For the first time since the 1970s, researchers are being allowed to study the potential medical properties of the most tightly controlled substances around. But it's not easy.
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A new bike-sharing program stores the kinetic energy from the bikes to power buses, and gives cyclists a free bus ticket for helping out
The idea that Viagra helps out athletes has been around for years now, but is there a scientific consensus on it?
Scientists are using brain scans to try and find out
No surprise: performance enhancers enhance performance. But they might not give me the instant mountain-scaling boost I want.
Now that I have your undivided attention...
One full week of keeping track of absolutely everything, to see if gamification can net you a win in the game of life
A personal experiment with the love hormone
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Some methods that people have suggested for preventing, or stopping, a hurricane--and why they might not work
Just make sure your sweat levels are optimal.
The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.
Everyone has defense mechanisms. What's yours?
After months of controversy, second bird flu recipe finally published
By denaturing nicotine before it reaches the heart and brain, a new vaccine could mute the addictiveness of tobacco products
Post-9/11 laws protect Americans from the mishandling of potential bioterror agents. They could also slow down some vital medical research.
It's time to think about who has your data.
All of that studying just might have contributed to your Freshman Fifteen