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Thomas Oxley Wants to Transform Our Brains’ Relationship With Computers Forever

Will the next wearable device live in your brain?

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Rubbing Your Eyes Is Way More Harmful Than You Think

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This Type of Coffee Is the Least Likely to Stain Your Teeth, According to Science

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This Extremely Common Sleeping Behavior Is Never Normal

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What Color Should Your Pee Really Be? Experts Reveal Why Urine Shouldn’t Always Be Clear

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Wellness Culture Today Forgot About One Giant Idea From the Original 1970s Movement

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These 2 Distinct Symptoms Will Reveal Whether You Have a Cold or Allergies

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You're Probably Drinking Too Much Water — Here's Why

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This Odd Yet Common Nighttime Habit Has Stumped Sleep Researchers

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Should You Take Supplements? A Doctor Reveals the 2 That Are Worth It

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Soda Brands Are Adding Fiber to Their Beverages — Here’s What Could Go Wrong

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This Easy, Overlooked Diet Tweak Could Revolutionize Your Gut Health

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Are Candles Carcinogenic? Here’s the Tough Truth

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Why Isn’t There a Vaccine for the Common Cold? A Virologist Reveals the Hidden Reason

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What Actually Helps Seasonal Depression? Probably Not What You Think

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What Causes Red Wine Headaches? A Wine Chemist May Finally Know

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Is ‘No-Nut November’ Worth it? Experts Reveal Its Unexpected Impacts

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A Marine Scientist Debunks a Myth About Eating Oysters

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Should You Store Nuts in the Freezer? Chemistry Offers a Surprising Answer

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Science Debunks a Decades-Old Myth About Drinking Milk

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How Poisonous Are Blowfish? A Fish Biologist Reveals the Truth About The Deadly Delicacy

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Is Natural Wine Better For You?

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Are Eggs Healthy for You? A Chicken Expert Weights In

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A New Study Found This Molecule Is Linked to Less Anxiety While Stoned

ByElana Spivack

Here’s clinical evidence that the terpene D-limonene is connected to lower anxiety while high.

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A New Study Found Microplastics In Every Testicle It Sampled — How Bad Is That?

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

They’ve also been found in almost every human organ.

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Rubbing Your Eyes Is Way More Harmful Than You Think

ByElana Spivack

While it may feel good, the damage is too real.

Science

What, Exactly Are Nanoplastics And How Can We Avoid Them?

ByMohan Qin and The Conversation

There is growing evidence that nanoplastics are more prevalent than larger microplastics in the environment.

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The Longest Clinical Trial Of The Latest Blockbuster Weight Loss Drug Shows It Is Far From Side-Effect Free

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

A recent clinical trial provides more insight into the longer term effects of Wegovy.

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What Makes Mice Good Parents? This Cell, Maybe

ByElana Spivack

Being “monogamouse” comes down to science.

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How An Organ Transplant Can Change Your Entire Personality

ByAdam Taylor and The Conversation

Recent evidence suggests that these personality changes aren’t all psychological. Biology may play a role, too.

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The Ultraprocessed Food Hype Is Masking This Other Major Health Predictor, 30 Years of Data Reveal

ByGary Sacks, Kathryn Backholer, Kathryn Bradbury, Sally Mackay and The Conversation

Much of the recent evidence related to ultra-processed foods tell us what we already knew.

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The Real Reason Studying Menstrual Blood Is So Important

ByKnowable Magazine and Sneha Khedkar

Long overlooked, menstrual stem cells could have important medical applications, including diagnosing endometriosis.

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This Simple One-Shot Vaccine Could Protect Against a Host of Coronaviruses

ByThe Conversation and Rory Hills

It could even protect against ones yet to be identified.