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Scientific Journal Tells Female Scientists To Add A Male Author To Study, Twitter Firestorm Ensues

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.01.2015 | Women

A scientific journal sparked a Twitter firestorm when it rejected two female scientists' work partly because the paper they submitted did not have mal...

Yagana Shah

Sleep Deprivation Is Literally Playing With Your Head

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.27.2014 | Fifty

We all know that fuzzy feeling you get when you have a sleepless night -- where it's harder to concentrate, get through your day, and keep your eyes o...

Kate Sheppard

Marcellus Energy Development Could Pave Over An Area Bigger Than The State Of Delaware

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green

Development of natural gas and wind resources in the Marcellus shale region could cover up nearly 1.3 million acres of land, an area bigger than the s...

Sauropod Slideshow: How Big? How Tall? And How Did It Happen?

Brad Balukjian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Brad Balukjian

Every parent knows Brontosaurus, and every kid knows that it's now called Apatosaurus. Some of the most awe-inspiring skeletons at a natural history museum are the sauropods.

Hey, Sauropod, Why the Long Neck and Tail?

Brad Balukjian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Brad Balukjian

Matt Wedel, a sauropod specialist, is a kind of reverse-chiropractor for dinosaurs. While back-crackers twist and turn your spine to release pockets of air in between your vertebrae, Wedel and his colleague Michael Taylor are all about discovering the air spaces inside dinosaur backbones.

Can Brain Scans Diagnose Mental Illnesses?

| Simon Makin | Posted 07.22.2013 | Science

One common complaint about psychiatry is its subjective nature: it lacks definitive tests for many diseases. So the idea of diagnosing disorders usi...

Being A Tuberculosis Physician: Struggles, Challenges And Hopes

Dr. Jayant Banavaliker | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jayant Banavaliker

In a rural area outside Delhi, the father of a young girl with tuberculosis came to me, "Doctor, just give me the medicines. I will give the drugs to ...

10 Jobs That Burn The Most Calories

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business

With a growing percentage of American workers finding themselves glued to a computer all day, those jobs that require a little bit of physical activit...

POLL: Do Clothes Reflect Your Race?

Posted 12.17.2011 | Black Voices

Do clothes reflect your race? This is the question being explored in a new study entitled “Looking the Part: Social Status Cues Shape Race Perce...

WATCH: Flying From A Bird's Perspective

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green

Ever wish you could really get bird's eye view? By harnessing miniature cameras to the backs of young brown boobies, researchers at Japan's Nagoya ...

Into Uncommitted Sex? It May Be in Your Genes

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Recent research out of State University of New York at Binghamton, published in PloS One, suggests that a person's DNA may be to blame when it comes to infidelity and sexual promiscuity.