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What Happens When An Astronaut Gets Really Sick In Space?

ByArian Anderson and The Conversation
Health

Yes, Processed Foods Can Make You Sick — Here's How

BySamuel J. White, Philippe B. Wilson and The Conversation
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Should You Train Yourself to Be A Morning Pooper? Here’s What A Gastroenterologist Says

ByVincent Ho and The Conversation
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Your Body Is Awash In Microplastics — Should You Be Worried?

ByMichael Richardson, Meiru Wang and The Conversation
Health

You May Never Swim In A Public Pool After Hearing From This Microbiologist

ByBill Sullivan and The Conversation
Health

The Human Body Can’t Combat Extreme Heat Forever — Here’s When Things Break Down

ByElana Spivack
Health

The Standard American Diet Hasn't Changed Much In the Last Two Decades

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Health

The Most Controversial Form Of Scientific Discovery May Also Be The Most Effective

ByDan Baumgardt and The Conversation
Health

The Secret Cognitive-Enhancing Powers of Menthol

ByEmily Spencer and The Conversation
Detox

Can You Really Build Up A Tolerance to Weed? Yes, And It Could Be A Good Thing

ByElana Spivack
Health

Ancient Viruses Left Their DNA In Humans — And They Could Help Trigger These Common Diseases

ByRodrigo Duarte, Douglas Nixon, Timothy Powell and The Conversation
Health

In a Bizarre Experiment, Neuroscientists Figured Out How We Control This Extremely Basic Human Need

ByKnowable Magazine and Emily Underwood
Health

New Research Reveals What Ancient Humans Ate During the Bronze and Iron Ages

ByElana Spivack
Health

These Ultra-Processed Plant-Based Foods Might Increase the Risk For Many Diseases

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Health

MDMA’s Future As A Treatment For PTSD Is In Question

ByElana Spivack
Health

Your Mouthwash Might Actually Be Wreaking Havoc on Your Health

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Health

When To Quit Therapy, According To A Clinical Psychologist

BySimon Sherry and The Conversation
Health

The First Few Weeks of Exercise Are Often Excruciatingly Painful — Here’s What’s Actually Causing It

ByElana Spivack
Sleep

These 5 Sleep Science Breakthroughs Might Help You Get Better Rest

ByDan Denis and The Conversation
Health

This Extremely Popular Artificial Sweetener Is Linked to Blood Clots, Study Shows

ByElana Spivack
Health

This Experimental Male Birth Control Works Even Better Than Expected

ByElana Spivack
Health

A Brand New Male Birth Control Worked Astonishingly Well In Mice — Are Humans Next?

ByElana Spivack
Health

Can You Train Away Your Farsightedness With Eye Exercises?

ByBenjamin Botsford and The Conversation
Health

Is Ancient Viral DNA To Blame For Depression, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder?

ByTimothy Powell, Douglas Nixon, Rodrigo Duarte and The Conversation
Health

This Wild Study Gave People An Extra Thumb — And Watched Them Thrive

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Health

How Salty Food Can Poison Your Microbiome

ByChristopher Damman and The Conversation
Where There's Smoke

Eliminating This Common Pollutant Could Actually Lead to More Forest Fires

ByLauren Leffer
Health

Why It Makes No Sense To Take Nutrition Advice From A Centenarian

ByBradley Elliott and The Conversation
Health

New Study Suggests Mediterranean Diet May Slow Cognitive Decline

ByElana Spivack
Health

This is What Happens When You Breathe in Microplastics

ByLauren Leffer
The Inverse Interview

Fitbit’s Ace LTE Is a Smartwatch for Kids That’s a Fun Mix of Nintendo, Tamagotchi, and Google

ByRaymond Wong
Science

Nightmares Could Be An Early Warning Sign For This Common Disease

ByMelanie Sloan and The Conversation
Health

Why Self-Control Alone Won’t Help You Achieve Your Goals

ByTim Vernimmen and Knowable Magazine
Detox

Is Underwear Actually Bad? Shockingly, Yes (Sometimes)

ByElana Spivack
Health

What The Science Really Says About CBD For Pets

ByKnowable Magazine and Ula Chrobak
Health

This Research Breaks Down How Much To Sit, Stand, And Sleep Each Day For Optimal Health

ByChristian Brakenridge and The Conversation
Health

The Truth About Your Health And “Hard Water”

BySarah Blank, Timothy Ellis and The Conversation
Health

Are Fish Oil Supplements Too Good To Be True? Here's What a New Study Found

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Health

Huge Meta-Analysis Shows This Ancient Diet Is Full of Health Benefits

ByLauren Leffer
Health

A New Study Found This Molecule Is Linked to Less Anxiety While Stoned

ByElana Spivack
Health

A New Study Found Microplastics In Every Testicle It Sampled — How Bad Is That?

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Health

The Truth About Suncreen And Vitamin D Production

ByThe Conversation, Karl Lawrence and Antony Young
Health

Wait, The Brain Has Its Own Microbiome? What New Research Tells Us

ByThe Conversation and Janosch Heller
Health

Rubbing Your Eyes Is Way More Harmful Than You Think

ByElana Spivack
Health

The Real Reason Why European Sunscreen Is So Much Better Than American

ByMichael Scaturro and Undark
Health

What Is "Iron Therapy"? A Potential New Approach To Tackling Asthma

ByThe Conversation, Omid Akbari and Benjamin Hurrell
Health

Air Quality Experts Prepare For A Hazy "New Normal" As Wildfires Rage Canada

ByCharles O. Stanier, Gregory Carmichael, Peter S. Thorne and The Conversation
Health

Can You Replay Conversations In Your Head? If Not, You Might Struggle With These Common Tasks

ByLauren Leffer
Health

Why Exercise Is So Good For Our Brains According to A Wild New Study

ByLauren Leffer
Science

What, Exactly Are Nanoplastics And How Can We Avoid Them?

ByMohan Qin and The Conversation