• June 25, 2017
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Science & Technology

  • Our body’s ‘control tower’
    Jun 21, 2017 By Natalie Angier
    The liver’s to-do list is second only to that of the brain and numbers well over 300 items
  • IBS patient Linda Buonanno knew the pills she was given contained no active drugs, yet they had an immediate effect on her condition
  • A verdict on gluten-free diets
    Jun 14, 2017 By Christy Brissette
    The key is eating a varied, nutrient-rich diet — whether it’s gluten-free or not
  • Poor workplace posture can lead to pain
    Jun 14, 2017 By Gabriella Boston
    Bad posture can contribute to disk herniation, pinched nerves, arthritic changes in the joints, and tissue getting shorter and tighter
  • The findings may lead to new experiments into the biological basis of reasoning and problem-solving, experts say
  • Consumers are snapping up gut-enhancing products, but are they all they’re cracked up to be?
  • Resea­rch on Russi­an cosmo­nauts sugge­sts that salt makes you hungr­y but not thirs­ty, and may help burn calor­ies
  • More isn’t always better
    May 24, 2017 By Cara Rosenbloom
    Supplements are useful for people who suffer from deficiencies, but it’s always best to try to meet your needs for vitamins by eating a healthy diet
  • Time to rethink biases about chiropractors
    May 17, 2017 By Aaron E. Carroll
    For bad backs, spinal manipulation and other therapies seem at least as effective and safe as more traditional treatment
  • The beauty of the cactus
    May 03, 2017 By Natalie Angier
    The prickly plants can persist in some of the world’s most parched and hostile environments for decades or longer
  • Five myths about oceans
    May 03, 2017 By Steve Palumbi and 
Anthony Palumbi
    With their hugeness and depth, the high seas are as vital to life on Earth as terra firma
  • Often undiagnosed pains for women
    Apr 26, 2017 By Hillary Gulley
    Reports suggest that of the 12 to 20 per cent of women who suffer from chronic pelvic pain, not even half discover its source
  • Earth’s accelerating plant growth
    Apr 26, 2017 By Carl Zimmer
    Antarctic ice reveals Earth’s accelerating plant growth
  • Cyborgs at work
    Apr 20, 2017 Compiled by Huda TabrezCommunity Web Editor
    Would you be willing to get microchipped?
  • Dancing is good for the brain
    Apr 19, 2017 By Gretchen Reynolds
    New research is indicating that remaining active by learning how to dance may be a good way to ward off the long-term effects of ageing and fight memory loss
  • Is adrenal fatigue real?
    Apr 19, 2017 By Christy Brissette
    While conventional and alternative medicine are divided on labelling it as a condition, everyone agrees managing stress makes sense