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“blood”

Feb 17, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Why on Earth does the body sometimes decide to start gushing blood out of its nose -- when no one has even punched it? It's a problem for more people than you might imagine, and Julia explains what things can bring on a dreaded nosebleed.
Dec 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Runners may benefit from the power of placebos -- even after they know they've been duped.
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 →
Sep 24, 2014 01:17 PM ET
A small-sample study has reported promising results in the use of a blood test to diagnose depression. It's a welcome step forward in the study of an illness that affects some 10 percent of people.
Jun 24, 2014 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Vampire bats would fail miserably at a food and wine tasting event since they seem to only enjoy the flavor of one thing: blood. Continue reading →
May 21, 2014 11:03 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
You can make an effective and safe bedbug trap without using pesticides. Continue reading →
May 8, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Mt. Everest is a natural laboratory that continues to teach scientists lessons about how the body works and why lack of oxygen causes so many problems for climbers and heart failure patients.
May 5, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Amanda Onion
An unusual (and creepy) experiment reveals that the blood of young mice can revitalize mental capacities in older mice.
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