Hardwiring of the brain could help cure alcoholism

Almost everyone who drinks alcohol has at some point told themselves they will go...

Angry Russian polar bears lay siege on team of...

  A gang of polar bears is preventing a team of Arctic researchers in Russia...

How your brain handles multitasking

  By examining the brain’s various neural networks, a team of American and German researchers...

How 3D printing revived Bronze Age music

  What’s usually associated with medicine or engineering, 3D printing technology was recently used by...

The first mass extinction was caused by animals, not catastrophe

It wasn’t a massive asteroid crashing into the Earth’s surface or the eruption of an enormous volcano that led to the first known mass...

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Nutritionist: What's the real deal with carbs?

Carbohydrates are a mysterious subject. They come into and out of food fashion just as any good '80s outfit...

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Bioscience firm offers injured athletes stem-cell treatments

  In September 2011, then-Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning made headlines when he travelled to Europe to receive adult stem...

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Is the mother of all hurricanes about to hit the US?

  Just days after the US marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the most destructive storm of its kind...