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“human health”

Dec 4, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Thieves target a vast collection of human brains stored in jars at the University of Texas at Austin.
Nov 17, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A 10-second kiss means the exchange of millions of bacteria -- and that could be a good thing. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Reaching a ripe old age seems to have little to do with lifestyle and a lot to do with genes, concludes a new study on 17 of the oldest people on the planet. Continue reading →
Nov 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Americans have gut microbes that are 70 percent different than chimps', which isn't a good thing.
Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The forensics of movie monsters reveals that most popular Halloween and horror film characters aren't fearsome. They're just not feeling well. Continue reading →
Oct 23, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Two experts on medical ethics address the most pressing Ebola ethical questions, from performing CPR to the use of medical placebos.
Oct 21, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Each Ebola patient produces a staggering amount of waste that includes everything from the oft mentioned bodily fluids to contaminated bed sheets. Continue reading →
Oct 17, 2014 03:09 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A look at guidelines concerning protective gear finds that there is a lot up to interpretation. Continue reading →
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