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August 8, 2013

 

What do you think cancer researchers and astronomers will discover about cancer?

Astronomers And Cancer Researchers Work Together To Fight Cancer

At the University of Cambridge in the UK, astronomers and cancer researchers have joined forces.

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?

July 17, 2013

 

Your heart does a lot of work.

Are You Sure Your Heart’s In The Right Place?

On today's Moment of Science, we're sure your heart's in the right place.

July 8, 2013

 

Make sure to brush your teeth after you're done drinking and eating.

Why Brushing Your Teeth Makes Juice Taste Funny

A glass of juice is a great addition to breakfast: it's healtful, and it tastes good. But, what if you've already brushed your teeth?

July 5, 2013

 

Do you eat peppers for their antioxidant benefits?

Are All Antioxidants The Same?

I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?

July 4, 2013

 

Are you altruistic?

Why Are We Nice To Others?

Hhow and why is it that we have the capacity to help people not related to us, even when there's no apparent evolutionary benefit?

June 26, 2013

 

We hope no one has ever had a medical complication!

Doctors Make Mistakes: Here’s What To Know

Sometimes, I hear about someone having surgery and the surgeon leaving something in their body. Or about a doctor performing surgery on the wrong arm or leg...

June 14, 2013

 

Do you believe there is a link between the flu season and climate change?

Does Climate Change Mean More Flus?

I'm writing during flu season, and it seems like this is one of the worst outbreaks in a while. Any idea what's causing it?

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?

June 5, 2013

 

Do you prefer to fake tan with tanning products versus natural tanning?

How Do Artificial Tanning Creams Work?

Have you ever used fake tanner?

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