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November 6, 2013

 

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It’s Not Easy Being Blue

Turning blue in the face is easier said than done.

October 17, 2013

 

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Ultrasounds Make People Feel Better

And according to a few studies, ultrasound may also help improve mood.

October 8, 2013

 

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Fun Fact: Alligators Can Regrow Teeth

Fun fact about alligators: they can regrow any of their eighty teeth up to fifty times.

October 2, 2013

 

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What Is Cottonmouth?

Here's the scene. The audience is waiting with bated breath, you're just about to give a speech, and suddenly you notice your mouth is dry as sawdust. Why?

September 24, 2013

 

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Heart Rate: What A Baby’s Heart Rate Should Be

How do you think a baby's heart rate compares to adults?

September 16, 2013

 

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Believe In God And Feel Better

One study by Harvard researchers has found that patients who believe in God tend to respond better to treatments for problems like anxiety and depression.

August 14, 2013

 

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Is It Healthy To Be Born With Bacteria?

Did you know we might be born with our own gut bacteria?

August 13, 2013

 

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Changing The Shape Of Your Pinnas

Researchers have theorized that the brain has to learn the shape of its own ears in order to hear correctly.

August 9, 2013

 

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Fecal Transplants, C-Diff, And Poop!

Doctors have been having remarkable success with a rather unconventional type of treatment: fecal transplantation.

August 8, 2013

 

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Astronomers And Cancer Researchers Work Together To Fight Cancer

At the University of Cambridge in the UK, astronomers and cancer researchers have joined forces.

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