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Diet Counters Bad Gene

People with genetic variant 9p21, which predisposes them to heart disease, lowered their risk with a healthful diet. Katherine Harmon reports

October 11, 2011

Toxins All around Us

Exposure to the chemicals in everyday objects poses a hidden health threat

October 11, 2011 — Patricia Hunt

Spherical Eats

The chemistry of encased mussels and other edible orbs

October 8, 2011 — W. Wayt Gibbs and Nathan Myhrvold

Primal Brain in the Modern Classroom

Evolution biased the human mind to attend to some types of information over others—often the exact opposite of what teachers wish children would learn

October 6, 2011 — David C. Geary
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