Body & Brain

Oct. 16, 2015

Forecasting the Flu


Aug. 28, 2015

Urban Ecosystems, Turing Nanopatterns, and Serving Sizes

serving size, wildlife, ecology

Aug. 21, 2015

Crowdsourcing Planetary Names, Female ‘Viagra,’ and a Vomit Machine

addyi, fda, sex drive, exoplanets, vomit machine

Aug. 14, 2015

El Niño Vs. the Blob, Yeast Painkillers, and a Butter Bummer

lauren sommer, el nino, cholesterol, butter, roberto ferdman

Aug. 14, 2015

A Candidate's Voice Might Sway Your Vote

politicians, voice, pitch, deep voice

Aug. 07, 2015

Can Babies Take a Joke?

children, babies, humor

Jul. 31, 2015

Polio-free Nigeria, Ant Cooperation, and Tweet Takedowns

polio, vaccination, plague, ant, crazy longhorn ants, crazy ants, ants, crazy longhorn ant, crazy ant, twitter, plagiarism

Jul. 31, 2015

Can Intestinal Bacteria Shape Response to Early-Life Stress?

microbiome, gut bacteria, mood, anxiety, depression

Jul. 24, 2015

An HIV Mystery, the Search for E.T., and a Bug Bite Itch Zapper

e.t., virginia hughes, hiv, e.t., seti, aliens, extraterrestrials

Jul. 24, 2015

Can Studying Dolphins Give Insight Into Human Disease?

dolphins, diabetes, health

Jul. 24, 2015

Do Know-It-Alls Really Know It All?

expert, expertise, know-it-all, david dunning, stav atir

Jul. 10, 2015

'Biological Aging,' Debunking Signs of Cometary Life, Triceratops Kin

biological aging, rachel feltman, daniel belsky

Jul. 10, 2015

Forget-Me-Not: How Prions Maintain Memory

eric kandel, memories, prions

Jul. 03, 2015

These Brains Changed Neuroscience

neuroscience, sam kean

Jun. 26, 2015

Meet Inside Out’s Emotion Coach

inside out, pixar, disney, cartoons, emotions

Jun. 19, 2015

A Cometary Awakening, a Vaccine Mystery, and Brand New Bacteria

Philae, philae lander, comet, chlamydia, malaria

Jun. 05, 2015

What Is Sleep? A 'Superpower,' a 'Power Cleanse'

sleep, eric galicia, brandon aldinger, alan alda, matthew walker, sleeping, snoozing, napping, nap

Jun. 05, 2015

A Potential ‘Missing Link’ Between the Brain and Immune System

lymph system, lymphatic system, lymph vessels, lymph vessels in brain, mice, jonathan kipnis, nature

May. 29, 2015

The Thirty-Meter Telescope, A Cancer-Killing Virus, and a Fossil Find

thirty-meter telescope, hawaii, space observatory, telescope, David Ige, doug simons, rachel fetlman, vaccine, skin cancer, creationism

May. 22, 2015

In Your Skin, a Catalog of Sun-Induced Mutations

sun, skin, mutation, philip jones

May. 15, 2015

‘Thrifty’ Metabolisms, Bad News Bees, and a Pricey Jar of Peanut Butter

endangered species, weight loss, peanut butter, bees, joe roman, virginia hughes

May. 01, 2015

Salty Antarctic Aquifers, Penguin Poop, and a 3D-Printed Splint

antarctica, salty aquifer, antarctic aquifer, arielle duhaime-ross, mars, penguins, penguin poop, trachea

May. 01, 2015

'Shrinks' Tells of Desperate Early Cures

shrinks, malaria, lobotomy, electroconvulsive therapy, nobel prize, jeffrey lieberman

May. 01, 2015

The Other Side of Oliver Sacks

oliver sacks, on the move, cancer

Apr. 17, 2015

New Climate Polls, A Comet Mystery, and Puppy Love

washington post, dogs and humans, human-dog bonding, oxytocin, yale climate center, anthony leiserowitz, climate change

Apr. 17, 2015

Exploring Remote Villages for Clues to the Human Microbiome

microbiome, maria gloria dominguez-bello, yanomami

Apr. 10, 2015

The Macroscope: Babies on the Brink

babies, infant action lab, fear of heights, ledge, bridge, karen adolph, nyu

Apr. 03, 2015

Building Cancer Vaccines From Tumor Mutations

Beatriz Carreno, Nicholas Restifo, National Cancer Institute, cancer, cancer vaccine, cancer treatment

Mar. 27, 2015

Malaria Parasite Lures Mosquitoes With Bait-and-Switch

mosquito, malaria, audrey odom

Mar. 13, 2015

As Ebola Infection Rates Decline, Will Vaccine Search Continue?

Ebola, treatment, vaccine, john cohen science, who, liberia

Mar. 13, 2015

Puzzling Polio-like Paralysis Baffles Doctors

respiratory illness, enterovirus D68, paralysis, teri schreiner

Mar. 06, 2015

Avoid the Doctor—For Your Health

health, doctor, medicine, h. gilbert welch

Feb. 27, 2015

Dawn of the Cyborg Bacteria

cyborg, cyborg bacteria, Elizabeth Beattie, Denise Wong

Feb. 27, 2015

After Decades of Dietary Warnings, Eggs Make a Comeback

dietary cholesterol, cholesterol, cleveland clinic, harvard school of public health, walter willett, steven nissen

Feb. 20, 2015

Is Your Empty Stomach Fueling Your Shopping Spree?

decision making, norbert schwarz, binder clips, proceedings of the national academy of sciences

Feb. 20, 2015

What Bilingual Babies Can Teach Us About Language Learning

bilingual babies, bilingual, david lewkowicz, languages, lip reading

Feb. 20, 2015

Are Women at Greater Risk for Alzheimer’s?

alzheimer's disease, alzheimer's, women, men, roberta diaz brinton, michael greicius

Feb. 06, 2015

Honey, I Shrunk the Lab: Testing for STDs on a Smartphone

samuel sia, biomedical engineering, hiv, syphilis

Feb. 06, 2015

Remembering ‘The Father of the Pill’

carl djerassi, birth control, the pill, plan b, national medal of science

Jan. 30, 2015

Hitting the Sack: Sleep Cycles Can Affect Athletes’ Performance

current biology, roland brandstaetter, super bowl, football, sleep, sleep deprivation, peak performance, athletes, bedtime

Jan. 30, 2015

Face Time

real world judgments, split second judgments, jon freeman

Jan. 16, 2015

Tablets and Smartphones Might Be Sapping Your Sleep

charles czeisler, sleep, circadian rhythms, awake, mobile phones, smartphones, blue screen, tablets

Jan. 09, 2015

Can Diet and Exercise Affect Your Genes?

dna, epigenetics, methyl groups, andy feinberg, diet and exercise, exercise, diet

Jan. 09, 2015

Sifting Soils for New Approaches to Antibiotics

antibiotic, antibiotic resistance

Jan. 09, 2015

A Broadway Hit, With an Autistic Math Whiz at Its Center

the curious incident of the dog in the night-time, christopher boone, broadway

Jan. 09, 2015

The Cold Virus Seeks Safety in the Nose

nose, rhinovirus, cold, cold virus

Jan. 09, 2015

Diet Pill Mimics the Effects of Eating

ronald evans, food pill, imaginary meal, diet, food

Jan. 02, 2015

An App a Day Keeps the Doctor Away?

the patient will see you now, eric topol, medicine, medical apps

Jan. 02, 2015

Don’t Stress! How to (Hopefully) Keep New Year’s Resolutions

stress, willpower, new years, new year, new years resolutions, dieting, exercise

Dec. 19, 2014

Weighing In on the ‘Good Carb, Bad Carb’ Debate

high glycemic carbs, good carbs, bad carbs, glycemic index, low glycemic carbs, Frank Sacks

Dec. 05, 2014

How Long Does a President’s Legacy Last?

presidents, science, forgetting, memory, henry roedinger

Dec. 05, 2014

You Are ‘When’ You Eat

gut microbiome, food, eating, diet, Amir Zarrinpar, cell metabolism, eat

Nov. 28, 2014

Does Your Genome Belong to Your Family, Too?

susan m. wolf, robert green, dna, genes, genetics

Nov. 21, 2014

Ghosts of Early Language May Linger in the Brain

Fred Genesee, infants, brains, language, chinese, speaking, language processing, speech

Nov. 14, 2014

Mining Wikipedia Data to Track Disease

PLOS Computational Biology, dengue fever, wikipedia, wikipedia search, illness, sickness, flu, outbreak, ebola, sara del valle

Nov. 07, 2014

Spilling Our Guts: Decreased Diversity in the Human Microbiome

gut microbiome, gut bacteria

Oct. 31, 2014

Ebola Vaccines Fast-Tracked As Outbreak Slows

ebola, vaccine, jon cohen

Oct. 31, 2014

Countering Memory Loss With Cocoa Compounds

dentate gyrus, memory, cocoa, flavanol, scott small, neuroscience

Oct. 31, 2014

A Haunted House Turned Scientists’ Lab

fear, scary, scarehouse, haunted house, spooky, halloween

Oct. 31, 2014

Behind the Monster Music: Why Some Tunes Scare Us

scary, halloween, sounds, creepy music, scary music, horror film, sound effects

Oct. 24, 2014

Nerve Transplant Allows Paralyzed Man to Move Legs Again

spinal cord, spine, spinal injury, paralysis, olfactory, darek fidyka, geoffrey raisman

Oct. 10, 2014

Atul Gawande: On Being Mortal

atul gawande, death, mortality, end-of-life, medicine, doctor

Oct. 10, 2014

The Race to Contain, Rather Than Cure, Ebola

ebola, rapid diagnostic test

Oct. 10, 2014

Is MSG Bad for Your Health?

msg, monosodium glutamate, food additive

Oct. 03, 2014

A Whiff of What’s to Come: What Sense of Smell Says About Health

smell, scent, death, jayant pinto

Sep. 19, 2014

Functional Features: The Evolution of the Human Face

facial recognition, scent, faces, face, nature communications, michael j. sheehan

