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November 7, 2013

 

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Scanning for Depression

Brain scans may help doctors better customize treatments for depression.

October 16, 2012

 

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What Is Plastic Lint?

Everyone has dealt with cleaning the messy lint filter after several wash cycles, but not all the lint gets trapped.

August 26, 2011

 

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“Watson” Goes To Medical School

Watson, the IBM super computer that beat the best human Jeopardy players at their own game, could help detect medical errors.

November 8, 2010

 

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Finally a Cure for the Common Cold?

We all love our chicken noodle soup, but scientists may have found a more down-to-business strategy for conquering the common cold (and other viruses)!

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.

June 29, 2007

 

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Creating Clots

How do these new Cancer therapies work, and how effective are they?

February 9, 2006

 

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Help on Horseback

Yet just as horses can cause paralyzing injuries, they can also help people learn to walk again through a form of physical rehabilitation called hippotherapy.

February 7, 2006

 

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Fungi Unknowns

There may be as many as one million to 1.5 million species of fungi, but that we've identified and named only about ten-percent of them.

April 25, 2005

 

Zinc and Colds

You may have heard you should take zinc for a cold. Is there any scientific evidence that zinc gets rid of colds? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 16, 2004

 

Heart Failure No Epidemic

True or false:we are now in the midst of a heart-failure epidemic? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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