What you don’t know might hurt you

What you don’t know might hurt you

The many shades of gray between thyroid problems and mental illness

Last January, Irish journalist Caroline Walsh walked off the Dún Laoghaire pier in an apparent act of suicide. Her husband, James Ryan was shocked. Caroline was an active mother who cycled and jogged. Frequent check-ups and two thyroid exams revealed no signs of any tumor or trauma, cancer or clot. More…

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Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

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SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

Are bilinguals really smarter?

Despite what you may have read, it’s not so cut-and-dry

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No more needles for allergy sufferers?

No more needles for allergy sufferers?

Allergy treatment from Europe has finally hit the U.S. markets

Dented cans — no deal or no problem?

Botulism contamination is a horrifying possibility, but the risk may be nothing to fuss over

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The Science Oven

The Science Oven

How a microwave cooks your food

The Science Oven

How a microwave cooks your food