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Aug 20, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The reason may be that the rapid growth of the brain's outer brain — the gray matter — is constrained by the white matter.
Aug 20, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
While many say that mandating police officers to wear recording devices would lessen unnecessary police force, the reality may be more complicated.
Aug 20, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians.  Continue reading →
Aug 20, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The recognition means Japan is now home to the world's oldest man and woman, with 116-year-old Misao Okawa of Osaka taking the female honors.
Aug 19, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Discovery News
The protests in Ferguson, Mo. are just the most recent in a decades-long history of civil unrest following violence against unarmed African Americans.
Aug 19, 2014 01:27 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Apparent heroin overdoses may actually be overdoses of acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. Continue reading →
Aug 18, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A new mother in Oregon wants to breastfeed her baby even though she regularly smokes marijuana, but experts are concerned about the risks of the drug to the baby's brain.
Aug 18, 2014 01:06 PM ET
Trace takes us on a stomach-churning roundup of the world of foodborne illnesses.
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