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SCIENCE

What I'm Freaking Out About
What I'm Freaking Out About

How Much Environmental Damage Did Your Thanksgiving Dinner Do?

Researchers broke it down by state.
Ashley P. Taylor
11.8.17
Neuro Trip
Neuro Trip

Your Eye Twitches Can Be Explained by Science, Sort Of

I really seriously want to know if there’s something wrong with me.
Tracey Duncan
10.31.17
We Asked
We Asked

You Never Forget the First Time You Cut Someone Open

Surgeons tell us what it was like to use a scalpel on a living, breathing human.
Milly McMahon
10.27.17
mental health
mental health

People With ADHD Can Actually Focus So Hard it's Scary

People with hyperfocus tend to block out everything else going on around them.
Terena Bell
10.19.17
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Party and Weight Loss Drugs Are Being Repurposed to Treat Cocaine Addiction

There's currently no FDA-approved medication to treat coke dependence.
Lea Surugue
10.17.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Doctors Need to Stop Wearing Ties

They're filthy cesspools of infection.
Jalal Baig, MD
10.12.17
head games
head games

My Concussion Taught Me Everything We Don't Know About Concussions

My head is broken—and the system is, too
Ankita Rao
9.29.17
That Was Awkward
That Was Awkward

Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.
Peter O'Connor
Andrew Spark
9.26.17
doin' it
doin' it

The Best Condom Exists But We Can't Buy it Yet

Thanks, researchers.
Emily Cassel
9.18.17
not good
not good

The Government Quietly Let Funding Lapse for Gun Violence Research

Take one guess how the NRA feels about this.
Jesse Hicks
9.15.17
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

We Don’t Need to Freak Out About ‘Toxic Mold' After a Hurricane

The final word on the mythical monster.
Farah Naz Khan
9.13.17
yikes
yikes

A Quarter of Scientific Findings May Be Hype

Blame the research-industrial complex.
Jesse Hicks
9.11.17