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Better Road Signs Could Save Bicycle Riders

Signs that say "Share the Road" with bicycles may have far less influence over motor vehicle driver behavior than would signs saying "Bicycles May Use Full Lane."  ...

September 4, 2015 — Karen Hopkin

Public Health Hero Jimmy Carter; SA Turns 170

Jimmy Carter talks about his public health efforts to eradicate guinea worm and improve global mental health and women's health. Plus, magazine collector Steven Lomazow brings part of his collection to the Scientific American 170th birthday party  ...

August 31, 2015 — Steve Mirsky and Mariette DiChristina

MIND Reviews 3 Weight-Loss Apps

An editor discusses three smartphone applications that can help people stick to healthier lifestyle choices

August 21, 2015 — Karen Schrock Simring

Are Soil-Based Organisms Beneficial?

Some people claim that we're better off getting our probiotic bacteria from dirt than from foods like yogurt. But are these products safe?

August 12, 2015 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel
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