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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

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

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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

Detox

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

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

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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

Detox

What Actually Helps Seasonal Depression? Probably Not What You Think

Detox

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

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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

This Ancient Egyptian Skull Could Be the First Evidence of Cancer Treatment

ByElana Spivack

Skull 236 might bear the marks of our first foray into oncological medicine.

Detox

Is Going Commando Healthier Than Wearing Underwear?

ByElana Spivack

Skipping underwear can bring some surprising benefits.

Health

Are Fish Oil Supplements Too Good To Be True? Here's What a New Study Found

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

A recent cohort study looked at the long-term effects of regular use of the supplements and its association with cardiovascular disease.

Health

Huge Meta-Analysis Shows This Ancient Diet Is Full of Health Benefits

ByLauren Leffer

The new work looked at 49 reviews spanning more than 20 years of diet and health research.

Health

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.

Health

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.

Health

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.

Health

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.

Health

What Makes Mice Good Parents? This Cell, Maybe

ByElana Spivack

Being “monogamouse” comes down to science.