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Yellowing Eyes May Keep Seniors Awake

Yellowing Eyes May Keep Seniors Awake

Yellowing of the eye lenses changes the array of incoming light wavelengths, which can affect circadian rhythms, including sleep patterns. Katherine Harmon reports

September 6, 2011
9/11: 10 Years Later

9/11: 10 Years Later

The attacks on September 11, 2001, profoundly influenced the direction of science and technology. What's been learned from those events, and how they have shaped our lives since

September 6, 2011

JellyWatch

Help marine biologists track the movement and location of jellyfish and other unusual marine life

September 6, 2011

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
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