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December 13, 2017

 

Scientists are learning more about how the human brain works.

Your Brain And Lymphatic Vessels

In 2015, scientists made an accidental discovery that changed our understanding of the human brain's relationship with the immune system.

August 4, 2017

 

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Three (No Longer) Blind Mice

In a recent experiment, scientists used transplated photoreceptors to restore vision in mice.

October 15, 2015

 

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Contact Lenses and Eye Infections

Wearing contact lens dramatically alters the microbiome of the eyeball.

September 8, 2015

 

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Why Do People Kiss?  

Smooching feels good, of course, but couples first started swapping saliva as a way to test out genetic compatibility.

May 22, 2015

 

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Runny Nose

If your kid's got a cold, it's best to just let the runny nose run its course.

October 10, 2014

 

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The Battle Over Iron

Iron can be used by our body for good or bad, depending on which cells get a hold of it.

December 27, 2013

 

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How To Clean A Pacifier

A new study suggests it may not be the worst thing in the world to clean your baby's pacifier with your own saliva.

April 29, 2013

 

Is it getting hot in here or is it just me?

Anatomy Of A Fever

Your body works hard to raise its temperature, but in the meantime, you get the chills. Why?

April 26, 2013

 

What is the highest fever you have ever had?

What Is The Point Of A Fever?

Why does the body go through such laborious misery when we're sick?

March 20, 2013

 

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Death By Peanut

How much damage can one little peanut do? An awful lot for those who are allergic.

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