Can you tell whether a person is sick just by looking at a photo? Science says yes
January 3, 2018, 6:55 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
In one of these photos, the person is sick. Can you guess which is which?
Starfish make remarkable comeback years after deadly disease outbreak
December 28, 2017, 2:43 p.m. by John Platt
The disease caused starfish to lose their limbs, dissolve and die.
Getting ready to bake cookies? Don't eat the raw dough
November 29, 2017, 12:27 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Tempting as it may be to sneak a taste of raw, ready-to-bake cookie dough, scientific evidence says it's healthier to resist temptation.
Magic mushrooms could be a psychiatric wonder drug
October 16, 2017, 10:01 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Cancer patients given psilocybin experienced reduced depression and existential distress, even at the end of life.
CDC issues new warning about salmonella from pet turtles
August 30, 2017, 10:56 a.m. by John Platt
Small turtles are illegal, but they are still available from many less-reputable dealers.
Scientists may have unearthed 'permafrost tomb' of ancient Siberian prince
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
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5 homemade lip scrub recipes
The rusty-spotted cat is the world's smallest (and most adorable) big cat
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