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Feb 10, 2016 11:32 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
The ways that the brain uses its resources to complete tasks changes with the seasons.
Jan 8, 2016 12:13 PM ET
Cannibalism is one of our biggest taboos, with good reason. For starters, it's gross, and for other starters, it's a fast track to some gnarly diseases. However, that's not to say early man didn't eat, er, other early men.
Dec 21, 2015 02:13 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Belief in Santa turns out to be as ephemeral as childhood itself.
Dec 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Scientific studies can yield results that are often unexpected, occasionally shocking and every now and again just downright weird.
Dec 1, 2015 09:26 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A firework explodes out of popping joints, according to researchers who have just cracked at least some of the mystery behind knuckle cracking.
Oct 21, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Punching cadaver arms support the theory that men’s hands evolved, not only for dexterity, but also for fist fighting.
Oct 7, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A recently unearthed extinct human species had hands and feet adapted for a life both on the ground and in the trees.
Sep 22, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
At this very minute, you are emitting a personal microbial cloud that is uniquely yours and can exist in a room even after you leave.
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