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Oct 21, 2014 10:20 AM ET
In some parts of the world, it is legal for people to voluntarily end their lives with help of their doctors. It is so common in one country, in fact, they even have a booming business in suicide tourism.
Oct 20, 2014 07:56 AM ET
It turns out there's a whole lot more to our blinking habit than merely keeping our eyeballs moist and clean. Trace explains why what we're doing impacts how often we blink.
Oct 15, 2014 01:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Scary, mysterious clowns have been spotted stalking two California towns. And it's not the first time. Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2014 12:51 PM ET
Could a therapeutic regimen retrain a person's brain and rid it of its fears? That's the idea behind exposure therapy, and Trace has the answer.
Oct 7, 2014 06:01 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Weight discrimination, while serious, is rarer than most people assume, new research suggests. Continue reading →
Oct 3, 2014 01:20 PM ET
Unless they're very lucky, most people have endured a soul-crushing breakup or two. Could a simple pain killer everyone has on hand really be the key to getting past all of a breakup's attendant blahs?
Oct 1, 2014 03:17 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A prank message claiming that salt water can prevent or sure Ebola has sickened many and led to deaths. Continue reading →
Sep 25, 2014 09:43 AM ET
What does ice-chewing say about the people who chew it? And is all that harsh chomping harmful? Trace has the cold, hard facts.
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