Sep. 19, 2014

Dissecting the Politics and Money Behind Health Care

The Cost of Cutting: A Surgeon Reveals the Truth Behind a Multibillion-Dollar Industry, paul ruggieri, health care

Sep. 12, 2014

The Science of ‘Sameness’: Developing Generic Medications

sameness, generic medications, generics, Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine, jeremy a. greene

Sep. 05, 2014

To Master Test Material, Give Your Brain a Break

Barbara Oakley, Benedict Carey, how we learn, a mind for numbers, learning, brain, thinking, diffuse learning focused learning

Aug. 29, 2014

Experimental Therapy Saves Monkeys From Deadly Dose of Ebola

zmapp, anthony fauci, ebola, outbreak, ebola outbreak, medicine, cure

Aug. 08, 2014

Behind the Scenes at the City Morgue

medical examiner, death, investigation, working stiff, judy melinek, morgue

Aug. 08, 2014

Giving Viruses a License to Kill...Cancer

cancer, virus, herpes, measles, balveen kaur, stephen russell

Aug. 08, 2014

Can an Experimental Therapy Be Used to Treat Ebola?

ebola, virus, west africa, therapy, serum, experimental medicine, heinz feldmann, disease

Aug. 08, 2014

"Lucy" Debunked

lucy, movie, film, sci-fi, fiction, neuroscience, brain, neurobiology, r. douglas fields

Aug. 01, 2014

Ebola Outbreak Continues in West Africa

world health organization, ebola, virus, disease, africa, tulane university, daniel bausch

Aug. 01, 2014

How Ultramarathons Affect the Heart, Blood, and Brain

ultramarathon, running, health, tamara hew-butler, greg whyte, exercise, heart

Aug. 01, 2014

Can Animals Go Mad?

animals, pets, depression, mental health, animal madness, laurel braitman

Aug. 01, 2014

Tapping Into Musical Memory

alive inside, oliver sacks, dan cohen, music, memory, play, alzheimer's, dementia

Aug. 01, 2014

Can’t Stop Worrying? Blame It on Your Habenula

habenula, rebecca lawson, worry, dread

Aug. 01, 2014

Will Big Data Answer Big Questions on Health?

DNA, sam gambhir, jason moore, baseline study, google

Jul. 25, 2014

Mosquito-Borne Viruses Raise Public Health Concern

Roxanne Rutledge Connelly, mosquitoes, mosquito, Eastern equine encephalitis, Chikungunya, insects, infection, virus

Jul. 25, 2014

A Newly Discovered Virus That Lives in Our Gut

bacteriophage, virus, gut, obesity, disease, diabetes, robert edwards

Jul. 25, 2014


truvada, hiv, aids, anthony fauci, antonio urbina, world health organization

Jul. 18, 2014

Pacemaker Researchers Swap Batteries for Biology

Eduardo Marbán, heart, pacemaker

Jul. 11, 2014

Could Inducing Hypothermia Help Revive Trauma Patients?

hypothermia, surgery, university of pittsburgh, hasan alam, resuscitation, saline, trauma

Jul. 11, 2014

What’s So Bad About Being Alone With Your Thoughts?

university of virginia, alone, shock, thinking, men, erin westgate

Jul. 11, 2014

The Surprisingly Predictable Patterns of Random Choice

choice, behavior, chance, rock paper scissors, william poundstone, patterns, psychology, big data, hot hand, streaks

Jun. 27, 2014

Shedding Light on the Science of Sunscreen

sunscreen, sun, spf, uv, radiation, summer, skin, skincare, james sanogueira

Jun. 27, 2014

3-D Mammography Detects More Cancers, But Will It Save Lives?

mammography, breast cancer, sarah friedewald, laura esserman, tomosynthesis, 3d

Jun. 27, 2014

Dr. Arnold Relman, Health System Critic, Dead at 91

arnold relman, new england journal of medicine, harvard university, obituary, health care, health care reform

Jun. 13, 2014

Pre-Surgery Routine Needs an Update, Says Doc

mayo clinic, surgery, pre-surgery, fasting, robert cima, painkillers

Jun. 13, 2014

‘Do Fathers Matter?’ Explores Dad's Influence

fathers, dads, father's day, paul raeburn, family

May. 30, 2014

How Touch Helps Us Emotionally Experience the World

nerves, social interactions, social cues, c fibers, francis mcglone, neuron

May. 30, 2014

Laser Blast Can Regrow Teeth, in Rats

dental stem cells, dave mooney, stem cells, dentin, lasers, teeth, lasering teeth, tooth

May. 30, 2014

Why Do Some Songs Stick in Our Heads?

earworms, catchy tune, music, songs, tunes, music stuck in my head, elizabeth margulis

May. 30, 2014

The Lineup of Cancer Threats Is Changing

pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, otis brawley, cancer, risk

May. 30, 2014

What’s ‘I,’ and Why?

jennifer ouellette, me myself and why, book, selves, understanding ourselves, dropping acid, brain scan

May. 23, 2014

Are Microbes Winning the Antibiotic Arms Race?

missing microbes, antibiotic resistance, modern plagues

May. 16, 2014

Should the Last Samples of Smallpox Virus Be Saved?

smallpox, virus, centers of disease control, world health organization, health, disease, inger damon

May. 16, 2014

Listening In on Seizures

brainwaves, music, brain, brain stethoscope, seizures, epilepsy, josef parvizi, chris chafe, neurology

May. 09, 2014

Young Blood Sharpens Memory in Old Mice

mice, young blood, rejuvenation, stem cells

May. 09, 2014

The Serious Science of Humor

science of humor, scott weems, ha

May. 02, 2014

Male Researchers May Increase Stress in Lab Mice

mice, laboratory, gender, jeffrey mogil, researcher

May. 02, 2014

Nothing to Sneeze At

Lydia Bourouiba, John Bush, MIT, Applied Mathematics Lab, coughing, sneezing, germs, spreading germs, how do germs spread?

Apr. 25, 2014

Can We Game Our Way to Better Health?

games, video games, games for health, neuroracer

Apr. 11, 2014

Busting Bad Bacteria With Their Viral Enemies

bacteriophages, e. coli, bacteria, viruses, beef, phages, spinach, paul ebner

Apr. 11, 2014

Reawakening Limbs After Years of Paralysis

brain, paralyzed, paralysis, susan harkema, roderic pettigrew, spine, paraplegic, electrical stimulation, implant

Mar. 14, 2014

Could a Blood Test Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s?

alzheimer's, nature medicine, blood test, lipids, howard federoff

Mar. 07, 2014

Battling HIV, Using a Body’s Own Immune Cells

hiv, aids, resistance, immune cells, gene therapy, anthony fauci, national institute of allergy and infectious diseases, new england journal of medicine

Mar. 07, 2014

Michio Kaku Imagines ‘The Future of the Mind’

the future of the mind, michio kaku, brain, reality, future, science fiction

Feb. 28, 2014

On Social Media, the Kids Are All Right

it's complicated, internet, danah boyd, internet, social media, teens, texting

Feb. 28, 2014

Your Brain on Jazz

charles limb, brain, jazz, music, improvise, improvisation, jazz riff, musical conversation, communication

Feb. 21, 2014

Olympians Look to Science for a Competitive Edge

troy flanagan, science, olympics

Feb. 21, 2014

Can Technology Build a Better Athlete?

Mark McClusky, wired, bobsled, tech doping, technology, olympics

Feb. 14, 2014

Out of the Bottle: Wine Psychology

wine, psychology, psychology of wine, taste

Feb. 07, 2014

When Do Childhood Memories Start to Fade?

memory, childhood amnesia, forgetfulness, patricia bauer, memories, forgetting

Jan. 17, 2014

Scott Stossel: My Age of Anxiety

anxiety, panic, disorders, scott stossel

Jan. 17, 2014

Medicine's Gender Gap

women, cardiovascular health, clinical trials, cardiovascular disease, heart attacks

Jan. 10, 2014

Migraine Study Reveals the Power of Placebo

Ted Kaptchuk, migraine headaches, placebo, drug, migraines, headaches

Dec. 27, 2013

Temple Grandin: ‘My Mind Works Like Google Images’

temple grandin, autism, animal rights, activism, animals in translation

Dec. 27, 2013

Oliver Sacks and the Search for the Giant Squid

oliver sacks, the island of the colorblind, giant squid, clyde roper, smithsonian

Dec. 13, 2013

This Doc's Miracle Drug? Exercise

jordan metzl, exercize, disease, ailments

Dec. 06, 2013

Speech Science: Tongue Twisters and Valley Girls

valley girl, acoustical society of america, speech, tongue twister, amalia arvanti, stefanie shattuck-hufnagel

Dec. 06, 2013

Dissecting America's $3 Trillion Medical Bill

steven brill, obamacare, health care

Nov. 29, 2013

Annual Prizes Honor the Stranger Side of Science

ignobel prizes, ig nobel prizes, improbable research, marc abrahams

Nov. 08, 2013

So Far, No Silver Bullet to Stop Lethal Bat Fungus

white-nose syndrome, bats, fungus, antifungal

Oct. 25, 2013

The Real-Life Walking Dead

cotard's syndrome, walking corpse syndrome, death, dead, zombies, thomas linden, andres hellen, patients, antiviral medication

Oct. 25, 2013

Uncovering the Brain of a Psychopath

The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist’s Personal Journey Into the Dark Side of the Brain, psychopath, james fallon, antisocial, sociopath

Oct. 25, 2013

Discover the Inner Beauty of the Naked Mole Rat

Vera Gorbunova, Andrei Seluanov, university of rochester, naked mole rat

Oct. 18, 2013

Logging In to the Brain’s Social Network

matthew lieberman, social networking, social

Oct. 18, 2013

Promising New Treatment for the Deadly Ebola Virus

Gary Kobinger, science translational medicine, ebola, virus, antibody, macaque, viruses

Oct. 11, 2013

A Trade-off Between Skin Protection and Testicular Cancer Risk?

