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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.
Some two million U.S. high school students tried e-cigarettes last year, a rate that tripled in just one year.
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?
White flashes and gas associated with knuckle cracking have researchers further investigating this common habit.
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.
The prominence of the chin may simply be a side effect of the rest of the face evolving to be smaller.
The murder trial of a man in a high-profile disappearance of a young boy hinges on whether his confession was true. Continue reading →
Trace brushes us up on the ABCs of DNA and then recounts the findings of new research that could rewrite what we thought we knew about inherited traits.
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