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Getting into School in a Snap

A study in the journal Science finds that millions of herring can form a cohesive school, or shoal, in just seconds, quickly turning chaos into order. Karen Hopkin reports

March 27, 2009

Kids' Sweet Tooth Related to Growth

A study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior finds that kids with a sweet tooth may be craving sugar because it's powering ongoing growth and development. Karen Hopkin reports.

March 25, 2009

Sylvia Plath's Son and Suicide in Families

The recent suicide of Sylvia Plath's son, Nicholas Hughes, makes us question whether suicidal tendency runs in families. But the science remains complex. Christie Nicholson reports

March 24, 2009

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