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Kirk, Spock and Darwin

Duke University evolutionary biologist Mohamed A. F. Noor talks about his book Live Long and Evolve: What Star Trek Can Teach Us about Evolution, Genetics, and Life on Other Worlds ...

February 12, 2020 — Steve Mirsky

What to Eat to Prevent Kidney Stones

Passing a kidney stone is excruciating! Here are some tips to reduce the chances that you’ll ever have to endure that pain or relive past misery

February 7, 2020 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Survival of the Fittest Cells

Cells in the body don’t always play nicely together. Could co-opting their competitive nature help to unlock cutting-edge therapies?

January 22, 2020 — Kendall Powell and Nature magazine

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Do you really need eight hours of sleep each night to thrive? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu breaks down the eight-hour sleep myth and offers three ways to find the best sleep for you

January 20, 2020 — Jade Wu Savvy Psychologist

Fido’s Human Age Gets New Estimates

By comparing how DNA gets altered over the lifetimes of people and dogs, researchers came up with a new way to compare canine years with human years.

December 27, 2019 — Eliene Augenbraun

The Hidden Cost of Stroke

It’s the number one cause of adult disability in the U.S., yet we generally don’t see the toll it takes on patients, their families and their communities

December 26, 2019 — Michael Chen | Opinion

Why Your Brain Needs Exercise

The evolutionary history of humans explains why physical activity is important for brain health

December 17, 2019 — David A. Raichlen and Gene E. Alexander
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