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Stories by Charles Choi

The Brontosaurus Is Back

Decades after scientists decided that the famed dinosaur never actually existed, new research says the opposite

April 7, 2015 — Charles Choi

'Alien-Like' Skulls Excavated in Mexico

Skull deformation of children was a common practice in Central America, but scientists are still struggling to solve the mystery of why these otherwise healthy youth died prematurely

December 21, 2012 — Charles Choi and LiveScience

Whatever happened to...?

Cosmic Radiation -- Smoking and Genes -- Shrubs 1, Grasses 0 -- Corona Heat

November 1, 2007 — Charles Choi and Charles Q. Choi

Warming to Law

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruling, how stiff will greenhouse gas regulations be?

June 17, 2007 — Charles Choi and Charles Q. Choi

Diabetes

Inhalable insulin could help diabetics regulate blood sugar to an unprecedented degree

December 11, 2006 — Charles Choi

Malaria

Killing more than two million people, mostly children, every year, this disease will finally face the first ever commercially available vaccine designed to fight it

December 11, 2006 — Charles Choi

Smoking

Immunizing the body against nicotine might be just what smokers need to quit for good

December 11, 2006 — Charles Choi

HIV

Preventing the half-million cases of mother to child transmission of HIV every year would go a long way to turning the tide of an epidemic

December 11, 2006 — Charles Choi

Vision Loss

First a Nobel Prize, and now a potentially viable treatment: the world's first interfering RNA drug could be the first of many

December 11, 2006 — Charles Choi

Dengue

A disease afflicting half a million people annually requires a special kind of vaccine

December 11, 2006 — Charles Choi