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November 29, 2013

 

A TV screen and a lightbulb hover over a pair of bloodshot, sleep-deprived eyes.

The Costs of Sleep Deprivation

ATTENTION Night Owls! Losing sleep takes a serious toll on your health and safety.

May 3, 2011

 

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Nature Versus Nurture In Quail Eggs

Scientists have begun studying quail eggs to understand if nature or nurture changes the newly born chicks.

July 28, 2009

 

Redheaded Woman

Knocking Out Redheads

Did you know that people with red hair need more anesthesia during surgery than other people? Find out why on this Moment of Science.

September 9, 2008

 

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Melatonin: The Hormone Of Darkness

Find out why melatonin is called "the hormone of darkness."

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.

April 11, 2006

 

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The Skin Changes of Pregnancy

Because pregnancy increases the amount of blood flowing through the body, including to the skin, many pregnant women do get a rosy glow, but that's not all.

September 27, 2003

 

Ghrelin

This might be why so many people gain the weight back after dieting. With higher levels of ghrelin in their blood, they wind up even hungrier than they were before, even when they stop dieting. Currently, drug companies are looking for safe ways to decrease the amount of gherlin in the blood.

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