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Sep 29, 2014 06:50 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The discovery of a new shape of brain cell has neuroscientists scratching their heads over what the function of these neurons might be.
Sep 24, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
We manage not to fall by placing our foot in a way that counteracts the direction we are falling in, explains research.
Do you find the taste of alcohol to be pleasant, or bitter and stinging? The answer is partly decided by your genes, new research shows.
Sep 19, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
This year's winners of the dubious prize include those who learned why banana peels are slipper and why we see Jesus in toast.
Sep 17, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The Global Well-Being Index gauges people's perceptions of their well-being by looking at financial status and other factors.
Sep 17, 2014 08:05 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Five months after the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, the prospects for their safe return seem more remote than ever. Here's why. Continue reading →
Sep 15, 2014 05:35 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Twitter data reveals a geographic basis for what 'filler' words people tend to use. Continue reading →
Sep 12, 2014 03:48 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A new book finds that women in their 20s look the best to men, even as men age. Continue reading →
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