Parasite Helps Ant Colonies Fight ‘Zombie’ Fungus, Study Finds

A fungus that infects the brains of ants, effectively turning them into zombies, is actually vulnerable to a parasite itself, according to new research. The zombie-ant fungus, or Ophiocordyceps, acts like a puppeteer. Once in the brain, it will steer…

More than 60 Million Americans are Completely Sedentary Study Says

According to a recent study conducted by the Physical Activity Council (PAC), more than 60 million people in the United States are completely and totally inactive. What’s scarier is that “… 34 percent of the inactive people are between 6…

Top 10 Clean-Energy States Identified

Policy promoting green technology may be on the rise, but does that translate into well-developed technology–and, most importantly, more capital–for the states promoting it? The results of an extensive study released Wednesday by consulting firm Clean Edge offers some answers.…