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New Help for Smokers

New Help for Smokers

An anti-nicotine vaccine is moving closer to regulatory approval

September 6, 2011 — Jeneen Interlandi

Mindful Medicine

How meditation relieves the subjective experience of pain

September 5, 2011 — Michele Solis

Scientists Perceive NASA Bias Against Venus

The planet is conveniently close, and an extreme laboratory for atmospheric processes familiar on Earth. So why won't NASA send a mission there?

September 2, 2011 — Eric Hand and Nature magazine
Endurance Exercise Has Stem Cells Make Bone over Fat

Endurance Exercise Has Stem Cells Make Bone over Fat

A mouse study found that endurance exercise influenced mesenchymal stem cells to turn into bone rather than into fat cells, leading to more oxygen carrying capacity and better immune function. Steve Mirsky reports

September 2, 2011
Gulf Oil Spill Tracker

Gulf Oil Spill Tracker

Help track oil still coming onshore from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon disaster

August 30, 2011

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