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Food Everywhere Fuels Obesity

A study from the National Bureau of Economic Research blames 40 percent of the rise in obesity on the ubiquity of supercenters, warehouse clubs, and restaurantsBy Eliene Augenbraun and Gretchen Cuda Kroen...

June 3, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun and Gretchen Cuda Kroen

Genes Orchestrate Musical Ability

It might take practice to get to Carnegie Hall but scientists found that it takes a set of dozens of genes in the brain working together to make that practice pay off. 

June 2, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun, Karen Hopkin and Benjamin Meyers

The U.S.'s Quietest Places

If you are looking for some quiet zones in America, then this map is for you. National Park Service researchers recorded and mapped ambient sound from all over the country. 

May 29, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun and David Biello
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