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“human health”

Dec 15, 2014 03:20 PM ET // Jeremy Hsu, LiveScience
The smart patch could replace some of the 4.2 billion chemical-based patches sold for pain relief every year.
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 24, 2014 12:31 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Researchers examine whether a brain-stimulating device could help prep the brain for physical therapy. Continue reading →
Nov 20, 2014 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
No wonder this man wasn't feeling well: The worm causes sparganosis, meaning inflammation of the body's tissues in response to the parasite. Continue reading →
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 17, 2014 03:13 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Magnets could put the brakes on impacts before they happen. 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.
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