Gareth Bond, cancer, testicular cancer, sun damage, genes, genetics

Oct. 11, 2013

Health Reform and Healthier Outcomes?

affordable care act, health care, health, sick, obamacare, insurance, health insurance, illness, injury

Sep. 20, 2013

These Smartphone Apps Track Every Step of Your Day

Ellis Hamburger, the verge, quantified self, apps, human, moves

Sep. 20, 2013

Science Fairs 2.0

science fairs, science, hands-on learning, students, science experiments, challenge, mary lou jepsen, peter rillero, michele glidden

Sep. 13, 2013

Chemistry Research Roundup

American Chemical Society, bedbugs, bourbon, whiskey, AIDS, grapefruit, pesticides, paul wender, susan jones, richard p. burlingame, thomas collins

Sep. 06, 2013

Do Your Gut Bacteria Influence Your Metabolism?

Jeffrey Gordon, gut bacteria, gut flora, lean, obese, nutrition, diet, fat, obesity epidemic, microbial community

Sep. 06, 2013

Alzheimer’s Potential Missing Link

mGlu5, steven strittmatter, protein, alzheimer's, alzheimer's disease, stephen strittmatter, neuron

Sep. 06, 2013

SciFri Snapshot: Monty Hall

monty hall, let's make a deal, risk, gameshow, prizes, goat, monty hall problem

Sep. 06, 2013

This Doc's Prescription? Use This App, Twice Daily

The Creative Destruction of Medicine, Eric Topol, Scripps Translational Science Institute, smartphone, apps, medical apps, smartphone apps, health, smart phone

Aug. 30, 2013

New Clues to Memory Glitch Behind 'Senior Moments'

Nobel Prize, Eric Kandel, Science Translational Medicine, memory loss, forgetfulness

Aug. 30, 2013

Diagnosing Self-Destruction

suicide, male, substance abuse, mental illness, suicide risk

Aug. 23, 2013

Study Correlates Copper Intake and Alzheimer’s in Mice

Rashid Deane, pnas, alzheimer's, alzheimer's disease, mice, beta plaque, copper, drinking water

Aug. 23, 2013

Judging Music With Visual Cues

Chia-Jung Tsay, pnas, judging music, orchestra, performance, musical performance, vision, visual cues

Aug. 16, 2013

Marina Abramovic: Experimenting on Consciousness, Through Art

art, artist, performance art, brain, consciousness, Marina Abramovic, Christof Koch, Measuring the Magic of Mutual Gaze, arts and sciences, experiment

Aug. 09, 2013

New Vaccine Beats Malaria in Early Trials

Anthony Fauci, malaria, vaccine, infectious diseases, parasite

Aug. 09, 2013

Reading, Writing, 'Rithmetic . . . and Respect?

Marc Brackett, maurice elias, social learning, emotion, emotional, social emotional learning, bully, bullying, absenteeism, truancy

Aug. 02, 2013

Reexamining the Definition of Cancer

cancer, nih, cancer definition, definition of cancer, words, laura esserman, larry norton, Memorial Sloan-Kettering

Jul. 26, 2013

Melding Two Memories Into One

brain, memory, memories, mind, remembering, false memories, trauma, ptsd, Mark Mayford, steve ramirez, mit, scripps research insitutte, mice, mouse

Jul. 26, 2013

Phil Mickelson Takes a Swing at Science

golf, golfer, golfing, links, british open, pga, phil mickleson, golf ball, golf swing

Jul. 26, 2013

MERS Virus Update

mers, sars, middle east respiratory syndrome, emerging infections diseases, epidemic, mortality, Martin Cetron, CDC, coronavirus

Jul. 19, 2013

Fish Oil: Too Much of a Good Thing?

fish oil, omega 3, dietary supplements, antioxidants, prostate cancer, heart disease, cholesterol, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Alan Kristal

Jul. 12, 2013

Not-So-Sweet Side Effects of Artificial Sweeteners

artificial sweeteners, splenda, nutrasweet, sucralose, sweet n low, sugar, sweet, sweetness, metabolism, obesity, Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism, susan swathers

Jul. 12, 2013

Surf's Up for Pathogenic Viruses and Bacteria, Too

pathogen, bacteria, viruses, beach, ocean, seaside, ocean water, beach sand, rachel noble, Samuel Dorevitch

Jul. 05, 2013

Is Alternative Medicine Really 'Medicine'?

alternative medicine, holistic medicine, herbal medicine, acupuncture, chinese medicine, complementary medicine

Jul. 05, 2013

Building a Liver From Stem Cells

liver, organ transplant, organ repair, stem cells, medicine, growing an organ, growing a liver, Anthony Atala, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, pluripotent

Jul. 05, 2013

Can White Blood Cells Spread Cancer?

cancer, white blood cells, immune response, immune system, The Journal of Clinical Investigations, Lorenzo Ferri

Jun. 28, 2013

‘Brainwashed’ Examines the Value of Brain Scans

Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, Sally Satel, Scott Lilienfeld, gary marcus, russell poldrack

Jun. 21, 2013

Vegetables Respond to a Daily Clock, Even After Harvest

plant, circadian rhythms, circadian clock, nutrients, cabbage, vegetables, supermarket, Janet Braam, current biology

Jun. 21, 2013

Goodnight Moon, Goodnight Math

Laura Overdeck, bedtime math, math, mathematics, equations

Jun. 14, 2013

Decoding 'the Most Complex Object in the Universe'

Christof Koch, Allen Institute for Brain Science, brain, neurons, neural connections, the most complex object in the known universe

Jun. 07, 2013

Whole Genome Scans Could Reveal Too Much

genome testing, genomic testing, genetic testing, dna, genetic data

Jun. 07, 2013

Tracing the Origins of French Winemaking

archaeology, anthropology, drinks, wine, beer, mead, fermented, france, french, etruscans, Patrick McGovern

Jun. 07, 2013

Promising Results in Early Trial of Novel MS Treatment

ms, multiple sclerosis, brain, nervous system, drug treatment, autoimmune disease, Science Translational Medicine, Stephen D. Miller

May. 31, 2013

Bad Diagnosis for New Psychiatry "Bible"

brain, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry, psychiatrist

May. 24, 2013

Tackling New Tech in the Golden Years

aging, senior citizens, technology, computers, mobile devices, online, robots

May. 24, 2013

Studies Question Potential Alzheimer's Treatment

alzheimer's, alzheimers, brain, memory, neurology, dementia drugs, Mayo Clinic, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Ronald Petersen

May. 17, 2013

Researchers Report Cloning Advance for Producing Stem Cells

stem cell, cloning, biotechnology, genetics, embryonic stem cells, ethics

May. 17, 2013

Insects May Be the Taste of the Next Generation, Report Says

food, nutrition, agriculture, eating bugs, entomophagy, eating insects, insects as food, Peter Menzel, man eating bugs, UN food and agriculture organization

May. 10, 2013

Microexpressions: More Than Meets the Eye

david matsumoto, san francisco state university, micro expressions

May. 10, 2013

The Myth of Multitasking

multitasking, digital life, distractions, twitter, facebook, alerts, texts, texting, habits, clifford nass

May. 03, 2013

Michael Pollan: You Are What You Cook

food, nutrition, environment, diet, michael pollan, agriculture, michael pollan, cooked, cooked: a natural history of transformation

Apr. 12, 2013

Red Meat's Heart Risk Goes Beyond the Fat

nutrition, red meat, cholesterol, diet, carnitine, L-carnitine, gut flora, bacteria, heart disease, cardiovascular disease, health

Apr. 12, 2013

Down the Gullet: A Guided Tour of Your Guts

food, eating, digestion, nutrition, intestines, stomach, taste, flavor, Mary Roach, Gulp, Gulp. Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

Apr. 12, 2013

Poring Over the Science of Coffee

coffee, drink, espresso, latte, caffeine, food, chemistry, Harold McGee, On Food and Cooking, Sam Penix, Everyman Espresso

Apr. 12, 2013

Looking to Nature for Antibiotic Inspirations

bacteriophages, lysins, antibiotics, bacteria, disease, contagious, sick, phage viruses, Vincent Fischetti, Rockefeller University

Apr. 05, 2013

Tracking a Rise in ADHD Diagnosis

diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, pediatrics, neurology, ritalin, adderall, ADD, hyperactive, children, kids

Apr. 05, 2013

President Obama Calls for a ‘BRAIN Initiative’

brain, neurology, brain activity map, human genome project

Apr. 05, 2013

Amyloid Proteins Help Paralyzed Mice Walk Again

amyloid proteins, brain, ms, multiple sclerosis, alzheimer's disease

Mar. 22, 2013

For Babies, It’s Better to Like What I Like

moral behavior, hatred, prejudice, differences, infant psychology, child psychology, human behavior, likes

Mar. 22, 2013

Scientists Search for Gulf War Illness Answers

gulf war illness, gulf war syndrome, chronic multisymptom illness, chemical exposure, military, war

Mar. 15, 2013

Can Just One Concussion Change the Brain?

concussion, brain, sports injury, Steven Flanagan, Concussion Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, NYU, brain damage

Mar. 15, 2013

Arming Fat Cells to Fight Brain Cancer

cancer, brain cancer, stem cells, fat, cancer research, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Mar. 15, 2013

Improving Healthcare, One Search at a Time

Bing, Yahoo, Google, Microsoft Research Lab, Eric Horvitz, drug interaction, mining data, prescription drug

Mar. 15, 2013

‘Bones’ Inspires a New Generation of Crime Fighters

bones, forensic science, Kathy Reichs, anthropology, forensic anthropology, skeleton, corpse, mystery fiction, detective fiction, Brendan Reichs, Tempe Brennan, Code: A Virals Novel, Tory Brennan

Mar. 08, 2013

Can the Anti-Aging Secret Be Found in...Red Wine?

red wine, longevity, isoflavanols, resveratrol, drink, grape, lifespan, life expectancy

Mar. 08, 2013

'Nightmare Bacteria' Defy Even Last-Ditch Drugs

bacteria, antibiotic resistant bacteria, phage, MDR, XDR, superbug, infection, illness, hospital

