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Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400

A new study by researchers at Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching black boys, expecting trouble.



New York Fertility Doctor Says He Created Baby With 3 Genetic Parents

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:27:00 -0400

The New York-based doctor has sparked praise and criticism by going to Mexico and using DNA from three adults to create a child for a couple from Jordan who lost two children to a genetic disorder.



Chill Out: Stress Can Override Benefits Of Healthful Eating

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:02:00 -0400

Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of more healthful food choices. But experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress.



It May Not Cost You More To Drive Home In A Climate-Friendly Car

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:28:00 -0400

It has been a common belief that low-emissions vehicles, like hybrids and electric cars, are more expensive than other choices. But researchers at MIT have found otherwise.



Research Explains The Bias Behind Slow-Motion Video Replay

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400

When we see someone perform an action in a slow-motion replay, we tend to believe the action had more intentionality behind it. This has implications in sports and in the criminal justice system.



What's Your Sign? Look Again, Says NASA

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:35:00 -0400

If you rely on an insight from your daily horoscopes, you may have been looking at the wrong sign this whole time.



This Doctor Is Trying To Stop Heart Attacks In Their Tracks

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:25:00 -0400

Harry Selker has spent his life trying to come up with better ways to keep people from dying of heart attacks. Now he's intent on figuring out if a simple, cheap medication could be a game changer.



Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives?

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:57:00 -0400

In the past 50 years, better medical care and healthier habits have greatly reduced the risk of dying young from heart disease. But the obesity epidemic threatens to reverse that happy trend.



Computer Scientists Solve Mystery Of The Ein Gedi Scroll By 'Virtual Unwrapping'

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:06:00 -0400

Researchers used a new kind of analysis to make a virtual image of a crumbling ancient scroll from Israel. Biblical scholars were able to read the re-created text, which is from Leviticus.



As a GMO Pillar Wobbles, Biotech Companies Promise New Insect-Killing Genes

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:50:00 -0400

Scientists have discovered a soil microbe with a gene that kills the corn rootworm, an insect that farmers spend $1 billion each year trying to control.



Can An Airline Affect The Direction Of Science?

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:07:00 -0400

Research collaborations often involve scientists from all over the world. A new study looks at plane ticket prices, and how they relate to the direction of science.



Breaking Taboo, Swedish Scientist Seeks To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:07:00 -0400

A Swedish biologist wants to change the genes of healthy human embryos to find ways to treat infertility and other diseases. The experiments intensify ethical questions about genetic engineering.



We Really Do Get A Little More Santa-Like, Physically, During The Holidays

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:12:00 -0400

All that holiday grubbing does indeed pack on the pounds. How much? Researchers tracked the weights of 3,000 people in Germany, Japan and the U.S. and found a weight spike after every major holiday.



3,000-Year-Old Cooking Fail Found At A Danish Dig Site

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:00:00 -0400

Archaeologists have found the glassy remains of burnt cheese in an ancient pot. It seems trial and error is a timeless method to the madness of creating good food.



When Blind People Do Algebra, The Brain's Visual Areas Light Up

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:08:00 -0400

A study of 17 people who have been blind since birth found that areas of the brain usually devoted to visual information become active when a blind person is solving math problems.