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Apr 20, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Neanderthals may have gone extinct because anatomically modern humans used fire to cook their food, meaning they could get by on fewer resources.
Apr 20, 2015 02:50 PM ET
South Korea appears to be facing an epidemic of thyroid cancer. But it's not because of an actual increase in the disease, only an increase in the number of people being screened for it.
Apr 20, 2015 11:21 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
As soon as she inhaled, a woman felt a severe scratch at the back of her throat.
Apr 17, 2015 02:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's record for bodily bacterial diversity has just been shattered by a remote living tribe of healthy villagers who might be better prepared to fight off infections than we are.
Apr 17, 2015 11:05 AM ET // AFP
Some two million U.S. high school students tried e-cigarettes last year, a rate that tripled in just one year.
Apr 16, 2015 12:31 PM ET
The placebo effect, where you can take something dopey like a sugar pill and somehow feel better, has baffled scientists ever since they've been aware of it. Would it surprise you to know the effect may not be in your head but in your genes?
Apr 15, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
White flashes and gas associated with knuckle cracking have researchers further investigating this common habit.
Apr 15, 2015 12:50 PM ET
Treating brain tumors by feeding them polio? Injecting tumor victims with scorpion venom? Huh?! It may sound odd, but those are two quite serious new tumor-busting methods under study right now.
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