Mar. 01, 2013

Seeking a Grain of Truth in "Whole Grain" Labels

food, nutrition, whole grain food, fiber, mediterranean diet, healthy eating, food labels, grains, popcorn, wheat

Mar. 01, 2013

Robert Langer, Father of Invention

engineer, engineering, invention, inventing, inventor, bioengineering, medical biotechnology, nanotechnology, health

Feb. 22, 2013

How Wood Smoke Is Dirtying Alaska’s Air

air pollution, fires, wood burning, heating, smog, particulates, air quality

Feb. 22, 2013

Ask a Dentist: Facts To Sink Your Teeth Into

dentist, dentistry, periodontist, orthodontist, teeth, oral surgeon, oral health, oral hygiene, toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, gums, tooth decay, plaque, tartar

Feb. 15, 2013

Katherine Bouton Opens Up About Going Deaf in ‘Shouting Won’t Help’

hearing deafness deaf hard of hearing lipreading lip-reading sign language ASL

Feb. 08, 2013

Science of Slumber: How Sleep Affects Your Memory

memory, sleep, cognition, NIH

Feb. 01, 2013

How Owls Turn Heads

owl, neck, head, turning head, physiology, anatomy, spinning head

Jan. 25, 2013

Months After Sandy, Mucking and Gutting

mold, storm, sandy, remediation, biology, flooding, disaster

Jan. 25, 2013

The Book Club Catches 'The Andromeda Strain'

andromeda strain, book club, michael crichton, science fiction, astrobiology, space virus

Jan. 18, 2013

How Do You Fend Off the Flu?

flu, influenza, infection, pandemic, epidemic, sneezing, coughing, purell, disinfection, human contact, etiquette, manners

Jan. 18, 2013

Dementia Takes the Stage in 'The Other Place'

play, theatre, dementia, mental health, mental illness, theater

Jan. 18, 2013

Beijing Grapples with Record Air Pollution

china, chinese, smog, air pollution, particulates, smoke, visibility, breathing, health

Jan. 11, 2013

Pap Test May Detect More Than Just Cervical Cancer

Routine pap tests, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, pap smear, cancer test, cervical cancer

Jan. 11, 2013

Doctors Turn to Genetics to Search for Cancer’s Achilles’ Heel

cancer, genetics, oncology, cancer test, cancer genome, personalized medicine

Jan. 11, 2013

Getting a Handle on Why Fingers Wrinkle

bath, bathing, fingers, wrinkled fingers, prune hands, shriveled, grip, evolution

Jan. 11, 2013

The Fallacies of Fat

fat, food, obesity, exercise, diabetes, sugar, insulin, health, overeating, overweight

Dec. 21, 2012

Stem Cells Treat Lou Gehrig's Disease, In Mice

stem cells, brain, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Lou Gehrig's disease

Dec. 14, 2012

Is It Possible to Create a Mind?

mind, brain, knowledge, intelligence, artificial intelligence, ray kurzweil, singularity, nanotechnology, computers

Dec. 14, 2012

A View from the Flip Side

brain, vision, psychology, sight, upside down, marc abrahams

Dec. 07, 2012

No Joke -- Why Even Tragedy Gets a Laugh

humor, laughter, brain, funny, psychology, neuroscience, stand-up comedy

Dec. 07, 2012

'Escape Fire' Exposes Flaws of American Healthcare

health care, army, military, pain management

Nov. 30, 2012

What Obamacare Means for Patients -- And Their Docs

obamacare, health care, health care reform, health insurance, medicare, fiscal cliff, medicine, doctors

Nov. 30, 2012

Perhaps Another Reason to Spike That Eggnog?

food safety, eggnog, egg nog, salmonella bacteria, food poisoning, eggs, holiday, christmas, alcohol

Nov. 23, 2012

Waste Not: The Ugly Truth About Food Waste in America

food waste, agriculture, greenhouse gases, energy, nutrition, obesity, overeating

Nov. 09, 2012

Oliver Sacks: Hallucinations

oliver sacks, brain, hallucinations, drugs, visions, neuroscience

Nov. 09, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Claims Thousands of NYU Lab Mice

hurricane sandy, flooding, medical research, mice, lab mice, lab rats, lab animals, biomedical research, bioscience

Nov. 02, 2012

Genetic Clues May Help Unravel Cause of Crohn’s

ibd, irritable bowel disease, crohn's, colitis, inflammation, probiotics, bacteria

Oct. 26, 2012

Scared to Death... Literally

cardiology, fright, fear, scared to death, frightened to death, heart attack, adrenaline, fight or flight

Oct. 26, 2012

Medusa's Gaze and Vampire's Bite

monsters, vampires, zombies, Halloween, bats, literature, fiction, spooky science

Oct. 26, 2012

Plunging Into the Science of BASE Jumping

physics, parachute, base jumping, skydiving, aerodynamics, flight, bernoulli principle, air, fear, focus

Oct. 19, 2012

When Infections "Spillover"

zoonotic disease, zoonoses, animal diseases, crossover, spillover, virus, plague, ebola, west nile virus, HIV

Oct. 12, 2012

Feds to Debate Marijuana as Medicine

medical marijuana, cannabis, pot, medical pot, appeals court, weed, hemp, smoking

Oct. 12, 2012

2012 Nobel Prizes Recognize Pioneering Science

nobel prize, physiology, medicne, physics, chemistry, 2012 nobel prizes, sweden

Oct. 05, 2012

What Your Genes Can Tell You About Your Memory

memory, learning, brain, neurochemicals, neurotransmitter, memory molecule, long term memory

Oct. 05, 2012

From Stem Cells to Eggs (and Beyond)

stem cells, eggs, reproductive system, mice, cell differentiation

Sep. 21, 2012

Can Government Bans Tackle Obesity?

food, obesity, nutrition, soda, sweetened drinks, new york city, department of health,

Sep. 21, 2012

Waste Not: The Ugly Truth About Food Waste in America

food, wasted food, calories, food production, harvest, consumption of food

Sep. 21, 2012

What the Doctor Ordered: Building New Body Parts

regeneration, bioengineering, body parts, regrow, injury, tissue, bionic man, regenerative medicine

Sep. 14, 2012

Microbes Benefit More Than Just the Gut

nose, sinus, allergies, inflammation, bacteria, microbiome, microbiota, microbes, pickle, lactobacillus, sinus infection, health

Sep. 07, 2012

Seeing Through the Smoke -- The Secrets in a Cigarette

smoking, quitting smoking, tobacco, cigarettes, cigarette additives, how to quit smoking, cigarette ingredients, nicotine vaccine, addiction

Sep. 07, 2012

Study May Link Pro Football, Brain Decline

football, alzheimer's, neurodegenerative disease, ALS, dementia, athetes, football player health problems, NFL

Sep. 07, 2012

Tracking Viruses from Animals to People

virus, viruses, janta virus, west nile virus, heartland virus, zoonotic diseases, outbreak, virology

Aug. 31, 2012

Meet the Brains Behind 'Bones'

bones, forensic anthropology, forensic science, crime, detectives, murder mystery, television show

Aug. 24, 2012

David Eagleman Gets Inside Our Heads

incognito, neurology, neuroscience, perception, brain, consciousness

Aug. 17, 2012

Some Docs Doubt Blood Type, Heart Disease Link

blood types, bloodtype, heart disease, coronary, heart, blood pressure, medicine, health

Aug. 17, 2012

Solar Toilet Disinfects Waste, Makes Hydrogen Fuel

toilet, sewage, human waste, feces, wastewater, health, gates foundation, developing world, public health

Aug. 17, 2012

Working Towards a Universal Flu Vaccine

flu, influenza, virus, h5n1, swine flu, avian flu, bird flu, vaccines, vaccine development, antibodies, immune system, sick

Aug. 10, 2012

Attacking Alzheimer’s with Antibodies, Hormones

Alzheimer's disease, memory, brain, mental health, dementia, amyloid plaques, tangles

Aug. 10, 2012

SciFri Book Club Talks ‘Monkey Mind’

anxiety, anxious, nervous, neurotic, psychology, psychological

Aug. 03, 2012

One Doc’s Prescription for Hassle-Free Healthcare

medicine, health care, insurance, health coverage, medical care, doctors

Aug. 03, 2012

Spending the Holidays at a Toxic Waste Site

toxic waste, superfund site, pollution, radioactive, contaminated, brownfields, chernobyl, nuclear disaster

Jul. 27, 2012

Building Organs, On One Microchip at a Time

biomedical research, organ on a chip, lab on a chip, animal testing

Jul. 27, 2012

"Resilience" Looks at How Things Bounce Back

change, systems, rebound, systems analysis, systems design, recovery

Jul. 20, 2012

Technology Could Give Athletes an Edge at Olympic Park

olympics, olympic games, london 2012, sports, athletics, athletes, technology

Jul. 20, 2012

Getting High: Physics of the Fosbury Flop

olympics, olympic games, london 2012, athletics, athletes, sports, high jump, highjump, fosberry flop, biomechanics

Jul. 20, 2012

Sniffing Out the Science Behind Sports Doping

olympics, olympic games, london 2012, athletics, athletes, sports, doping, performance enhancing drugs, sports medicine, drug testing, hormones

Jul. 13, 2012

Tumors Evade Treatment with Help from Neighboring Cells

cancer, tumors, medicine, medical research, cancer treatment

Jul. 13, 2012

Silk Stretches Drugs’ Shelf Life to New Lengths

medicine, vaccines, drugs, silk, biomedical engineering, vaccine preservation

Jul. 13, 2012

Myths and Tips on Keeping Your Cool This Summer

hydration, health, exercise, heatstroke, caffeine, water

Jul. 13, 2012

Look, Listen, Taste

taste, senses, sensory, neurology, smell, sight, Marc Abrams, Improbable Research

Jul. 06, 2012

What's Your IQ on SPF?

sunscreen, uva, uvb, ultraviolet radiation, sun block, suntan lotion, sun tan lotion, nanoparticles, skin cancer, melanoma, vitamin d, summer, sunshine

