Monthly Archive

December 2014

December 29, 2014

Those mysterious blobs and patterns that bedazzle the backs of your eyelids are no illusion. What you see is real light — and it’s coming from inside your eyes.

December 26, 2014

Research shows that sea otters have gotten sick with H1N1, also known as swine flu

December 23, 2014

Both pain medications are often abused, but oxycodone may be more addictive

December 17, 2014

New research into 3D printers could mean cheap, personalized medicine — but could it also mean greater access to recreational drugs?

December 15, 2014

Here is a behind-the-scenes look at what's in your glass

December 11, 2014

Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics, alarming puzzled researchers

December 9, 2014

When hormones in oral contraceptives are less effective, obese women need a new strategy to prevent unwanted pregnancy

December 5, 2014

High costs are keeping patients from using stem cells harvested from umbilical cords

December 3, 2014

It’s tempting to view natural history dioramas as pure representations of fact — but these displays may be shaped by cultural assumptions and theatrical urges

December 2, 2014

Hubble Space Telescope faces an uncertain future as it approaches its 25th birthday

December 1, 2014

Microbiologist Martin Blaser hopes to restore good microbes to our guts, but will the public take his message too far?

 
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