Health It’s time to appreciate our candy for what it is, not what we want it to be. We should all stop convincing ourselves that chocolate will save us from heart disease and jump on a treadmill instead.
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Technology No, it's not making gadgets itself. A new Kickstarter program hopes to help creators deliver the stuff their backers pay for.
Animals Study shows it’s bad for your cat, and you. Declawing a cat can lead to much bigger problems than scratched furniture.
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Health It’s rare nowadays, but still deadly. Botulinum toxin is one of the most potent poisons on Earth—less than a millionth of a gram in your bloodstream would kill you—and is also the most lucrative.
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Science Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Researchers created an artificial flytrap that's driven by light.
Space Of mice and Mars. The findings suggest that animals, including humans, may one day be able to reproduce in space.
Health The tiny bugs are marketed as a quick fix, but the body of evidence is miniscule. What does the best research have to say about probiotics?
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Environment Turtles and tortoises to brighten your Tuesday. Here’s a gallery of some titillating Testudines.
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Space A computer on the ISS failed, but the station and crew were never in any danger. On Tuesday, astronauts on the International Space Station will venture forth into the harshest environment humankind has ever known—to fix a computer.