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How Can You Control Your Dreams?

The ability to manipulate our dream worlds goes beyond the science fiction plot of the movie Inception. A dream expert from Harvard University explains how it works

July 29, 2010 — Jordan Lite

Stephen Hawking still hospitalized, but "comfortable"

Physicist Stephen Hawking remained hospitalized today, a day after he was admitted with undisclosed symptoms.

Hawking, 67, has suffered from the neuro-degenerative disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, for more than 45 years and is mostly paralyzed.

April 21, 2009 — Jordan Lite

NIH issues new stem cell research guidelines

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today released draft guidelines that permit federal funding for research on stem cells from human embryos set to be discarded by fertility clinics.

April 17, 2009 — Jordan Lite

Money for cheaper herb-based malaria meds

A subsidy program intended to drive down the cost of lifesaving malaria drugs called artemisinin-based combination therapies—now considered the most effective treatment against the parasitic disease—was unveiled today in Norway.

April 17, 2009 — Jordan Lite

Epilepsy med linked to decreased IQ

Children born to women who took the epilepsy drug Depakote while pregnant had lower IQ scores than those whose moms took three other antiseizure meds, research published  this week shows.

April 17, 2009 — Jordan Lite
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine