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Oct 7, 2015 12:36 PM ET
About 2 to 4 percent of the population suffers from trichotillomania, or hair pulling syndrome. As with many mental health issues, the syndrome is caused by a complicated mix of psychology, biology, and the environment.
Oct 7, 2015 11:31 AM ET // Eric Niiler
As shootings become more common, the public's reaction dims, researchers say.
Oct 7, 2015 09:57 AM ET
There might be a misconception or two about Pakistan out there, from its language to its views on Islamic life and terrorism.
Oct 7, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A recently unearthed extinct human species had hands and feet adapted for a life both on the ground and in the trees.
Oct 6, 2015 09:34 AM ET
Mired in poverty and malnutrition, surrounded by propaganda touting their Dear Leader, and almost completely cut off from the wider world, citizens of North Korea face a hellish slog through life.
Oct 6, 2015 09:09 AM ET // Dani Cooper, ABC Science Online
People are willing to put daily pleasure ahead of the threat of long-term disaster when selecting where to live, research finds.
Oct 5, 2015 08:50 AM ET // AFP
Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou shared the Noble Prize in Medicine with Irish-born William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura.
Oct 2, 2015 09:07 AM ET // AFP
Being tall is linked to a higher risk of cancer, especially for women.
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