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Why Risky Behavior Declines With Age

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.16.2016 | Healthy Living

Older folks tend not to engage as much in risky behavior as teenagers and young adults do. You might call that wisdom or learned experience. But this ...

How Plants 'Bought Us Time' With Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.16.2016 | Green

We depend on plants for necessities including food, water and medicine. Now, research shows we might have plants to thank for giving us some much-need...

Scientists Develop A 'Smart' Skin That Could Revolutionize Prosthetics

HuffPost Korea | Sanga Kwak | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology

“In a few years, I expect to see prosthetic devices made of prosthetic skin that detects external stimuli and responds like real skin, operated by brain signals.”

How The Sea Horse Got Its Curves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The sea horse's signature "S" shape holds a secret weapon: It is an adaptation for the ambush hunting style favored by these tiny, carnivorous fish, a...