We hear the word "awesome" used often in everyday speech, but true, rarely felt awe can do wonders for the mind and body.
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The ways that the brain processes language and complex mathematical concepts are quite different.
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Inside the brain, there's a tug-of-war going on between faith and reason.
You know the story: You have a headache, and the only thing to make the "Eeeowww!" subside is to turn to your medicine cabinet's offerings. But which one will do the trick? DNews examines how ibuprofen and acetaminophen differ.
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