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The Pros & Cons of Remote-Controlled Birth Control

Developers at MicroCHIPS in Massachusetts are working on a remote-controlled implant that could deliver a daily dose of levonorgestrel for up to 16 years. Backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundati…

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A Great Loss: Theo Colborn (1927-2014)

Theo Colborn, environmental health pioneer [1927-2014] Theo Colborn, a scientist and environmental health advocate, passed away this week. Her tireless work was and will continue to be meaningful t…

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Do Cows Talk? Researchers Find Out What’s Behind All That Mooing

The ability to communicate between a mother and her offspring isn't just between humans. Scientists in England have found that cows share the same bond with their calves and get their message across t…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on How to Get Kids into Science

In this two minute video science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson answers a question that he frequently gets from parents: "How can I get my child interested in science?" He doesn't recommend buyi…

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Why You Get Garlic Breath (And How to Stop It)

We know it as garlic breath, but a scientist might think of it as allyl methyl sulfide breath. That organic compound is the main culprit in the stench that often results after a garlic-infused meal, e…

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Study: Animals Can Fall In Love

In quite possibly the most awww-inspiring experiment ever conducted, researchers found that animals can love, just like humans. Paul Zak writes about a series of studies in which he was involved in th…

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High Animal Protein Diets Could Cause Early Death

While some people are concerned about not getting enough protein, a new study shows that we may have too much. The study, published in Cell Metabolism on March 4, shows that middle-aged people who eat…

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What Truly, Scientifically Makes You Happy?

Lets take a look at happiness from a scientific perspective! So many things contribute to our happiness (or unhappiness), and what makes you happy can be a lot different from what makes someone els…

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Make Stem Cells in 30 Minutes, Just Add Acid

Embryonic stem cells have huge potential in treating everything from cancer to diabetes because of their ability to morph into almost any other type of cell within the human body. But here's a new twi…

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A Science-Tested Way to be Happy

Surprise, surprise! Scientists have proof of how you can be happy. And their advice on how to achieve happiness echoes the beautiful thought in these lines: "Happiness is like a butterfly which, w…

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