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The portrait of an operating room

The portrait of an operating room

Marie Rossettie blends traditional and new art techniques to give the human body more vibrancy

By | Posted January 30, 2015

When do I need luck?

When do I need luck?

A new study suggests a person will turn to superstitions when the stakes get high

By | Posted January 29, 2015

The twisted tale of laser fusion

The twisted tale of laser fusion

A science historian unearths a story of secrecy, jealousy and the dream of unlimited energy

By | Posted January 28, 2015

FDA approves implanted weight loss device

FDA approves implanted weight loss device

The device uses electric pulses to suppress hunger to help obese adults who have had difficulty losing weight independently

By | Posted January 21, 2015

Why is working out so painful?

Why is working out so painful?

There’s a reason those New Year’s resolutions to go to the gym more often are so hard to keep

By | Posted January 19, 2015

Cold viruses thrive in cold noses

Cold viruses thrive in cold noses

Researchers learn why cooler weather correlates with more cases of the common cold

By | Posted January 16, 2015

Finding Philae: the case of the missing comet lander

Finding Philae: the case of the missing comet lander

Two months after its historic comet landing, Philae’s whereabouts are still unknown

By | Posted January 15, 2015

Sparrow songs tune into context

Sparrow songs tune into context

Understanding how swamp sparrows use context in their songs could shed light on the evolution of human language

By | Posted January 14, 2015

Engineered by humans, inspired by nature

Engineered by humans, inspired by nature

Biomimicry allows scientists to take a page out of nature’s playbook

By | Posted January 12, 2015

Alcoholism after gastric bypass: Is it in your mind or gut?

Alcoholism after gastric bypass: Is it in your mind or gut?

Scientists have competing ideas for why gastric bypass patients show higher rates of alcohol abuse post-surgery

By | Posted January 9, 2015

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