• October 20, 2017
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Science & Technology

  • Chips off the old block
    Oct 18, 2017 By Cade Metz
    New technologies are testing the limits of computer semiconductors. To deal with that, researchers have gone looking for ideas from nature
  • The dizziness that has lasted years
    Oct 18, 2017 By Marlene Cimons
    A puzzling neurological disorder leaves patients feeling as if they are rocking, swaying or bobbing when they are actually still
  • Vivid colours, naturally
    Oct 04, 2017 By Erica Goode
    To avoid toxic dyes, traditional Mexican weavers are embracing pigments produced from alternatives like crushed insects and forest plants
  • Lack of sleep and mental health problems
    Oct 04, 2017 By Nicola Davis
    Study finds therapy designed to treat insomnia also reduced paranoia and hallucinations, and improved depression and anxiety in patients
  • The case for a breakfast feast
    Sep 27, 2017 By Roni Caryn Rabin
    A new review provides the latest evidence to suggest we should front-load our calories early in the day to jump-start our metabolism
  • Living with a chronic illness
    Sep 27, 2017 By Judith Graham
    Older adults with asthma are five times as likely to die from the condition as younger asthma patients
  • An antidepressant’s grim side-effect
    Sep 20, 2017 By Roni Caryn Rabin
    A suicide leaves grief and tough questions about a drug used for the treatment of depression, anxiety, or other disorders
  • Get up at least once every 30 minutes
    Sep 20, 2017 By Melissa Heally
    Failure to do so may shorten your life, study finds
  • Health mystery: Was it cancer?
    Sep 13, 2017 By Sandra G. Boodman
    During Houston’s mild winters, her feet felt constantly numb and cold, like ‘blocks of ice’
  • Hot spots in a frigid ocean
    Sep 13, 2017 By Carl Zimmer
    Scientists are studying marine ecosystems to figure out how microscopic species cope with rising ocean temperatures
  • Doctors need to distinguish between the two conditions so it can benefit millions
  • A unique national experiment in England
    Aug 30, 2017 By Benedict Carey
    The world’s most ambitious effort to treat depression, anxiety and other common mental illnesses is under way
  • A living lab for genetic diseases
    Aug 24, 2017 By Steph Yin
    Medical predispositions among the sub populations across South Asia are being researched to understand the results of endogamy
  • The eclipse that revealed the universe
    Aug 18, 2017 By Dennis Overbye
    Few eclipses have had more impact on modern history than the one that occurred on May 29, 1919
  • The problem with news covering nutrition is that studies not designed to answer specific questions are portrayed as though they do
  • An insight into autism
    Aug 02, 2017 By Pam Belluck
    Research suggests that genetics underlie how children seek out formative social experiences like making eye contact or observing facial expressions