Jul. 06, 2012

Relishing the Science of the BBQ

barbecue, bbq, cookout, summer, meat, grilling, mayo, mayonnaise, food safety. picnic, ketchup, catsup, pickles, condiments, coating, bottle, fermentation, brine

Jul. 06, 2012

SciFri Book Club Talks Silent Spring

science friday book club, scifri book club, silent spring, rachel carson, ddt, pesticides, love canal, toxic chemicals, superfund site

Jun. 22, 2012

Field Trip! Can You Stomach It?

museum, medical history, philadelphia, medical devices, medical oddities, history, tourism, tourists, Mütter Museum

Jun. 22, 2012

What Your Brain Looks Like When You Lose Self-Control

brain, neuroscience, control, desire, impulse, fmri, mri, human behavior, dieting

Jun. 15, 2012

How the Morning-After Pill Works

contraception, birth control, conception, reproductive health, emergency contraception, plan b, fda, implantation, abortion

Jun. 15, 2012

Mapping the Microbial Make-Up of Healthy Humans

bacteria, bacterial, microbial, virus, environment, microbe, microbiome project

Jun. 15, 2012

Bacterial Armor Imaged, Down to the Details

bacteria, bacterium, coating, protein coat, antibiotics, antimicrobials, disinfectant

Jun. 15, 2012

Virus Hunter Recalls Discovery of Ebola and HIV

virus, hiv, aids, ebola, emerging infectious diseases, virus hunter, public health, no time to lose, peter piot, Africa, UNAIDS

Jun. 08, 2012

Identifying the Real Culprit Behind Killer Vascular Diseases

stem cells, vascular disease, medicine, veins, arteries, heart, cholesterol, stent

Jun. 01, 2012

Why Ignorance Trumps Knowledge in Scientific Pursuit

research, scientific method, curiosity, ignorance, neuroscientist, Stuart Firestein

Jun. 01, 2012

Can Technology Deliver Better Health Care?

health care, medicine, doctors, hmos, insurance, digital medicine, personalized medicine

Jun. 01, 2012

Remembering a Son in Immortal Bird

health care, doctors, medicine, tragedy, children, memoir, cardiac medicine, heart, organ transplant

Jun. 01, 2012

Paralyzed Rats Walk, Even Sprint After Rehab

spinal cord, paralysis, nerve damage, spinal injury, quadriplegia, paraplegia

May. 25, 2012

Humans, The World's 'Superomnivores'

food, taste, flavor, eating, culture, cultural heritage

May. 25, 2012

Tick Talk: Lyme Disease Under The Microscope

deer ticks, lyme disease, Lyme borreliosis, Borrelia burgdorferi, zoonosis,tick-borne illness

May. 25, 2012

Breaking Out Of A Web Of Fear

fear, phobias, tarantulas, spiders, heights, flying, public speaking, psychology, scared

May. 25, 2012

What's The Secret To Great Tomato Flavor?

tomato, vegetable, farming, agriculture, food science, flavor, taste, aroma, chemistry

May. 18, 2012

Stroke Victims Think, Robotic Arm Acts

nerve damage, paralyzed, quadriplegic, neural control, assistive technologies, handicapped

May. 18, 2012

Rerouting Working Nerves to Restore Hand Function

paralyzed, quadriplegic, nerve damage, spinal cord

May. 18, 2012

From Rooftops and Abandoned Lots, an Urban Harvest

food, farm, agriculture, vegetables, farming, growing food, raising food, diet, nutrition, cities, city farms, urban farms

May. 11, 2012

Sizing Up Americans in The Weight of the Nation

weight, obesity, diet, exercise, public health

May. 11, 2012

Tracking the Spread of a Nasty Virus

norovirus, public health, epidemiology, infection, sanitary, virology, virus

May. 04, 2012

Actress Mayim Bialik on TV, Science, and the Combo

child development, psychology

Apr. 27, 2012

How Buffett’s Cancer Is Shaping National Dialogue

cancer, warren buffet, prostate cancer, screening

Apr. 27, 2012

A New Stage Play Tackles Athletes and Concussions

neurology, science and the arts, theater, concussion, athletes, brain, head trauma

Mar. 30, 2012

Art, Mind And Brain Intersect In Kandel's Vienna

kandel, brain, memory, art, vienna, learning

Mar. 23, 2012

Picture An Embryo

video embryo dhuman development potw

Mar. 16, 2012

Mount Everest Still Holds Mysteries For Scientists

mount everest, everest, exploration, conrad anker, high altitude, health, mountian climbing

Mar. 09, 2012

How To Get More For Your Bite

food science, taste, nutrition, diet, flavors

Mar. 09, 2012

A Workout Can Change Your DNA

exercise, dna, gene expression, coffee, caffeine

Mar. 09, 2012

Studying Locomotion With Rat Treadmills, Wind Tunnels

flora animals locomotion harvard

Mar. 02, 2012

Partnerships Help Drugmakers Get Closer To Patients

drug, pharmaceutical, medical

Feb. 24, 2012

Mild Winter May Be Keeping Flu Bugs At Bay

flu, influenza, h5n1, seasonal flu, avian influenza

Feb. 24, 2012

Genetic Test Reveals Unexpected Data

genetic testing, genome, disease, health, personal information, ethics

Feb. 24, 2012

Science Diction: The Origin Of 'Tuberculosis'

diction, word, health, tuberculosis

Feb. 17, 2012

Should Sugar Be Regulated Like Alcohol?

sugar, food, diet, sweet, corn syrup

Feb. 10, 2012

Drug Rapidly Counters Effects of Alzheimer's In Mice

alzheimer's disease, alzheimers, tau protein, mouse, mice brain, neuron

Feb. 10, 2012

The Science Of Yoga: The Risks And The Rewards

yoga, exercise, health

Feb. 03, 2012

Listening In On The Brain To Decode Speech

speech, language, brain, mind, scan, mind reading

Feb. 03, 2012

Study Tracks Alzheimer's Progression In Mice

alzheimer's disease, alzheimers, tau protein, mouse, mice brain, neuron

Jan. 27, 2012

Stem Cell Eye Therapy Shows Promise

eye, macular degeneration, rpe, stem cells, hsc, retina

Jan. 20, 2012

Be Here Now: Meditation For The Body And Brain

brain, consciousness, meditation

Jan. 20, 2012

Seeing Super-Fast Animals

flora, animals, speed, fast motion

Jan. 20, 2012

Synthetic Windpipe Transplant Boost For Tissue Engineering

tissue engineering, biotechnology, artificial organs

Jan. 13, 2012

New Tuberculosis Strain Thwarts All Antibiotics

tuberculosis, drug resistance

Jan. 13, 2012

A Doctor Tells All in ‘Confessions Of A Surgeon’

surgeon, medicine, health care, hospitals

Jan. 06, 2012

One Scholar’s Take On The Power of The Placebo

placebo, sugar pill, medicine, psychology

Jan. 06, 2012

Debate Persists Over Publishing Bird Flu Studies

flu, influenza, academic freedom, biosecurity, bioterror, national security

Dec. 30, 2011

Year in Review: Science Stories of 2011

2011, new year's, retrospective, year in review

Dec. 23, 2011

The War On Cancer Turns 40

varmus, research, policy, cancer

Dec. 23, 2011

The Science Behind ‘Breaking Bad’

chemistry, film, television, meth

Dec. 16, 2011

Treating Stress, Speech Disorders With Music

music, brain, medicine, psychology, neurology, sacks

Dec. 09, 2011

Rats Show Empathy, By Freeing Trapped Companions

rat, empathy, brain, friend, social behavior

Dec. 09, 2011

Inbreeding To Blame For Bedbug Renaissance

bedbug, tropical medicine, public health, bed bug

Dec. 09, 2011

Debating Genetically Modified Salmon

salmon, fish, fisheries, genetic engineering, gmo foods, fda, usda

Dec. 09, 2011

Python Could Help Treat Heart Disease

python, snake, biochemistry, heart, metabolism

Dec. 02, 2011

Hitting The ‘Off’ Switch On Antibiotic Resistance

darpa, antibiotics, medicine, nanotechnology, future

Dec. 02, 2011

Combatting Depression With Meditation, Diet

weil, health, happiness

Nov. 25, 2011

A Tale Of Two Addicts: Freud, Halsted And Cocaine

freud, cocaine, markel, history, psychology, brain, drug addiction

Nov. 25, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of ‘Stethoscope’

markel diction stethoscope doctor medicine history

Nov. 18, 2011

Strangers Can Spot Genetic Disposition For Empathy

empathy, brain, genetics, oxytocin, caring

Nov. 18, 2011

Building A Better Toilet

sanitation, water, toilet, waste, sewage

Nov. 18, 2011

Geron To End Embryonic Stem Cell Research

stem cells, biotechnology, business, clinical trials, spinal cord injury

Nov. 11, 2011

Cure Winter Blues With Light Therapy--Or The Beach

seasonal affective disorder, sad, lightboxes, light therapy, depression

Nov. 04, 2011

Peering Into The Brain, But At What?

brian neuron neuroscience behavior learning

Nov. 04, 2011

Mosquitoes Engineered To Kill Their Own Kind

biotechnology eengineering dengue malaria mosquito

Oct. 28, 2011

Analysis Raises Questions On Flu Shot For Seniors

flu influenza sickness disease vaccine health

Oct. 28, 2011

Scientific Case Still Open On 2001 Anthrax Attacks

911, 9-11, 9/11, september 11, anthrax, terrorism, forensics, crime

Oct. 28, 2011

Does Probiotic Yogurt Really Affect Digestion?

gut microbes bacteria probiotic health digestion food

Oct. 21, 2011

Exploring Multiple Personalities In ‘Sybil Exposed’

mpd, psychology, fraud, multiple personalities, split personalities

Oct. 14, 2011

More Reasons To Eat Your Fruits And Veggies

veggies vegetables greens oxidation dna genetics health

Oct. 07, 2011

Is Human Violence On The Wane?

pinker violence brain evolution

Oct. 07, 2011

A Virtual Arm That Talks With The Brain

brain neurology prosthesis prosthetic robotic arm neural control

Sep. 30, 2011

Could A Lack Of Empathy Explain Cruelty?

