The "Mind After Midnight" hypothesis aims to explain why night owls tend to suffer more negative health outcomes.
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Heart muscle is shaped like a spiral, a mystery that has eluded scientists since 1669. New research has recreated the structure.
For decades people have arranged to freeze their bodies after death, dreaming of resurrection by advanced future medicine. Many met a fate far grislier than death.
When it comes to vetting people for friendship, body odor seems to be a decisive factor.
While Y chromosome loss was first observed in 1963, it was not until 2014 that researchers found the link to a shorter life span.
Your subjective experience might not end the moment your heart stops, research on near-death experiences suggests.
It might be good for your memory.
Music and sounds only seem to reduce pain in mice when played at a specific volume.
Sweet, bitter, salty, sour. These are the four basic tastes we were taught in grade school. But there is a fifth: umami. And it's everywhere.
It's common knowledge that syncing your circadian rhythm to a natural light-dark cycle could improve your health and well-being.
The world is aging, and with age comes vision decline. New research may have found how to improve eyesight in an accessible way.
NicoBoard is an app that helps parents make sense of a frightening time.
More than 20% Americans live in a state with access to a medically assisted death.
Myrkl (pronounced "miracle") is supposed to let you go wild without facing the consequences the next day. But does it actually work?
Gradualism rejects the idea of a "bright line" in the abortion debate/
Should men be doing kegels?
More than 90% of human faces are home to mites that live in our skin pores. These friendly guests might be merging with us.
The biology behind your office's air conditioning war.
A study finds that older adults who cannot balance on one foot for ten seconds have an 84% higher risk of death than those who can.
Kids don’t always make you happier. Here’s why people have them anyway.
"Lac-Phe" grants obese mice the benefits of exercise — without exercising. But don't expect an "exercise pill."