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SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

Special structures in the bones of giraffes’ feet help to keep them upright

By | Posted July 8, 2014

Ever Wondered: What's the deal with Botox?

Ever Wondered: What’s the deal with Botox?

Why the toxin in Botox is so dangerous, and why we’re injecting it into our foreheads

By | Posted June 21, 2014

AUDIO: What's the deal with jet lag?

AUDIO: What’s the deal with jet lag?

Why do you get it, and what can you do to offset its effects?

By | Posted May 22, 2014

Puzzling out panic attacks

Puzzling out panic attacks

How your brain can create an extreme stress response

By | Posted April 16, 2014

Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

For healthy people, doctors warn that gluten-free may not be worth the hype

By | Posted March 12, 2014

Best in show?

Best in show?

Why diseases plague purebred dogs and how breeders, owners and genetics can help

By | Posted February 10, 2014

How does hair conditioner work?

How does hair conditioner work?

When it comes to making hair silky and soft, there is science in the suds

By | Posted January 9, 2014

Seeing our insides with a bug’s eye view

Seeing our insides with a bug’s eye view

New device combines the seeing power of insects and humans into one lens

By | Posted October 25, 2013

Night at the museum

Night at the museum

De-extinction’s trials and tribulations

By | Posted October 23, 2013

When an ice pack isn't enough

When an ice pack isn’t enough

Whole body cryotherapy is gaining popularity but not credibility

By | Posted October 5, 2013

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