evil empathy brain evolution

Sep. 30, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word 'Epilepsy'

markel diction epilepsy history words

Sep. 30, 2011

The Real Virologist Behind €œContagion

virus contagion movie film outbreak

Sep. 16, 2011

Science Looks At The Sibling Effect

siblings, brothers, sisters, social science

Sep. 09, 2011

A Virus That Affects Caterpillar Behavior

caterpillar, gene, virus, brain, gypsy moth

Sep. 02, 2011

Probiotic Bacteria Chill Out Anxious Mice

mouse, probiotic, bacteria, stress

Sep. 02, 2011

DNA Detective Work Identifies Black Death Culprit

plague, bubonic plague, black death, yersina pestis

Sep. 02, 2011

Delivering Viruses To Try And Kill Tumors

cancer, virus, oncolytic, clinical trial, Jennerex

Aug. 26, 2011

A Look Back At 9/11 In ‘I Heard The Sirens Scream’

911, 9-11, 9/11, september 11, anthrax, terrorism

Aug. 19, 2011

Students Tackle ‘Kids’ Science Challenge’

education, invention, kids

Aug. 19, 2011

An Outhouse For The Sea

video flora toilet sanitation compost

Aug. 05, 2011

Mining the Disabled List for Insight Into Baseball Injuries

baseball, sports, injuries

Jul. 22, 2011

Remodeling Hearts With Stem Cells

stem cells, heart, medical, treatment

Jul. 22, 2011

Exploring The Wild Life Of Our Bodies

organisms, bacteria, skin, bodies, microbes, bugs

Jul. 22, 2011

A Tale Of Two Addicts: Freud, Halsted And Cocaine

markel, diction, addiction, cocoaine, coca, freud, halstead

Jul. 15, 2011

Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea Found In Japan

disease, std, sexually transmitted disease, clap

Jul. 08, 2011

Using Science To Raise The Perfect Porterhouse

texas beef meat sna antonio remote steak grilling

Jun. 24, 2011

Student Inventors Dream Up A Better Wheelchair

student,,invent, invention, engineering

Jun. 24, 2011

Swaying Of Hammock Lulls Brain Into Deeper Sleep

brain waves slepp rocking hammock

Jun. 17, 2011

Can “Stem Cell” Treatments Help Athletes?

stem cell medical therapy experimental

Jun. 10, 2011

Gene Mutations Offer Clues On The Autistic Brain

autism brain neurology mccarthy

Jun. 10, 2011

Video Pick: Growing Hearts and Bones

film video flora cells tissue heart bones medical

Jun. 03, 2011

Can Literature Make A Better Doctor?

medicine heath doctor

Jun. 03, 2011

Novelist, Doctor Chris Adrian On

medicine heatlh physician author literature

May. 27, 2011

Are Math Skills Built In To The Human Brain?

math geometry brain mathematics

May. 27, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word "Syphilis"

science diction, words, syphilis, syphillis, std, sexually transmitted disease

May. 27, 2011

Examining The Hummingbird Tongue

video flora film tongue lick slurp

May. 13, 2011

Studying Schizophrenia, By Giving It To Computers

brain mental illness schizophrenia computing

May. 13, 2011

Can Viruses Be Used To Fight Cancer?

cancer health medicine illness

May. 06, 2011

When Packing On Pounds, Location Counts

fat, abdominal fat, obesity, adipose tissue

May. 06, 2011

Carl Zimmer Explores The Weird Lives Of Viruses

virus phage bacteria carl zimmer

Apr. 29, 2011

Sleep-Deprived Rats Take "Brain Naps"

sleep, brain, neuron, dreaming

Apr. 29, 2011

Medicine, Murder And The History of Transfusion

blood, transfusion, medicine

Apr. 15, 2011

Assessing Nuclear Power's Safety

nuclear, energy, disaster, japan, reactor, earthquake, radiation

Apr. 08, 2011

Sifting Genes For Clues To Alzheimer's

alzheimer's brain neurology genes genetics

Apr. 08, 2011

Video Pick: Seeing The World Through Whiskers

rat, cat, whiskers, senses

Apr. 01, 2011

Sorting Out the Alphas, Betas and Gammas of Radiation

radioactive, radiation, nuclear, contamination

Apr. 01, 2011

Beyond the ‘War,’ The Future Of Cancer Treatment

cancer, health, biology, disease

Mar. 18, 2011

Camouflaging Red Blood Cells For Transfusion

blood cells, blood types, immune system

Mar. 11, 2011

Getting a Sense of How We Taste Sweetness

taste, senses, flavor, sweet

Mar. 11, 2011

Despite Long Lives, Humans Age Like Other Primates

aging, primates, gerontology

Mar. 11, 2011

TV And Smartphones May Hamper A Good Night's Sleep

sleep, tired, technology, rest

Mar. 04, 2011

Human Papillomavirus Infection And Cancer Risk

hpv, warts, std, cancer

Mar. 04, 2011

Non-Embryonic Stem Cells Have More DNA Damage

stem cells, dna, biology, cells

Feb. 25, 2011

Tracing Signals In The Brain

brain, neuron, axon, dendrite

Feb. 25, 2011

Cell Phone Radiation Affects Brain, Study Says

brain, rf, radiation, cell phone, cellular phone

Feb. 25, 2011

Creating The Illusion Of A Different Body

brain, illusion, arm, prosthetic

Feb. 25, 2011

Pick of the Week: Looking At What The Eye Sees

video, film, flora

Feb. 25, 2011

Being Bilingual Not Only A Boon For Native Tongues

learning, language, child development

Feb. 18, 2011

Creature Feature: Jumping Fleas, Burrowing Owls

film video flora fleas

Feb. 11, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of 'Antibiotic'

science diction, words, history, antibiotic

Feb. 11, 2011

The ‘Science Of Kissing’

kiss, love, emotion, valentine, heart

Feb. 04, 2011

Quicker Recipe For Turning Skin Cells Into Heart Cells

skin cells, heart, cardio, stem cells

Feb. 04, 2011

Walking Your Way To A Bigger Brain

exercise, aging, memory, dementia, mental health

Feb. 04, 2011

Can Dogs Smell Cancer?

dog, canine, cancer, biomarker, health, small, odor

Jan. 28, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of 'Physician'

science diction, words, history, physician

Dec. 31, 2010

2010 Science Year In Review

review science biology health medicine news

Dec. 24, 2010

The Eggnog Diaries

video, eggnog, egg nog, alcohol, food

Dec. 17, 2010

No Fear

fear, brain, amygdala, nervous, fright

Dec. 10, 2010

Imagined Eating

food diet eating psychology brain

Dec. 10, 2010

Isabella Rossellini's 'Seduce Me'

art, science, mating, attraction, green porno

Dec. 03, 2010

Oliver Sacks and 'The Mind's Eye'

brain, vision, eye, sacks, cancer, desktop diaries

Nov. 26, 2010

Holiday Tastes and Smells

smell, taste, holiday

Nov. 19, 2010

Kinect Technology

game, kinect, microsoft, xbox

Nov. 12, 2010

Antonio Damasio: Self Comes To Mind

brain consciousness self mind

Nov. 12, 2010

Are You Happy?

happy, joy, pleasure, brain

Nov. 05, 2010

Concussions and Athletes

sports, athletics, brain, concussion, brain trauma, head injury

Nov. 05, 2010

Science and Morality

morality, debate, ethics, right from wrong

Oct. 29, 2010

Lungs, Taste, and Asthma

taste, sensation, receptor, taste buds, asthma, lung, breathing

Oct. 29, 2010

The Thousand Genomes Project

genomes, genetics, dna, chromosome

Oct. 29, 2010


cholera, illness, water, sanitation

Oct. 22, 2010

Ira Asks: How Do They Make Eyeglasses?

eyeglasses, vision, sight, eye, lens, optometrist, optician

Oct. 22, 2010

Yellow Dirt

radiaition, mining, navajo, indian, environment

Oct. 22, 2010

Science Diction: Cancer

cancer, words, diction, markel

Oct. 15, 2010

The Pot Book

pot, marijuana, cannabis

Oct. 08, 2010

Healthy Eating

food nutrition waste vegetables food pyramid

Oct. 08, 2010

To Sleep, Perchance To Slim

sleep, obesity, fat, nutrition, diet

Sep. 24, 2010

Almost Chimpanzee

chimpanzee human genetics

Sep. 24, 2010

Looking at the Ethics of Personalized Medicine

personliazed medicine, dna, genetics, health care, bioethics, ethics

Sep. 24, 2010

Forensic Art

art, forensics, composite sketch, crime scene, witness, police

Sep. 24, 2010

Video Pick of the Week: Composite Sketch

art, forensics, composite sketch, crime scene, witness, police

Sep. 17, 2010

Putting Care in Context

health care, doctors, medicine

Sep. 10, 2010

When to Test for Prostate Cancer?

prostate cancer PSA DRE biopsy surgery urologist

Sep. 10, 2010

Video Pick: Gotta Dance

dance movement biomechanics video flora

Sep. 10, 2010

Malaria Update

malaria disease world health mosquito parasite

Sep. 03, 2010

Insomnia and Mortality

sleep insomnia mental health

Sep. 03, 2010

Mental Exercise and Dementia

mental health aging alzheimers dementia cognitive decline

Sep. 03, 2010

Organic or Not?

organic food, agriculture, nutrition

Aug. 27, 2010

Stem Cell Policy Update

stem cell, ethics, dickey-wicker, lamberth, embryonic, esc

Aug. 27, 2010


bedbugs, bed bugs, insect, blood, psychology

Aug. 27, 2010

The Science of Smell

smell, aroma, scent

Aug. 20, 2010

Meditation and the Brain

brain, learning, meditation, neural

Aug. 06, 2010

Bad Days for Bats

bats, disease, white nose syndrome, fungus

Aug. 06, 2010

Cooking for Geeks

kitchen, cooking, chemistry, food

Aug. 06, 2010

BPA in Store Receipts

bpa, plastics, hormone, estrogen

Jul. 30, 2010

The Virus In Your Genes

virus, genes, genetic

Jul. 30, 2010

What's Your Doctor Writing? Checking Your Medical Records

medical, doctor, records, notes

Jul. 23, 2010

How Pleasure Works

pleasure art brain

Jul. 23, 2010


hiv aids virus disease

Jul. 16, 2010

From Lab to Pharmacy

medicine medical cancer varmus nih nci

Jul. 09, 2010

Building New Neurons

brain, learning, memory, mice, alzheimers

Jul. 09, 2010


band music science brain

Jul. 09, 2010

Time for a Swim? What's In That Pool?

