What 2,000 Liters Of Beer A Day Will Get You (In Theory)

By | Mon, 09/22/2014 - 16:55

The flavonoid xanthohumol may protect young brains' ability to recall memories and perform certain tasks.

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Breast Cancer Imaging Tool Refines How Doctors Search Through Tissue

By | Mon, 09/22/2014 - 15:00

A novel use of spectrometry imaging may help surgeons find cancerous tissue in one fell swoop.


Pot-Infused Pizza Sauce: For When Munchies Need Medicating

By | Mon, 09/22/2014 - 14:31

California-based Podey Pizza says three slices-worth of their pizza sauce is enough to help consumers feel fully medicated.


If The First Person At The Buffet Is Fat, You'll Probably Eat More

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:57

We may like to think eating healthy is just a matter of will power, but the social dynamics of the buffet say otherwise.


When Winning $1M Is Anything But A Blessing [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:41

Huge piles of cash aren't always the godsend we make them out to be.


Why Stress Makes Us So Grouchy

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:45

If you find yourself avoiding human interaction when you're stressed, be sure to thank an enzyme in your brain.


Kids Who See Their Parents Fight Have Trouble Recognizing Emotions

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 17:35

The more time a child spends in poverty, the less likely he or she will be able to recognize others' emotions later in life.


Organ Donor Brains Show Where Altruism Lives

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 15:14

The decision to donate a kidney may come from our primitive desire to keep our species alive.


Zombies And Fake Hands: Why The Uncanny Valley Is So Damn Creepy

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:05

We like things that are human, just not too human. We hate those.


16 Years Later, A Hitchcock Flick Brings Man In Vegetative State Back

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:51

Patients in a vegetative state may not register any reaction to stimuli on their face, but the brain may be fully engaged.


The At-Home Anemia Test That Diagnoses In 60 Seconds [PHOTOS]

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:16

A single drop of blood is all that's needed to mix with a chemical reagent so anemia patients can check hemoglobin levels.


Can't Eat Just One: This Is Your Brain On Snacks

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:30

When you're elbow-deep in a family-sized bag of chips, this is what your brain is up to.


Vitamin E Could Be The Most Important Nutrient You Aren't Getting

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:35

From protecting fetal development to slowing the progression of dementia, vitamin E keeps you healthy for a lifetime.


Happy Wife, Happy Life Is True (Apparently)

By | Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:55

The old nugget of wisdom may be true for older couples, who seldom split emotional availability down the middle.


If You Can Help It, Have Your Baby In Vermont [MAP]

By | Fri, 09/12/2014 - 15:14

The Green Mountain State consistently fell in the top three in cost, mortality rate, and access to pediatricians. Where did yours fall?