Himalayan glaciers’ melting has doubled

Rising temperatures has accelerated the melting of this huge region dramatically since the start of the 21st century.

Cultivating joy through mindfulness

New research shows that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement, increases the brain’s response to natural, healthy rewards while also decreasing the brain’s response to opioid-related cues.

Do you feel like you belong here?

U researchers find that students’ certainty about belonging and their performance in a STEM course reinforce each otherβ€”for better or worse.

Prenatal opioid exposure

A U study finds sparse data on how children fare after prenatal opioid exposure.

The overlooked casualties of COVID-19

A new study suggests more than half of health care professionals on the front lines of the pandemic could be at risk for one or more mental health problems.

Evidence suggests COVID-19 isn’t sexually transmitted

The study was not comprehensive enough to fully rule out the possibility that the disease could be sexually transmitted. However, the chances of it occurring, based on this limited finding, appear to be remote.