pool, chemistry, water, yuck

Jul. 02, 2010

Loop Hearing

hearing, assistive technologies, ear, heraing air

Jul. 02, 2010

Centenarian Genes

age, aging, genetics, genes, longevity, centenarian

Jul. 02, 2010

Got Garlic? The Science of Alliums

onions, garlic, alliums, chemistry

Jun. 25, 2010

Building a Lung

lung, organ, tissue, body

Jun. 25, 2010

A Relative for Lucy

lucy, skeleton, anthropology

Jun. 25, 2010

A Soft Life, With Rough Spots

psychology, brain, metaphor

Jun. 25, 2010

Medicare Payments to Doctors

politics, congress, medicare, health care

Jun. 25, 2010

Medical Marijuana

cannabis, marijuana, weed

Jun. 18, 2010

Building Up The Immune System -- In Plastic

immune system, immunity, plastic, toxin, health

Jun. 18, 2010

Science Diction: X-Ray

xray, x-ray, word files, word philes science diction

Jun. 11, 2010

Food Allergies

food allergy, anaphalaxis, allergies, immune system, immunity

Jun. 11, 2010


brain, neural, addiction, multitasking

Jun. 11, 2010

The Middle-Aged Brain

brain, age, mental health, neurology

Jun. 04, 2010

Breast Cancer Update

breast cancer, genetics, cancer vaccines

Jun. 04, 2010

Bad News Burnout

depression, mental, bad news

May. 21, 2010

Stem Cell Research Update

stem cell, research, ethics, politics

May. 14, 2010

Is it Right to Nick?

female genital cutting, genital mutilation, health care, doctors

May. 14, 2010


stuff, hoarding, psychology

May. 14, 2010

MRIs and the Law

brain, fmri, iamging, lie detector, neurology

Apr. 30, 2010

Laughter and Health

laughter, funny, health, hormones, appetitie

Apr. 23, 2010


pollen, allergies, plants, botany

Apr. 16, 2010


infection, infectious disease, hospital acquired infection, mrsa

Apr. 02, 2010

Deborah Blum and The Poisoner's Handbook

poison, blum, forensics, crime, history

Apr. 02, 2010

Bees and Beekeeping

bees, beekeeping, apiary, ccd, colony collapse disorder

Mar. 19, 2010

All Aboard the Electric Bikes

bike, bicycle, energy, transportation

Mar. 12, 2010

Genetically Modified Crops

genetically modified, gm, biotech crops,

Mar. 05, 2010

From Thought To Movement

brain, neural interface, prosthetic

Feb. 19, 2010

Studying Epilepsy in Sea Lions

sea lion, ocean, aaas, health, brain, epilepsy

Feb. 19, 2010

Dolphins and Comparative Medicine

dolphin, zoonotic, zoonoses, aaas, ocean, health

Feb. 12, 2010

Listening to Frog Love Songs

frogs, songs, communication

Feb. 12, 2010

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

cancer, hela, skloot, bioethics

Feb. 05, 2010

Science and the Budget

budget, funding , congress, obama

Feb. 05, 2010

'Manufacturing Depression'

depression, mental health

Feb. 05, 2010

Gene Doping in Sports

sports, olympics, athletics, genetics, gene

Jan. 29, 2010

Rotifers, Reproduction, and the Red Queen

evolution, rotifer, red queen

Jan. 22, 2010

BPA and the FDA

bpa, plastic, health

Jan. 22, 2010

Rewiring the Brain With Stem Cells

stem cell, neuron, brain

Jan. 15, 2010

The Lifespan Of Couch Potatoes

obesity, weight, activity, exercise, television

Jan. 15, 2010

Adjusting the Doomsday Clock

clock, catastrophe, seconds to midnight

Jan. 15, 2010

Science and Race

race, racial differences, prejudice

Jan. 08, 2010

Obesity Research

weight, diet, obesity, health

Jan. 08, 2010

Eric Kandel

kandel, brain, neurobiology, memory

Jan. 01, 2010

Caffeine and Alcohol

coffee, alcohol, intoxication, sober

Dec. 25, 2009

Buying Happiness

psychology, happiness

Dec. 18, 2009

Weekends at Bellevue

bellevue, psychiatric, psych er, doctor, emergency room

Dec. 11, 2009

Gene Patenting

genes, genetics, gene patents, brca, alcu, myriad genetics

Dec. 11, 2009

Coffee and Prostate Cancer

prostate cancer, coffee, health

Dec. 11, 2009

Erasing Fear Memories

fear, memory, brain, mental health

Dec. 04, 2009

The Science of Clinical Psychology

psychology, brain, psychothereapy

Nov. 20, 2009

Tropical Medicine Update

tropical medicine, nipah, malaria, dengue

Nov. 20, 2009

New Mammography Guidelines

mammography, breast cancer, mammogram

Nov. 20, 2009


smallpox, biodefense, bioterror

Nov. 13, 2009

Two Personalities, One Brain?

mpd, multiple personalitiy disorder, dissociative identity disorder

Nov. 13, 2009

One-Woman Show Presents Voices of the Health Care Debate

theater, art, actress, actor

Nov. 06, 2009


brain damage, concussions, sports

Nov. 06, 2009

Health Care and Values

bioethics, values, health care policy

Oct. 30, 2009

Gene Therapy and Blindness

vision, eye, blindness, gene therapy, genetics

Oct. 30, 2009

Running Research

running, race, speed, evolution, physiology

Oct. 30, 2009


meat, human, cannibal, halloween

Oct. 30, 2009

Science of Zombies

zombie, undead, halloween

Oct. 23, 2009

Neuroscience Meeting Highlights

brian, neurology, neuroscience

Oct. 23, 2009

Now Hear This

ear, hearing, brain, sound

Oct. 23, 2009

All Listeners Must Wash Hands

health, washing, sterilization, cleaning, bacteria, infection, disease

Oct. 23, 2009

Are Humans Still Evolving?

evolution, humans, medicine

Oct. 23, 2009

Frans de Waal and 'The Age of Empathy'

empathy, primates, apes, de waal

Oct. 16, 2009

Creating Memories

brain, memory, learning, neuron, memory

Oct. 16, 2009

A Virus and Chronic Fatigue?

chronic fatigue, cfs, fibromyalgia, xmrv, virus

Oct. 16, 2009

Rare Mother-to-Fetus Cancer Transmission Described

cancer, cells, pregnant, leukemia, baby, infant

Oct. 09, 2009

Being a Veterinarian

animals, veterinarian, veterinary medicine

Oct. 02, 2009

Early Hominid Fossil Find

ardi, fossil, hominid, evolution

Oct. 02, 2009

Lester Brown: Plan B 4.0

economics, energy policy, globalization, environment

Sep. 25, 2009


connected, social networks, behavior, social

Sep. 18, 2009

How Clean is the Shower?

shower, health, bacteria

Sep. 11, 2009

NIH Director Francis Collins

nih, policy, collins,

Sep. 11, 2009

ADHD And The Brain's Reward System

brain, adhd, attention deficit, dopamine, addiction

Sep. 04, 2009

Colleges Preparing for Swine Flu

flu, influenza, swine flu, h1n1

Sep. 04, 2009

'Watchful Waiting' on Prostate Cancer Treatment

prostate cancer, treatment, risk, watchful waiting

Aug. 28, 2009

Science News Roundup

roundup ozone dna laughing gas

Aug. 28, 2009

Testosterone Affects Some Women’s Career Choices

testosterone women gender

Aug. 28, 2009

Investigating Katrina Hospital Deaths

new orleans medicine katrina hospital

Aug. 07, 2009

The Buzz On Bees: Coping With Vanishing Colonies

bees, apiology, apiary, colony collapse

Jul. 31, 2009

H1N1 'Swine Flu' Update

flu, influenza, swine flu, outbreak, h1n1

Jul. 24, 2009

Cell Phone Microscope

cell phone, microscope, developing countries, medical

Jul. 24, 2009

Why We Trust

trust, brian, emotion, damasio

Jul. 24, 2009

The Science of Decision-Making

decision, brain, choices, psychology

Jul. 17, 2009

Of Genes and Antibodies

genetics, immunity, immune system, antibodies

Jul. 10, 2009

A New Swine Virus

ebola, marburg, reston, virus, infectious disease

Jul. 10, 2009

Reforming Healthcare Reform

health care reform, doctors, medicine, medical care, health insurance

Jul. 10, 2009

The Heart of Power

health care, history, policy, politics, medicine

Jul. 10, 2009

Longevity Compound

rapamycin, aging, longevity, medicine, health

Jul. 10, 2009

Snacks, Overeating, and Sensory Science

food, obesity, diet, health

Jul. 03, 2009

Some Projects to Try on Your Summer Vacation (Or Perhaps Not)

diy, experiemnts, chemistry, physics, risk, dangerous

Jun. 19, 2009

Health Care Reform

health care policy, health insurance, medical care, doctors

Jun. 19, 2009

A Package of Dad's Genes

male, genetics, genome, cells, sperm, human development

Jun. 12, 2009

The Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram

milgram, obedience

Jun. 12, 2009

Why Do We Have Fingerprints?

