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tech-science

This Magnetic Robot Wants to Crawl Inside Your Brain

MIT scientists are working on a robot that could deliver lasers and drugs to problem areas of the brain.
Becky Ferreira
8.30.19
brains

Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth

Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
mind

The Signs and Symptoms of a Brain Aneurysm

Every year, aneurysms burst in the brains of about 10 in 10,000 people.
Cindy Kuzma
3.29.18
alcohol

A Drink or Two After Work Is Fine For Your Health

Still, you should probably take a night off here and there.
Markham Heid
12.5.17
On Edge

A 4-Day Work Week Isn't Necessarily Better for You

Those long weekends would come with a pretty big catch.
Caroline Beaton
12.5.17
Asking for a friend

How Bad Is it to Ignore High Blood Pressure?

Hypertension is a symptomless condition.
Kristen Dold
11.29.17
healthcare

The Most Common Blood Pressure Test Is Often Inaccurate

A misdiagnosis of high blood pressure could lead to people being prescribed unnecessary medication.
James Sharman
7.26.17
You're Killing Me

It's Not Looking Good for People Who Live in Big Cities

Start spreading the news.
Jesse Hicks
6.5.17
fake sugar

Here’s Another Reason You Might Want to Quit Diet Soda

The health risks (Alzheimer's?!) may not be worth the calorie savings.
Jessica Migala
4.20.17
poison

Scientists Are Looking to Spider Venom to Treat Brain Damage

So far it shows promise in rats.
Jesse Hicks
3.23.17
diet

You're Eating Too Much Bacon, Not Enough Nuts, Study Says

An absence of good food can be just as bad (and deadly) as too much bad food.
Nick Rose
3.10.17
Food

Hot Red Chili Peppers Are Associated With Living Longer, Study Suggests

The biggest effect was seen in heart disease and stroke.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.16.17
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