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The end of biomedical research on U.S. chimps may imperil their wild brethren

The end of biomedical research on U.S. chimps may imperil their wild brethren

Chimpanzee research was once done for the benefit of humans. Now, some researchers think it’s essential for saving the great apes.

By | Posted February 17, 2017

A minor problem with medical marijuana

A minor problem with medical marijuana

Parents want it — and get it — but pediatricians are concerned about giving medical marijuana to kids

By | Posted February 15, 2017

Good mold, bad mold

Good mold, bad mold

What cheese caves have that your refrigerator doesn’t

By | Posted February 13, 2017

Can a diet prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

Can a diet prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Studies suggest that heart-healthy diets also associate with a healthy brain

By | Posted February 6, 2017

A fish out of water

A fish out of water

Buckets in hand, ecologists scramble to save the threatened Santa Ana sucker

By | Posted February 1, 2017

Experts look beyond soda tax solutions for obesity crisis

Experts look beyond soda tax solutions for obesity crisis

Higher taxes on sugary drinks could reduce obesity globally, but non-financial alternatives might work too

By | Posted January 30, 2017

Cancer’s pain and the concern of opioid addiction

Cancer’s pain and the concern of opioid addiction

Drugs play a crucial role in making cancer treatment bearable — but they need to be administered carefully

By | Posted January 27, 2017

I Just Need Some Spacetime — Separating Twins with Special Relativity

I Just Need Some Spacetime — Separating Twins with Special Relativity

The twin paradox shows how approaching the speed of light alters both time and space

By | Posted January 11, 2017

Loosening up under pressure

Loosening up under pressure

A mineral’s strange properties may explain the rift between the earth’s layers

By | Posted December 27, 2016

Asian Carp: They just keep swimming

Asian Carp: They just keep swimming

Two species of Asian carp are pushing toward the Great Lakes, leaving researchers scrambling to hold the invasive species back

By | Posted October 9, 2014

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