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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400A new study by researchers at Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching black boys, expecting trouble.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:27:00 -0400The 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.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:02:00 -0400Stress 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.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:28:00 -0400It 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.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400When 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.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:35:00 -0400If you rely on an insight from your daily horoscopes, you may have been looking at the wrong sign this whole time.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:25:00 -0400Harry 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.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:57:00 -0400In 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.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:06:00 -0400Researchers 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.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:50:00 -0400Scientists 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.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:07:00 -0400Research 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.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:07:00 -0400A 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.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:12:00 -0400All 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.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:00:00 -0400Archaeologists 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.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:08:00 -0400A 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.