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The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In

In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.
Daniel McDonald
5.18.18
Sex
Sex

Psychopaths May Have an Evolutionary Advantage

As uncomfortable as the thought may be, traits that assist in reproduction tend to get passed on.
Justin Lehmiller
5.18.18
Eat This
Eat This

Should I Wash Meat Before I Cook It?

Short answer: Your attempt to wash away germs can backfire in a big way.
Joanne Spataro
5.18.18
mental health
mental health

The Connection Between Athleisure and Anxiety

I found the adult version of swaddling to ease my anxiety.
Rajul Punjabi
5.18.18
addiction
addiction

This Actor Prepped to Play a Teen Addicted to Heroin in '13 Reasons Why'

Warning: Spoilers ahead.
Jesse Hicks
5.18.18
Sleep
Sleep

What It Means If You Do Terrible Things In Your Dreams

It's incredibly unsettling to wake up filled with guilt about a murder you just committed in your dream.
Allie Volpe
5.18.18
STDs
STDs

Bill Gates Says Trump Doesn't Know the Difference Between HPV and HIV

"I was able to explain that those are rarely confused with each other."
Mike Darling
5.18.18
You, Explained
You, Explained

This Is Why Some People Hate Being Tickled

What makes people more ticklish than others?
Suzannah Weiss
5.17.18
immigration
immigration

When Being Treated for Cancer Could Get You Deported

What happens when an undocumented immigrant has a life-threatening diagnosis? Even in states with generous care, a patient can face difficult life-and-death choices.
Dan Gorenstein, Kaiser Health News
5.16.18
grief
grief

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.
Sydni Dunn
5.16.18
The yes man
The yes man

I Resurfaced My Skin to Make it Look Smoother

“We’re making these tiny, hot holes in the skin."
Grant Stoddard
5.16.18
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is it to Wear Your Shoes in the House?

The final word on whether dragging in all that bacteria on your shoes will actually make you sick.
Elizabeth Brown
5.16.18