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March 15, 2013

 

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How Do ADHD Drugs Work?

People around the world have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD. And many are on drugs, like Ritalin, to help with the disorder.

August 9, 2012

 

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Bees Have Different Jobs According To Their Age

A team of scientists wondering if some bees might be natural risk takers decided to put that question to the test.

November 1, 2010

 

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Are Your Political Views Genetic?

A new study suggests that a 'liberal gene' may have a role in determining your political views!

July 14, 2010

 

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Fast Food May Impede Brain Function

Scientists discover that high-fat diets actually dampen brain functions in test animals!

November 10, 2008

 

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A Baby’s Smile

Have you watched a baby smile and simply fallen in love? It turns out there's some cool science behind why a baby's smile is so heart-warming!

February 6, 2008

 

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The Queen Bee Brainwash

Remember those painful bee stings of your childhood? Wouldn't it be nice to have a repellent to ward them off?

June 11, 2006

 

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Madly in Love

Have you ever been in love? Then you might be a little crazy according to scientists.

September 8, 2005

 

Brain in Love

Here’s an idea you may not expect: Love is as basic as our needs for food and water. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Side Effects of Love

When you first happen upon that special someone, you start to feel romantic, passionate, giddy and euphoric. These feelings aren’t purely psychological. If we were to take a blood sample, we’d discover high levels of certain chemicals in your blood.

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