Discovered: happiness as a longevity percentage, resurfacing worries about X-ray scanners, the non-heart risks of ADHD medication, and an unpleasant climate change weather forecast.
A once-in-a-generation new health insurance study has health care wonks lining up to declare it an indictment or defense of the future of Obamacare. Who should you believe?
Discovered: a faintly bright spot in healthcare, the hearing loop arrives in America, a new hunting-gathering theory, the few that read nutrition labels, and the robots doing fine at job hunting.
Counting 10 trillion digits of Pi, encouraging progress for a malaria vaccine, another TV watching warning, and MIT researchers who are peering through concrete walls.
Also in our roundup: making "tractor beams" a reality and the latest thing to worry about with cell phones
And, in the round-up: punctuation tips for getting a study noticed
And, in the round-up: 'Reading in bed is dangerous'
Also: the latest vitamin to fret about, still no way to test for how long you'll live
And in today's round-up: why you believe the things you hear on TV
And, in today's round-up: the chivalrous field cricket
Also in today's round-up: don't text and drive, and monkey arm avatars
And, in today's round-up: a newer, sadder excuse for not playing sports
The chemistry prize goes to Israeli scientist Daniel Schectman for discovering quasichrystals
Also in today's research round-up: a few worries about climate change
A University of Dallas team uses carbon nanotubes to mimic invisibility
Also in today's research round-up: the odd sounds captured in a meteor shower
Scientist Ralph Steinman was awarded by a Nobel committee for medicine
Also: an arctic ice shelf mistake and learning from mistakes
And in today's research round-up: the upside of embarressment
And, in today's research round-up: a brain shrinkage update
And, in today's research round-up: which seafood helps prevent strokes
Also in today's round-up: nostalgia for researcher types
Also in today's research round-up: Star Trek and Scrubs make appearances
Plus, in today's research round-up: soul-searching about a longevity gene
Plus: a math problem pop-quiz, courtesy of Harvard research
Plus, in today's research round up: a very small silver lining to unemployment
And: drug-testing an entire student body, round 2
Plus: SpongeBob researchers clarify their findings
Plus: people trust the Food and Drug Administration too much
Plus: 'Supercomputer predicts revolution' isn't as foreboding as it sounds
A millions of years old transitional fossil was just discovered
And: does it seem like there's a bit less cigarette smoke out there?
And: your heart likes being married
Plus: hints that the moon may be 200 million years younger
Plus: the great possibility that is coffee-infused sunscreeen
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