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November 17, 2017


A pain reliever since ancient times was modified and branded to become known as Aspirin.

The Story Of Aspirin

The word aspirin is a combination of two hard to pronounce scientific terms.

June 5, 2017


A simple definition of a migraine is a throbbing, recurring headache. It can last for hours or days.

Does Exercise Trigger Migraines?

If you're a migraine sufferer, is it helpful or risky to exercise?

June 17, 2016



What is a hypnotic?

Hypnotics are pills that are primarily used to induce sleep.

August 11, 2014



Drugs in Our Midst

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

August 2, 2013


Ecstasy causes feelings of happiness that are only temporary.

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


Are you worried about the health of wildlife?

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


There are 6 distinct ways that cocoa butter can crystallize.

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



The Roll-on Drug

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

July 24, 2012


Scientific labs are being kept too cold for mice.

Cold Lab Mice Are Getting Stressed

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

March 15, 2011


The History Of Penicillin

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

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