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Month: January 2016

January 28, 2016 Restful Diet - Eating better could play a major role in sleeping better.
Exercise & Weight Loss - Intense exercisers may burn no more calories per day than people who don’t exercise regularly.
January 27, 2016 Hares & Climate Change - Snowshoe hares can’t help turning white in winter, even though climate change is delaying the first snowfall, making them easy prey.
January 26, 2016 Magnetic Gels Fix Muscles - A muscle-repairing implant may suppress inflammation and grow new tissue.
January 25, 2016 Casino Rats - Studying how rats respond to the same cues that encourage people to make unwise bets could lead to better treatments for problem gambling.
January 22, 2016 Habit Forming Brain Cells - Neuroscientists report on some brain circuits that are habit forming.
January 21, 2016 New Elements - The discovery of four new short-lived elements may be bringing scientists closer to creating new heavy elements with staying power.
January 20, 2016 Arthropods Among Us - Researchers attempt to inventory all of the insects and other creepy crawlies in people’s homes for the first time.
January 19, 2016 Caffeine Eating Microbes - A major coffee pest consumes otherwise lethal doses of caffeine with help from a few of its friends.
January 18, 2016 Social Health - How do social relationships affect our biochemistry and health?
January 15, 2016 Baby Tooth Cavities - Baby teeth fall out eventually. But that doesn't mean cavities in baby teeth should be ignored.
January 14, 2016 Light & Energy Roundup - Engineers demonstrate a new way to harvest the wasted energy of an incandescent light bulb.
January 13, 2016 Moonlit Migrations - Zooplankton in the Arctic Ocean migrate by the light of the moon.
January 12, 2016 Bullying & Social Networks - Enlisting the help of influential students to reduce bullying and other conflict in schools.
January 11, 2016 Neanderthal Inheritance - Did modern humans inherit allergies from Neanderthals?
January 8, 2016 Reversing Blindness in India - A project that restores sight to blind people in India is highlighting the resiliency of the human brain.
January 7, 2016 Medical Roundup - Slowing Alzheimer’s disease by cleansing the brain of toxic proteins; also, new findings on a sweet-tooth hormone.
January 6, 2016 Bee Maps - A first-ever national bee map reveals where native bees are most in need of help.
January 5, 2016 Nesting Dogs - A listener asks why dogs sometimes turn around in circles before lying down.
January 4, 2016 Adjustable Nerve Block - A high-tech injectable drug delivery system will allow patients to control their pain relief with near-infrared light.
January 1, 2016 Top Science Breakthrough of 2015: CRISPR Gene Editing - The top Science Breakthrough of the Year: A low-cost genetic engineering technique is creating both excitement and concern.