Few friends or many?
December 17, 2012, 1:37 p.m. by Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience
Studies suggest that economics and the ease of which people might move influences how many friends people keep around.
Naughty or nice? A brain chemical may tell
December 17, 2012, 12:30 p.m. by Wynne Parry, LiveScience
Oxytocin promotes empathy, and when the chemical is inhibited in someone, they become more prone to sinful behaviors.
Space station to get insomnia-fighting light bulbs
December 17, 2012, 11:45 a.m. by Elizabeth Howell, SPACE.com
NASA will replace the orbiting lab's fluorescent bulbs with an array of LEDs switching between blueish, whitish and reddish light, according to the time of day.
Scientists turn ordinary heart cells into cardiac pacemakers
December 17, 2012, 11:19 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
Ailing hearts may be whipped into shape by the injection of a genetically-modified virus.
How parents, children can cope with fear in aftermath of school shootings
December 17, 2012, 10:07 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Helping children focus on the goodness that often follows tragedy can help them cope with anxieties.
Running, not weights, burns fat
December 15, 2012, 12:45 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
A workout that combines the two activities — lifting weights in addition to running — is no better at burning fat than running alone.
Bye bye, Brita: Sleek Soma water filter takes Kickstarter by storm
December 14, 2012, 12:29 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A household water pitcher from San Francisco-based startup Soma says adios to plastic everything and hello to classy glass carafes and compostable filters delivered via subscription service.
Life-changing drug fights depression in hours
December 12, 2012, 9:51 a.m.
Video: Dr. Richard Besser on medication that could help millions battling depression.
Laundry 'pods' account for half of detergent poisoning cases
October 19, 2012, 12:28 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
About 94 percent of children exposed to the dangerous laundry pods were less than 5 years old.