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June 29, 2011


woman hailing a cab

Pregnant Women Should Avoid Spending Time Near Traffic

According to many studies over the past decade, mothers living near high traffic areas are more likely to give birth prematurely.

May 3, 2011


quail eggs

Nature Versus Nurture In Quail Eggs

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

April 15, 2011


weight scale

Does Dieting Change Your Brain?

You exercise, eat right, and still have difficulty keeping the weight off. Could the problem be how your brain responds to dieting?

October 3, 2010



Battle Of The Stresses: A Common Cause Of Arguments Between Sexes

A study shows that men and women may have much different responses to stressful situations.

July 27, 2010


Newborn baby and mother

Girl Fetuses Respond To Mothers’ Stress More Than Their Brothers

Scientists find that male fetuses ignore their mothers' stress signals.

July 21, 2010



Did You Know That Laughter Is Good For Your Health?

Have you ever felt better after laughing? Laughter can be one of the best medicines. Find out why on A Moment of Science.

July 24, 2009


Thinking Man

Losing Your Mind…Or Not: Reversible Dementia

In recent years, scientists have seen more and more cases where memory loss isn't just a natural consequence of aging. Sometimes it's caused by other factors.

May 11, 2009


Coffee pouring into mug

Caffeine Hallucination

Can drinking too much coffee make you hallucinate?

March 19, 2009


Astronauts working on Space Station

Stress in Space

Imagine being cooped up for months inside a space capsule or station with other astronauts, constantly checking equipment to make sure everything works.

January 20, 2006



The Creature with the Extra Brain in Its Gut

It would probably make a pretty cheesy horror movie, but the thing is, it's true. In fact, that creature with the extra brain is you.

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