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A large study concludes that people who grew up in rural areas are superior at navigation, likely because cities tend to be less complex.
COVID-19 and other microbes have shed light on disease spillover from animals to humans, but we can also spillback disease to wildlife.
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Can stories help us become more creative?
The A.I. system could improve the lives of commercially raised pigs.
Edible electronics, devices that can be broken down and digested, could perform many useful functions inside the body.
A study finds that sex is "moderate intensity physical activity," similar to light jogging or leisurely swimming.
Hormonal birth control for women may elevate the risk of depression and suicide, but so does pregnancy itself.
The story of dog domestication is one of converting the wild wolf into man's nicer, smarter, best friend. It might be all wrong.
Get stronger in only three seconds per day? New research shows that it is possible.
Scientists at UCLA and Penn argue that malfunctioning fat, not necessarily too much of it, is what makes people metabolically unhealthy.
The placebo effect is not the "power of positive thinking." The fact that it is getting stronger is not a good development.
Whether NASA likes it or not, humans eventually will be having space sex.
Our brains might be flooded with the hallucinogen DMT as we die, leading to vivid dreams.
Music therapy might boost memory, but the benefits are small. Just in case, tell your grandparents to listen to their favorite 1960s tunes.
Within one to two hours after consuming a Red Bull, or other energy drinks like it, that statement certainly seems to ring true. Studies have shown that alertness and cognitive functioning receive a temporary jolt. But what about habitual use of energy drinks? Well, that's less studied, especially among adolescents.