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New studies on fitness, fatness, baldness, and more
When vaccine shortages strike, a way to use small amounts more efficiently may be the answer
Just make sure your sweat levels are optimal.
The next generation of artificial limbs-fused directly to human bone and commanded by the brain-promises effortless, natural motion. It can't come soon enough for the newest group of prosthetics wearers: U.S. soldiers
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The Doc plays private dick for a day and stumbles upon the secret of that deadly virus
Here's hoping this month's release of the Hollywood sea-fighting epic Master and Commander will do justice to those magnificent men and their sailing machines. On these pages, the mightiest ships of then and now.
The muscles also fluoresce when they contract.
Last July, 9-year-old Alex Everett received his first shot of synthetic human growth hormone--an injection he will get every night for eight years. Alex is not sick--he is short. Should we be treating stature as a medical condition?
Abaddon's Gate is available on Amazon.
Undead viruses! Killer foxes! Soldiers who never sleep! This is no horror movie--it's today's scientists at their most daring
Influenza viruses kill up to 646,000 people worldwide every year.
Packets of fizzy vitamins: 1. Flu: 0
Out of the wild
Cancer-killing nanoparticles, fat-fighting nucleic acids and more breakthroughs set to transform health care
2011 is shaping up to be a great year for science. Here's what to look forward to
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
An illustrated explanation of why the world's most obnoxious virus at least doesn't stick around all year.
Science headlines in 2004