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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
Supported By Sutter Health
Supported By Sutter Health

Microscopic Robots Are on the Way to Replacing Your Doctor

Nanotechnology is refreshingly close to helping real, live people.
Jesse Hicks
8.15.17
ask a doctor
ask a doctor

Exactly What to Do in an Acid Attack

Doctors tell us how to contain the damage.
Jalal Baig, MD
8.11.17
what the what
what the what

We’re One Step Closer to Transplanting Pig Organs Into People

Researchers just announced that they eliminated pig viruses using gene-editing technology.
Alexandra Ossola
8.10.17
STDs
STDs

Untreatable Gonorrhea Is Terrifying, So Scientists Are Stepping Up

But don't toss your condoms yet.
Ed Cara
8.7.17
head games
head games

Being Neurotic Is Good for Your Health—To a Point

A recent study linked neuroticism with longer lives.
Alexandra Ossola
7.28.17
The Future of Cancer
The Future of Cancer

This Physicist Invented a Cancer-Killing Laser That Could One Day Replace Chemo

“When I was taking care of my aunt, I was like, There must be something better than just dying like this."
Shelby Hartman
7.21.17
game changers
game changers

The New Microbiome Frontier: Your Blood

Healthy blood appears to contain an array of microbes. What health secrets are they harboring?
Melinda Wenner Moyer
7.20.17