Archive for August 22nd, 2006

Exposure to daylight affects brain, enhances responses

Exposure to daylight affects brain, enhances responses

We've known for a long time that exposure to light enhances both performance and alertness in humans, but little was known about the neurological basis for these effects. Now, researchers have begun to identify how light affects our cognitive functions, determining why we perform better with nat

Posted byon08.22.2006inGreen Building, Society

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Pesticides in Produce

Pesticides in Produce

A simulation done by the Environmental Working Group shows that people can lower their pesticide exposure by 90 percent by avoiding the top twelve most contaminated fruits and vegetables and eating the least contaminated instead. Eating the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables will expose

Posted byon08.22.2006inSimple Living, Society

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