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Fear Makes Art More Engaging

A recent study finds that when people are stimulated by fear, they tend to be more engaged with art. Christie Nicholson reports

September 12, 2012

"Junk" DNA Holds Clues to Common Diseases

With the new annotation of the human genome, researchers are finding that most of the code between genes is controlling crucial functions for life and health

September 5, 2012 — Katherine Harmon

Civil War Innovations

Secession and Science; Warships; Underwater Warfare; Cannons; Communications and Military Intelligence; Medicine and Health

September 1, 2012

The Hidden Mind

We have long wondered how the conscious mind comes to be. Greater understanding of brain function ought to provide an eventual solution.

September 1, 2012

How Technology Shaped the Civil War

Secession not only spurred rapid improvements in warships and weapons, but also led to advances in communications and medicine

September 1, 2012 — James Marten

Studying Instead of Sleeping Bites Students

Students who studied a lot at the expense of sleep had significantly more negative incidents, such as not understanding a lecture, as those who kept a more balanced study schedule. Christie Nicholson reports...

August 29, 2012

Why You Choose the Brands You Do

A recent study finds that we might often choose brands and products for reasons that have nothing to do with the actual brand or product. Christie Nicholson reports

August 26, 2012
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