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Texting while driving causes brain ‘brownout’

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon probed the effects distracted driving has on the brain.

Diabetes treatment helps weight loss

A recent study shows that a form of therapy currently used on diabetes patients may be able to promote weight loss by reducing a person’s food intake.

Mouse proteins may hold secret to longer human life

Sirtuin proteins have interested researchers in the past decade because of their possible ties to longevity.

How Things Work: Antihistamines block allergy triggers

Antihistamines work by blocking the effects of an immune system chemical in our bodies.

SciTech Briefs

Catapulting mechanism behind fern reproduction Instead of using seeds or flowers to reproduce, ferns replicate by dispersing spores into the air. Using...

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