fingerprints, evolution

Jun. 05, 2009

Cancer Vaccine Update

cancer vaccines

May. 29, 2009

How We Hear

hearing, sound, speech processing

May. 29, 2009

The Body's Bacteria

skin, bacteria

May. 29, 2009


dissection, anatomy, medicine, history

May. 22, 2009

Stem Cell Research Funding Update

stem cell, ethics, research, medicine

May. 22, 2009

Food Shortages and Civilization

fear, lester brown, civilization, food, agriculture

May. 15, 2009

Home-Run Physics

baseball, physics, statistics

May. 15, 2009

The Modern Dog

dog, genetics, evolution, communnication

May. 08, 2009

Influenza Research

flu, influenza, illness, health, infection

May. 08, 2009

The Hobbit Debate

hobbit, hominid, hominin, human ancestors, anthropology

May. 01, 2009

Influenza Update

flu, influenza, swine flu, outbreak, h1n1

Apr. 24, 2009

Seasonal Allergies

allergies, hayfever, histamines, antihistamines

Apr. 24, 2009

New Approaches to Targeted Cancer Therapy

cancer, gene therapy, tumor, p53, nanoparticles

Apr. 17, 2009

Night Vision and DNA

eye, vision, dna, genetics

Apr. 10, 2009

Brown Fat

brown fat, calories, weight, diet, nutrition

Mar. 27, 2009

Thinning Brain May Point to Depression

brain, depression, neurology

Mar. 13, 2009

Altering Fearful Memories

memory, brain, ptsd, fear

Mar. 06, 2009

Viral Bacteria-Killers

phage, virus, MRSA, antibiotics

Mar. 06, 2009

Caring for White-Nose Syndrome Bats

bats, caves, white nose syndrome

Mar. 06, 2009

Don Johanson - Lucy's Legacy

lucy, anthropology, fossil, hominid, human

Mar. 06, 2009

Oldest Fossil Brain Discovered

brain, fossil, fish

Feb. 27, 2009

Are All Calories Created Equal?

diet, nutrition

Feb. 27, 2009

Why Do People Go Gray?

hair, aging, peroxide

Feb. 27, 2009

Towards a Universal Flu Vaccine

flu, influenza, vaccines, health, antibodies, antiviral

Feb. 13, 2009

Prosthetic Limb Advance

arm, prosthetic limb, rehabilitiation

Feb. 06, 2009

Future of the FDA

fda, food, drugs, food safety, salmonella

Jan. 30, 2009

Harold Varmus

varmus, science policy, biology, cancer, obama

Jan. 23, 2009

First Human Clinical Trial of Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Approved

stem cells, biotechnology, human embryonic stem cells, medicine

Jan. 23, 2009

Turning Down Your Ears

ear, hearing, sound

Jan. 16, 2009

Antimicrobial Copper?

copper, infections, health

Jan. 16, 2009

Fish and Mercury

mercury, fish, seafood, brain

Jan. 16, 2009

50 Years of Pheromones

phereomones, signalling

Jan. 09, 2009

Third-Hand Smoke

smoking, smoke, health, cancer

Jan. 09, 2009

Understanding Medical Statistics

medical statistics, risk

Jan. 09, 2009


gullibility, psychology, scam

Jan. 09, 2009

Diabetes Research Update

diabetes, resveratrol , wine, grapes, insulin, apelin

Jan. 02, 2009

Controlling Mosquitoes With Bacteria

mosquito, virus, bacteria

Jan. 02, 2009

Sniffle, Sneeze, Urrp: Time for Colds and Flu

colds, flu, health, medicine

Dec. 26, 2008

Keep the Holidays Merry - and Safe

poison, toxins, holidays

Dec. 26, 2008

Making New Year's Resolutions Stick

new year, holiday, psychology

Dec. 19, 2008

2008 Science News In Review

2008, year in review, news

Dec. 12, 2008

HM, Amnesia, and Memory

brain, memory, amnesia, HM

Dec. 05, 2008

Smiling In Groups

happiness, social networks

Nov. 28, 2008

Psychology of Food and Eating

food, eating, nutrition, psychology

Nov. 21, 2008

A Community of Thousands -- In Your Gut

bacteria, gut, intestine, digestive

Nov. 14, 2008

Statins as Preventative Medicine?

crestor, CRP, heart, cardiovascular, statins, cholesterol

Nov. 14, 2008

Researchers Discover How Bleach Disinfects

bleach, disinfectant, bacteria

Nov. 14, 2008

Music and Cardiovascular Health

vascualr system, heart health, blood flow, music, endorphins

Nov. 07, 2008

Vitamin B3 and Alzheimer's

brain, alzheimer's, neurology, vitmain

Nov. 07, 2008

Cancer Genome Sequenced

genes, genetics, cancer

Nov. 07, 2008

Diabetes Research News

diabetes, resveratrol , wine, grapes, insulin, apelin

Oct. 31, 2008

The Secret of The Mummy's DNA

mummy, dna, mitochondrial dna, evolution

Oct. 31, 2008

Stem Cell Research and the Election

stem cells, medical research, human embryonic stem cells, hsc

Oct. 31, 2008

Bat Crisis Update

bats, wildlife, pollinators, zoonoses, epidemic, fungus

Oct. 31, 2008

Vampire Bats and Other Blood-Suckers

blood, bats, vampires

Oct. 24, 2008

Food and The President

food, agriculture, farms, farming, farm bill

Oct. 24, 2008

Personal Genome Project

genetics, genome, privacy, genetic testing

Oct. 17, 2008

Who's An Expert?

expertise, experts, specialization, information, decision-making

Oct. 17, 2008

A New Approach for Antibiotics

TB, antibiotics, disease, medicine

Oct. 10, 2008

Mental Health Gets Insurance Parity

addiction, mental health, health care

Sep. 26, 2008

Carl Djerassi's 'Taboos'

djerassi. theater, theatre, art, taboos, play, reproduction

Sep. 19, 2008

Chile Peppers

chile, chilli, peppers, scoville, spicy

Sep. 12, 2008

Genes -- And How Humans Got Their Dexterity

hand, opposable thumbs, limb development

Sep. 12, 2008

The Fabulous Fungi

fungi, fungus, mold, yeast, mushrooms

Sep. 05, 2008

Health and the Election

health care, research, elections, voting

Aug. 29, 2008

Diabetes News

diabetes, immune system, insulin

Aug. 29, 2008

Childhood Vaccinations

vaccines, vaccination, autism, measles, public health

Aug. 22, 2008

How Undecided Are 'Undecided Voters?'

polling, decisionmaking, unconscious thought, bias, race

Aug. 15, 2008

Mass Extinction Event On the Horizon?

mass extinction, biodiversity

Aug. 08, 2008

Drug Testing Examined

drug testing doping chemistry sports

Aug. 01, 2008

Alzheimer's Research

brain, alzheimers

Aug. 01, 2008

Tracking Accidental Drug Deaths

prescription drugs, alcohol, medical errors

Aug. 01, 2008

Exercise in a Pill?

exercise, metabolism, nutrition

Aug. 01, 2008

Olympic Air

air pollution, olympics, beijing, china

Jul. 25, 2008

Secrets of the Spleen

spleen, immune, brain

Jul. 25, 2008

A New Direction for AIDS Vaccine Research

aids vaccine, hiv, fauci

Jul. 25, 2008

Tobacco Plants Grow Cancer Vaccines

cancer, genetics, biopharm, cancer vaccines

Jul. 25, 2008

Treating Depression

depression, mental health, unstuck book

Jul. 18, 2008

Stomach Bug May Help Battle Asthma

asthma, allergies, ulcers, bacteria, pylori

Jul. 18, 2008

Remembering Michael DeBakey

debakey, heart, obituary, bypass

Jul. 11, 2008

Genetics and ADHD

adhd, brain, genetics

Jul. 11, 2008

How Does Your Garden Grow?

gardening, plants, vegetables, edible landscaping

Jul. 04, 2008

Batter Up!

baseball, bat, maple, wod, ash, emerald ash borer

Jul. 04, 2008


water, bottles, environment

Jun. 27, 2008

New Research into Stroke and the Brain

stroke, brain, neurology

Jun. 27, 2008

Stroke of Insight

stroke, brain, recovery

Jun. 20, 2008

Coffee Smell Wakes Up Genes

coffee, stress, genetics, sleep

Jun. 13, 2008

Tune Deafness and the Brain

music, brain, consciousness

Jun. 13, 2008

The Circadian Advantage

sleep, sports, circadian clock, body clock,

Jun. 13, 2008

Tomatoes and Salmonella

tomato, salmonella, foodborne illness, food safety

Jun. 06, 2008

The Happening

movie, art, cinema, film, environment

Jun. 06, 2008

Richard Preston: Panic in Level 4

preston, ebola, biosafety,

May. 30, 2008

Monkey's Thoughts Move Robot Arm

prosthetic, neural, brain

May. 30, 2008


population, environment, climate change, resources

May. 23, 2008

Circadian Clock Sets at Lunchtime

food, eating, circadian clock

May. 23, 2008

Nanotube Safety

nanotube, nanotechnology, health, environment

May. 16, 2008

The Science of Brewing

beer, brewing, ale, pilsner, milwaukee, wisconsin

May. 09, 2008

Weedkiller Worries

atrazine, pesticides, chemical, hormonal, hormone, endocrine

May. 09, 2008

An AIDS Anniversary

aids, hiv, immune system

May. 02, 2008

Salty Water for Better Tomatoes?

tomato, water, antioxidants

May. 02, 2008

Looking Inside the Human Brain

fmri, brain imaging, neurology, psychology, alcohol

May. 02, 2008

Gene Therapy for Blindness

eye, vision, gene therapy

May. 02, 2008

Life Expectancy Dips for Some in the US

medicine, health, life expectancy, povery

Apr. 25, 2008

Towards Test-Tube Meat?

meat, ethics, animals, tissue engineering, food

Apr. 18, 2008

Jeffrey Sachs: Common Wealth

population, poverty, economics, sachs

Apr. 18, 2008

Bat Die-Off Mystery

bats, ecology, ecosystem, fungus, white nose syndrome, white-nose syndrome

Apr. 11, 2008

Public Access to NIH Research

nih, research, open access

Apr. 11, 2008

The Importance of Sleep

sleep, adolescent, pediatric, mental health, obesity

Apr. 04, 2008

Hands-Only CPR

cpr, first aid, heart