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The First Working Bionic Hands Can 'Do Almost Everything'

The First Working Bionic Hands Can 'Do Almost Everything'

AP  02.25.2015
LONDON (AP) — Three Austrians have replaced injured hands with bionic ones that they can control using nerves and muscles transplanted...
Spring Into A Strong Senior Year Schedule

Spring Into A Strong Senior Year Schedule

Rebecca Joseph  02.24.2015
Senior year should be a time for mastery, exploration, and rigor, as colleges want academically inquisitive, passionate, and talented students....
New Study Shows Dogs Can Spot A Liar

New Study Shows Dogs Can Spot A Liar

David Freeman  02.23.2015
Dogs are certainly no dummies when it comes to understanding humans. Canines can understand our voice commands and know what it means...
Sex Energy on the Brain

Sex Energy on the Brain

Peggy Payne  02.20.2015
Kundalini: It's not a pasta. The Sanskrit root of the word means coiled or spiral. The image of a snake piled on itself or two snakes rising...
7 Reasons You're So Sensitive To Caffeine

7 Reasons You're So Sensitive To Caffeine

Alena Hall  02.20.2015
We all have coworkers who can down six cups of coffee in a given day without flinching, and friends who can indulge in an after-dinner...

How Smart Are Elephants?

Quora  02.19.2015
Since Aristotle and long before, people who have been privileged to spend time observing and interacting with elephants have expressed...
Paleo for a Shrinking Planet?

Paleo for a Shrinking Planet?

David Katz, M.D.  02.19.2015
While many do, no one can say that a Paleo diet is best for health on the basis of truly robust evidence. But no one can say it isn't,...
Experimental AIDS Drug Stirs Talk Of Vaccine 'Alternative'

Experimental AIDS Drug Stirs Talk Of Vaccine 'Alternative'

David Freeman  02.18.2015
For more than three decades, scientists have tried unsuccessfully to develop an effective vaccine for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS....
Watch Octopuses Meet for Blind Date, Tricky Sex

Watch Octopuses Meet for Blind Date, Tricky Sex

Katherine Harmon Courage  02.13.2015
On February 14, Hazel and Franklin will meet for a blind date. There is a good chance things will get heavy; it will likely be the first...
Anti-Vaxxers Have Neil deGrasse Tyson Worried

Anti-Vaxxers Have Neil deGrasse Tyson Worried

David Freeman  02. 5.2015
Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't one to mince words. In recent weeks the celebrated astrophysicist has offered up strong opinions on everything...
WATCH: How To Grow Lungs And Arteries In A Lab

WATCH: How To Grow Lungs And Arteries In A Lab

Fusion  02. 2.2015
Laura Niklason is a professor of Anesthesia and Biomedical Engineering at Yale. She is an expert in vascular biology and cardiovascular...
Have Scientists Finally Found A Cure For Hair Loss?

Have Scientists Finally Found A Cure For Hair Loss?

David Freeman  01.30.2015
Hats off to researchers in California. They've taken what appears to be a big step toward the development of a cure for hair loss, a condition...
Warmer Oceans May Trigger Big Change In Turtles' Behavior

Warmer Oceans May Trigger Big Change In Turtles' Behavior

David Freeman  01.26.2015
Warmer oceans will put the chill on sea turtle behavior, causing the endangered animals to stop basking on beaches within the next century....
WATCH: Strange Way Jumbo Squid 'Talk' To Each Other

WATCH: Strange Way Jumbo Squid 'Talk' To Each Other

Jacqueline Howard  01.24.2015
Marine biologists have long known that giant Humboldt squid communicate by rapidly changing their body color in flashes of red and white....