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September 8, 2015


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Why Do People Kiss?  

Smooching feels good, of course, but couples first started swapping saliva as a way to test out genetic compatibility.

July 2, 2015


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Ancient Medicine for Parkinson’s Disease     

Ancient Eastern herb, gou teng, may be the best way to treat Parkinson's Disease.

February 23, 2015


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Birth Season & Mood

The time of year when you were born may affect your neurochemistry.

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



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


Queen Bee on Honeycomb

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.

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