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12

Jan

'Body maps' reveal what anger looks likeHumans describe emotions in a variety of ways. Love makes our hearts swell, shame burns our faces, and depression makes us quite literally feel nothing. Now science has proved that there’s some truth to how the human body experiences emotions.

'Body maps' reveal what anger looks like
Humans describe emotions in a variety of ways.
 
Love makes our hearts swell, shame burns our faces, and depression makes us quite literally feel nothing.
 
Now science has proved that there’s some truth to how the human body experiences emotions.

24

Nov

Adopt a skull, save a morbid corner of medical historyThe skulls help researchers learn about what it was like to live on the margins of society in the 1800s.

Adopt a skull, save a morbid corner of medical history
The skulls help researchers learn about what it was like to live on the margins of society in the 1800s.

07

Nov

 Blue isn’t a good color for female fence lizards Even though they’re not good for mating, brilliant blue markings may help the lady lizards out in other ways.

Blue isn’t a good color for female fence lizards
Even though they’re not good for mating, brilliant blue markings may help the lady lizards out in other ways.

08

Aug

Drawing the line between privacy and researchHenrietta Lacks didn’t get to decide whether her cells would be used for research. Over 60 years later, the NIH will give the Lacks family its say.

Drawing the line between privacy and research
Henrietta Lacks didn’t get to decide whether her cells would be used for research. Over 60 years later, the NIH will give the Lacks family its say.

17

Jul

Researchers use sound waves to levitate objectsLike magic, sound waves have the ability to manipulate objects suspended in midair.

Researchers use sound waves to levitate objects
Like magic, sound waves have the ability to manipulate objects suspended in midair.

16

Jul

A really interesting, in-depth read:
A mom’s crusade could help unravel autism mysteryThanks to Jill Escher, scientists are considering how new mothers in the 1950s and 60s could be responsible for transgenerational abnormalities due to fertility drugs.

A really interesting, in-depth read:

A mom’s crusade could help unravel autism mystery
Thanks to Jill Escher, scientists are considering how new mothers in the 1950s and 60s could be responsible for transgenerational abnormalities due to fertility drugs.

11

Mar

Immortal line of cloned mice created
Researchers have created a potentially endless line of mice cloned from other cloned mice.

Immortal line of cloned mice created

Researchers have created a potentially endless line of mice cloned from other cloned mice.

26

Feb


What you don’t know about porn stars 



A new study analyzed porn star demographics and could lead to better understanding of sexual health, sexual identity and other aspects of the business.            
A new study analyzed porn star demographics and could lead to better understanding of sexual health, sexual identity and other aspects of the business.            

09

Nov

Leftover newborn blood samples should be regulated for research, experts sayMany states don’t require parental consent for newborn blood to be used for research purposes.

Leftover newborn blood samples should be regulated for research, experts say
Many states don’t require parental consent for newborn blood to be used for research purposes.

09

Feb

Komen charity under microscope for funding, scienceThe charity’s mission is to find a breast cancer cure, but it has cut by nearly half the proportion of fundraising dollars it spends on grants to scientists working to treat the disease. Komen has come under heavy public scrutiny since it moved last week to cut funding to Planned Parenthood, a women’s health network that provides birth control, abortions and other services.

Komen charity under microscope for funding, science
The charity’s mission is to find a breast cancer cure, but it has cut by nearly half the proportion of fundraising dollars it spends on grants to scientists working to treat the disease. Komen has come under heavy public scrutiny since it moved last week to cut funding to Planned Parenthood, a women’s health network that provides birth control, abortions and other services.