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

Will the next wearable device live in your brain?

Detox

Detox

Can You Really Build Up A Tolerance to Weed? Yes, And It Could Be A Good Thing

Detox

Is Going Commando Healthier Than Wearing Underwear?

Health

Rubbing Your Eyes Is Way More Harmful Than You Think

Detox

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

Detox

This Extremely Common Sleeping Behavior Is Never Normal

Detox

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

Detox

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

Detox

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

Detox

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

Detox

This Odd Yet Common Nighttime Habit Has Stumped Sleep Researchers

Detox

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

Detox

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

Detox

This Easy, Overlooked Diet Tweak Could Revolutionize Your Gut Health

Detox

Are Candles Carcinogenic? Here’s the Tough Truth

Detox

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

Detox

What Actually Helps Seasonal Depression? Probably Not What You Think

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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

Science

You Should Be Gentle Parenting Your Pet, An Animal Behavior Expert Reveals

ByElana Spivack

It turns out that gentle parenting might actually be the most effective way to redirect a dog’s undesirable behavior.

Health

New Brain Scan Study Reveals How A Psychedelic Trip Looks In Real Time

ByLauren Leffer

Recent research offers an unprecedented glimpse into the neurobiology of psychedelics.

Health

Millions of Americans Are On Prescription Drugs That Can Increase the Risk for Heat-Related Illnesses

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

Countless medications may make users more heat sensitive, photo sensitive, and sweat more.

Pet Science

Can Dogs Get Heat Stroke? A Veterinarian Reveals the Breeds Most At Risk

ByElana Spivack

Paying attention to how you feel will help you understand how your dog feels.

Health

This Newly Discovered Hormone Disrupts What We Know About Women’s Bone Health

ByElana Spivack

Maternal brain hormone spurs bone growth in lactating mice, studies show.

Health

Lead, Arsenic, and Other Toxic Metals are Lurking in Commonly Purchased Tampons

ByLauren Leffer

Not all of these compounds are inherently harmful — here’s what you need to know.

Health

Still Never Got Covid-19? The Reason Is Not What You Think

ByMarko Nikolic, Kaylee Worlock and The Conversation

Understanding why some people never get sick has significant implications for future treatments and vaccine development.

Science

Scientists Uncovered New Clues About The Diets of Our Most Mysterious Ancient Human Cousins

ByLauren Leffer

We now know more about what Denisovans ate and how they survived amid the especially harsh conditions of the Tibetan Plateau.

Health

A Groundbreaking Prosthetic Lets Amputees Literally Control Their Limb with Their Brain

ByElana Spivack

This limb navigates obstacles more easily than traditional prostheses, a trial shows.

Health

The Forgotten Factor Driving Rising Asthma Rates, Developmental Delays, and Cognitive Declines

ByDan Falk and Undark

Our environments play a crucial role in chronic conditions like heart disease, says physician Rosalind J. Wright.