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April 20, 2012

 

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Are Antioxidants The Fountain Of Youth?

Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?

February 13, 2012

 

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Why Did Scientists Decode The Genome Of The Naked Mole Rat?

I recently read that a team of international scientists has decoded and published the entire genome of the naked mole rat. Why would anyone want to do this?

December 19, 2011

 

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Can Dogs Sniff Out Cancer?

I've heard that some dogs can smell if someone has cancer. Is this really true, or is it more like an urban legend?

July 20, 2011

 

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It May Burn, But It’s Not Your Heart: Why Do I Get Heartburn?

It may burn, but it's not your heart. Learn the truth behind heartburn on this Moment of Science.

May 10, 2011

 

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Why Meat Stays Red: Myoglobin And Nitrites

Check any package of bacon, hotdogs, or cold cuts and chances are you'll find nitrites listed among the ingredients.

February 17, 2011

 

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Cancer Cells And Chemotherapy

Learn about how chemotherapy drugs work to fight cancer.

November 11, 2010

 

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Cigarette Packages To Get Gory

Cigarette packages are about to become more graphic.

October 13, 2010

 

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Health Issue: The Size Of Your Waist

Are you concerned about your weight? Well, researchers believe you should also worry about the size of your waist.

October 10, 2010

 

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Early Cancer Detection with a Cheek Swab

Researchers are developing a new way to detect cancer using a simple cheek swab.

August 30, 2010

 

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Surprise! Nano Trojan Horse May Help Fight Cancer

Scientists at MIT look to nanoparticles to drastically improve immune-cell therapy.

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