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July 31, 2017

Getting an injection is on the bottom of everybody's list of favorite things, but now a more bearable alternative is another step closer to reality. In human clinical trials, painless microneedle patches have been found to be just as effect...

July 29, 2017

The more we find out about the bacteria that live in our gut, the more we're coming to realise how these microbiota could have an impact on every facet of our lives – and not just our physical health and well-being, but our thoughts and emo...

July 27, 2017

A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands - a phrase commonly used to justify ones chocolate snacking behavior. A phrase now shown to actually harbor some truth, as the cocoa bean is a rich source of flavanols: a class of natural compounds...

July 25, 2017

Tye has been at the forefront of efforts to pinpoint the sources of anxiety and other emotions in the brain by analyzing how groups of neurons work together in circuits to process information. In particular, her work has contributed to a pr...

July 23, 2017

When humans began their slow migration out of Africa some 100,000 years ago, they carried with them the genetic seeds necessary to help survive the bitter chill of Europe and Asia.

But, unknowingly, in the same genes lurked a painful burden...

July 21, 2017

Open wounds are something of a paradox – they need to be checked regularly, yet taking the dressing off too often just increases the risk of infection. That's why a group of Swiss researchers has developed a new "glowing" bandage that lets...

July 19, 2017

While it's well known that women start to experience a decline in fertility in their thirties, scientists have found new evidence suggesting men also have a 'biological clock' that limits their ability to reproduce as they get older.

A new s...

July 17, 2017

Implanting a microchip inside the brain to augment its mental powers has long been a science fiction trope. Now, the brain computer interface is suddenly the hot new thing in tech. This spring, Elon Musk started a new company, Neuralink, to...

July 15, 2017

The idea that there is a difference between "natural" chemicals - like those in fruits and vegetables - and the synthetic version of those chemicals produced in a laboratory is a common misconception.

Marketers often feed off consu...

Over the last several years, doctors noticed a mystifying trend: Fewer and fewer new pain drugs were getting through double-blind placebo control trials, the gold standard for testing a drug’s effectiveness.

In these trials, neither doctors...

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Tap your holiday stress-busting super power: Breathing

November 25, 2016

In the face of holiday stress, better breathing reduces physical tension, promotes mindfulness, and helps us rest. 

Despite the myriad joys the season...

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