows scientists how some plants have evolved in order to prevent freezing. The new study, that was published in the journal ‘Nature’ by postdoctoral researcher Jeremy Beaulieu and his Colleagues, announces how researchers have found three traits that plants have developed while surviving colder temperatures. Scientists tracked down a multitude of […]