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Skrillex’s Music Can Be Used as Mosquito Repellent, Study Finds

Researchers observed mosquitoes sucked less blood and had less sex when exposed to the song "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites."
Gavin Butler
4.3.19
body

Does Working in an Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?

Critics note that they are distracting, uncomfortable, increase stress, hurt productivity and potentially spread germs.
Mark Hay
8.7.18
body

Thousands of People Voted on the Grossest Thing in the World

There are six categories of things that most people find disgusting.
Jesse Hicks
7.3.18
Health

Surprise! Most of Your Vitamin Supplements Do Nothing

In fact, B3 vitamins are slightly upping your chance of death.
Julian Morgans
6.1.18
VICE TONIC

Oral Sex Is Fuelling the Global Spread of Untreatable Gonorrhoea

Now in 50 countries. We repeat: UNTREATABLE.
Ed Cara
10.16.17
Gin

Seed Researchers Just Saved the Gin and Tonic from Extinction

Thanks to a seed-banking project from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, juniper—one of the main ingredients in gin—is now safe from the fungal disease that had threatened to wipe it out.
Daisy Meager
1.31.17
Health

Scurvy Could Be on the Rise Amongst Vegetable-Avoiding Australians

A dozen patients at a Sydney hospital were recently found to be suffering from scurvy—a condition more usually associated with 18th century sailors.
Phoebe Hurst
11.30.16
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of Zika?

Should I give a shit about a virus that causes a mild fever, even if I'm not planning to get pregnant? (Answer: yes)
Mike Pearl
8.11.16
Art

Kaleidoscopic MRI Art Brings Beauty to Neurological Illness

Artist Elizabeth Jameson redefines her multiple sclerosis with vibrant prints of her brain.
Shelby Hartman
6.27.16
Stuff

This Is What It's Like to Live With a Rare Genetic Disease that Shows on Your Face

I suffer from the Bannayan–Riley–Ruvalcaba syndrome, which means I have a bad heart, dark blots in my genital area and a tumour-like growth on my lips.
Lucas Rougerie
4.19.16
News

What Life Was Like on the Ground During the Ebola Crisis

We spoke with correspondent Danny Gold about the psychological effects of reporting on a deadly epidemic, and if the world will be better prepared for the next one.
Dory Carr-Harris
1.29.16
Stuff

The Artists Explaining Their Multiple Sclerosis Through Art

Artists Kirsty Stevens and Hannah Laycock tackle the knowledge gap that surrounds MS by creating art that is tangible and accessible.
David Whelan
11.23.15
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