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March 12, 2014

 

In 2008, antidepressants were the third most commonly prescribed medicine in the U.S.

How Does Prozac Work Anyway?

No doubt, you've heard of the anti-depressant Prozac. But do you know how it works? That's okay. Science is still trying to figure it out too.

October 2, 2013

 

Have you ever spoken to a crowd of people and gotten cottonmouth?

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 27, 2003

 

Water Deprivation and Eating

Today's Moment of Science investigates the relationship between water deprivation and a body's feeding habits.

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