studies

Health

I Will Die of Listeriosis Before I Wash The Outside of My Avocado

I refuse to worry about one more thing.
Hannah Keyser
12.17.18
Eat This

Compromised Ethics Run Rampant in Nutrition Research

Marion Nestle's new book lays out a disturbing reality about food studies.
Paul D. Thacker
11.6.18
Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking’s Last Paper Is Now Online

The black hole information paradox fascinated Hawking for decades, and is the topic of his final research study.
Becky Ferreira
10.12.18
Harm Reduction

Does Smoking Heroin Really Cause Brain Damage?

Recent reports that smoking heroin (and an associated risk of brain damage) is increasing among young people aren't looking at the full picture.
Troy Farah
8.10.18
studies

Researchers Have Restored Basic Brain Function in Dead Pigs

The brains, which were from a slaughterhouse, produced a flat wave as though in a comatose state.
Julian Morgans
5.7.18
yikes

Smoking One Cigarette a Day Is Way Worse than Experts Thought

There is no such thing as safe smoking whatsoever, this study concludes.
Troy Farah
1.24.18
Conservation

Wildlife Is Another Casualty of War

Researchers studied animal deaths in the wake of African armed conflicts.
Caroline Haskins
1.10.18
climate change

Climate change is doing weird things to the snow in Alaska

There are places where climate change actually means more snow
Alex Lubben
12.20.17
studies

A New Study Shows Exactly How the Dinosaurs Died

The study provides the best evidence yet as to what happened 66 million years ago when an asteroid smashed into Earth.
Julian Morgans
11.1.17
studies

Babies Prove Your Fear of Spiders and Snakes Is Completely Rational

A study shows that fear is hardwired into everyone, even six-month-old babies.
Julian Morgans
10.23.17
gun violence

Mandatory Gun Waiting Periods Could Save Hundreds of Lives Each Year

And if all 50 states delayed access to handguns after purchase, we could save hundreds more.
Michelle Malia
10.17.17
Whoa

An Unlikely Weapon Against Aggressive Brain Cancer: The Zika Virus

Zika, doing something good for humanity for a change.
Jesse Hicks
9.5.17
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