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Study: Internet Use Habits In Young Adults Similar To Addiction

A recent study suggests that the compulsion experienced by young adults to use the Internet is not unlike drug addiction.

12/25/2013

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Monkeys Control Virtual Arms With Their Thoughts During Study

During a neuroscience study conducted at Duke University Medical Center, two monkeys were able to control robotic arms using only their thoughts.

11/08/2013

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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Study: One Hour Nap For Kids Good For Their Brain

Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit.

10/07/2013

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Study: Choosing How To Spend Your Lunch Break Reduces Fatigue

Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.

10/07/2013

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Study: Greenhouse Gas Reductions Could Stave Off Millions Of Premature Deaths

The findings of a new study indicate that a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions might prevent the premature deaths of millions of people.

09/25/2013

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Pediatricians: Children In Danger When Sliding Down Slides In Parents’ Laps

As playgrounds grow crowded with children and parents enjoying spring temperatures, pediatricians are advising caretakers against the practice of sliding down slides with children in their laps.

05/03/2013

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Study: Genetic Risk Factors Determines Smokers

A new study finds that genetic risk factors can determine who will get hooked on cigarettes.

03/28/2013

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Researcher: Zombie Fads Peak When Society Unhappy

Zombies seem to be everywhere these days.

03/10/2013

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Search Is On For Participants In New Cancer Study

Have you read articles about new studies and wondered where they find participants? Now is your chance to not only find out, but to take part in a study as well.

02/05/2013

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