Imaging the heart requires an awkward pose

Imaging the heart requires an awkward pose

Feeling like you have to pee is only one of the uncomfortable moments in a coronary angiogram

You lay flat on your back with your hands close to your sides as if preparing to zoom down a slick luge track.

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Thirsty for more

Thirsty for more

Water quality reports are misleading, cryptic and incomplete

A man of letters and soil

Farm director and writer Scott Chaskey balances his winter season between composing poetry and challenging the national organic standard

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AUDIO: Minding our minds

AUDIO: Minding our minds

Why memory shouldn’t be a lost art

Do animals have consciousness?

The way scientists answer this animal consciousness question has a big effect not only on their research, but also your medicine cabinet

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Innocent until proven gluten

Innocent until proven gluten

Researchers struggle to pinpoint the part of wheat that makes some people sick

AUDIO: Body Art

Medical illustrator Marie Rossettie speaks about the things deep inside us that give life to her art

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Decoding the depths of the earth

Decoding the depths of the earth

Seismologist William Menke’s expeditions reveal what lies beneath

The life of a bubble

There’s more to making a soap bubble than a breath and a wand