Researchers are plugging in smokers, alcoholics, and even crack addicts to expose them to a relapse environment--and teach them how to deal with it. Will it work?
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The EU makes its first ruling on the newly popular gadgets.
By denaturing nicotine before it reaches the heart and brain, a new vaccine could mute the addictiveness of tobacco products
Neuroscience: How nicotine rewires your noggin.
It's not that bad.
Scientists discover the drug may help dementia patients retain memory for as many as six additional months
It certainly looks that way if you hang around beer people.
Fertilizer and sewage runoff cause the worst marine pollution, but we can reverse their effects
Snow White totally could have happened
It's unclear whether or not they help people quit real cigarettes.
A new way to get sick and annoy passersby
Airplane-inspired amusement-park rides of the 1930s spawned some of todayâ€™s theme-park favorites
How about giving people patches that would make them allergic to meat?
How ideas from biology-evolution, immune systems and forensics-will keep your PC safe from hackers
The glue—which researchers showed is able to hold fast on live beating hearts—could be a gentler alternative to stitches.
Fifty years ago, the U.S. surgeon general first declared that smoking tobacco causes lung cancer. Popular Science readers could have known that was coming.
Don't worry, it doesn't hurt!