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August 11, 2014

 

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Drugs in Our Midst

Chances are, you're consuming drugs without even knowing it.

August 2, 2013

 

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What Does Ecstasy Do To Your Brain?

If you've read or heard the news you've probably heard about a drug called ecstasy, or "e" for short. What is ecstasy and what does it do to your brain?

June 13, 2013

 

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Fish Are Getting High On Drugs

Did you know that low concentrations of drug residue survive sewage plants and end up in water downstream from wastewater facilities?

December 3, 2012

 

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Can You Be Addicted To Chocolate?

Is it really possible to be a chocolate addict in the same way that someone might be addicted to drugs?

August 2, 2012

 

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The Roll-on Drug

Do antiperspirants stop all kinds of sweat? How do they work?

July 24, 2012

 

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Cold Lab Mice Are Getting Stressed

Lab mice are kept in cold labs which can be a huge problem.

March 7, 2012

 

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Does Exercise Trigger Headache?

I like to exercise, but I suffer from migraines and worry that getting my sweat on at the gym could trigger a headache. Am I right to be cautious?

March 15, 2011

 

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The History Of Penicillin

In 1928, Alexander Fleming was studying the bacterium, Staphylococcus, when some of the bacteria became contaminated with Penicillium...

November 30, 2010

 

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Teen Drug Use: More Prescriptions, More Abuse?

Prescriptions are increasing drastically for adolescents and young adults in the US. What problems might this trend be causing?

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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