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This Week in Science

Having Frequent, Terrifying Dreams Could Mean You Have Nightmare Disorder

This week in science: a lot of people don't feel much when they take CBD, the effects of microdosing, and what goes on in the brains of people with nightmare disorder.
Shayla Love
3.4.19
Asking for a friend

I Hit My Head, How do I Know If It's Serious?

Although most head injuries are not severe, there are some serious cases where you're best off seeking emergency care.
Nick Keppler
3.4.19
This Week in Science

This Is the Best Kind of Disguise to Conceal Your Identity

This week in science: using brain imaging to predict who will respond to antidepressants, how your personality rubs off on your cat, and a disguise that is surprisingly effective.
Shayla Love
2.26.19
This Week in Science

We're Getting Closer to Turning People’s Thoughts into Speech

This week in science: genetically modified, drug-producing chickens, the health benefits of being a morning person, and using artificial intelligence to read minds.
Shayla Love
2.5.19
This Week in Science

This Is Why You Can't Tickle Yourself

"It actually feels better when someone else is touching you."
Shayla Love
1.28.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how white supremacism may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.11.18
Sex

These Are Some of the Most Unusual Ways People Say They've Achieved Orgasm

The answers ranged from swimming to riding a horse to getting a tattoo.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
12.11.18
This Week in Science

Scientists Have Made Mini Brains That Behave Like Real Human Brains

It’s the first time that brain organoids have spontaneously produced brain waves similar to human brain activity.
Shayla Love
12.3.18
This Week in Science

This Is What Happens in Your Dogs' Brain When You Talk to Them

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
10.24.18
VICE TONIC

This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

A therapist's advice for how to get over it.
Jessica Dore
8.21.18
The High Life

What Cocaine and Weed Do to Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears."
Shayla Love
8.10.18
VICE TONIC

The Family That Doesn't Feel Pain

Their genes could lead to treatment options for people with chronic pain.
Shayla Love
7.23.18
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