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Law & Order: Microbiome Unit

Like the infamous Pig-Pen from the Charlie Brown comics, we constantly jettison our skin microbes into the air and onto the surfaces we touch.

Research on caffeine and health suggests it’s all about the timing

Consuming caffeine in adolescence can alter the brain to become more sensitive to addictive drugs in adulthood, according to a study by CU Boulder neuroscientists.

A brief history of science funding (and how you can help!)

How can you make sure scientists develop the next Honeycrisp apple?

Brain Freeze Explained!

What causes this super intense, short-lived pain?

Ten-hundred word challenge, part two: Sick bags and muscle parts in the brain

Our writers take a crack at simplifying their research on how immune cells target and kill cancer cells, and why muscle proteins have been found in brain and ear cells.

Eat This, Not That: The Problem with Superfoods Reporting

Reporters aren’t always doing their homework – maybe we should be.

Chic new wearable technology helps users “hear”

What’s the difference between Batman and your average Joe?

Fashionable therapy brightens winter SADness

There’s so much wearable technology out there, “why not use it to treat something?” asks Halley Profita.