An alarming book provokes a vision of a world that has solved the problems of global warming and war...
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The same technology that has people swinging imaginary rackets and bowling virtual balls for entertainment at home might help people recovering from strokes, according to research presented February 25 at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference...
Ever wish you had a secret code that you could use to communicate with a select few? Researchers have found that one little breed of fish actually has one.
Remember the last time that something a friend did caught you off guard? Probably—and that's because the human brain is specially tuned to remember things that are out of the ordinary...
Arsenic exposure has long been linked to cancer, but just how the toxic element triggers tumor growth has been unknown.
A new study, published online February 23 in the journal Cancer Research , describes for the first time the impact of arsenic on crucial signals among the body's cells—a potentially potent discovery for the 100 million people worldwide whose drinking water exceeds arsenic levels recommended by the World Health Organization...
We've all suffered through the last-minute exam cram—that largely futile attempt to memorize as much as possible in the final minutes before a test.
Would you feel better if, besides giving you a pill, your doctor also explained some potential benefits?
It's quite likely, according to research from placebo effect studies from the past couple of decades...
There is a man—a very well-known man, a legend of sorts—whom I’ve been privileged enough to have seen on occasion through the years at various venues and events.
The prevalence of chronic health conditions among children in the U.S. doubled between 1994 and 2006, according to a study published in the February 17 issue of JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association ...
Anyone walking into a smoker's abode can tell you that the traces of tobacco use don't vanish when a cigarette or cigar is extinguished. But just what happens to this "third-hand" smoke once the air has cleared—and can it still be harmful?...
The most common cause of death of U.S. infants before their first birthday is the nebulous complication known as sudden infant death syndrome (or SIDS), according to the Mayo Clinic.
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