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March 22, 2019

 

The Healing Powers Of Saliva

Oral wounds heal faster than wounds to the skin, and scientists are exploring why.

January 16, 2019

 

Lassen Volcanic National Park May Hold Answers To Evolution

The discovery of a strange virus living in a hot, acidic lake may hold the answer to the evolution of DNA as today's most common genetic molecule.

July 19, 2018

 

How Does Lifting Weights Increase Your Strength?

You probably know that the way to stronger muscles is a weight or resistance training program, but do you know how weight lifting increases strength?

July 26, 2016

 

Could oxygen kill someone?

Can Oxygen Be Toxic?

Can oxygen sometimes be toxic? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

May 26, 2016

 

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My Bacteria are Full

Gut bacteria not only help digest food, they also signal to our brain that we've eaten enough.

December 24, 2015

 

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A Switch for Aging

Scientists discover the switch that turns on the aging process.

March 2, 2015

 

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How Many Calories Are In Your Lunch?

Are you counting calories? Here's how food scientists get their figures.

April 17, 2014

 

Even an otherwise healthy veggie can be tainted with dangerous compounds via grilling.

Is Grilling Bad For You?

In the northern hemisphere, it's getting to be grilling season again. Before you get too excited, though, there are a few things you should know.

December 2, 2013

 

Fountain face has a spit-take after hearing about saliva's hidden health benefits.

Spitting Image of Health

Saliva doesn't just help with digestion; it also aids your body's fight against disease and infection.

August 20, 2013

 

Could the big bang have only been part of the story?

Life On Earth May Have Begun With Amino Acids

According to another theory, life on Earth may not have begun with RNA but rather with amino acids able to fold into proteins in a high salt environment.

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