08/21/2014
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  • NEWS

    Botox injections may offer more than wrinkle-free faces, according to new research published in Science Translational Medicine. In fact, it may help fight cancer. Read more


  • NEWS

    Drone operators may not be right on the battlefield, but they suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) just the same as other military personnel, according to new research. Read more


  • NEWS

    Teens who do not sleep enough increase their risk of becoming obese by age 21, according to new research published in the Journal of PediatricsRead more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

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  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet, but one of the most vital.

    —Julia Child


  • NEWS

    New research from the University of Illinois found that seniors who live a sedentary lifestyle were able to improve their cognitive ability by practicing yoga three times a week. Read more


  • NEWS

    So here's a new way to do your heart a favor--rub your ear. New research from the University of Leeds suggests that stimulating the small raised flap at the front of the ear may actually reduce stress on the heart. Read more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    Two scientific papers outlining the process of natural selection are jointly published in the Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London. One is an abstract written by a well-known scientist, Charles Darwin; the other is an essay by a lesser-known naturalist named Alfred Russel Wallace. Independently of each other, they have developed a theory of how species evolve. Few in the scientific community take notice at first, but a year later Darwin will publish his landmark book, On the Origin of Species. While Wallace goes on to become a celebrated scientist, it is Darwin who will forever be associated with the theory of evolution. Get the full story.

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