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Jordan Rosenfeld

Science
Pollution Can Give You High Blood Pressure
The Body
10 Mysterious Facts About the Pineal Gland
Medicine
New Vaccines May Prevent Fatal Opioid Overdoses
Science
10 Mysteries of the Human Microbiome Revealed
History
15 Positively Reinforcing Facts About B.F. Skinner
Science
15 Fascinating Facts About Fruit Flies
Science
10 Stubbed Facts About Your Big Toe
Technology
This Visual Prosthetic Helps the Blind See Again
Medicine
An Antioxidant Found in Wine May Help Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
The Body
9 Brainy Facts About the Neocortex
Science
10 Freezing Facts About the Arctic's Ecosystem
The Body
15 Throaty Facts About Vocal Cords
The Body
7 Filtered Facts About the Unappreciated Spleen
Science
How You Sleep May Be Genetic
Medicine
UCLA Scientists Use Ultrasound to 'Jump-Start' a Coma Patient’s Brain
Medicine
Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens Eases Glaucoma Symptoms
Medicine
A Factor in Babies’ Blood May Treat Inflammation and Sepsis
Space
Mars Missions May Cause Dementia-like Symptoms in Astronauts
Medicine
Common NSAID Used for Period Pain May Reverse Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s
Science
Your Brain Knows You've Quenched Your Thirst Before Your Body Does
History
New Ken Burns Film Tells Story of U.S. Couple’s Rescue of Jewish Refugees
Science
15 Nervy Facts About the Spinal Cord
Medicine
Stem Cell Therapy Restores Movement to Paralyzed Man’s Arms and Hands
Words
18 Common Words That Have Unexpected Science Definitions
Medicine
The Immune System May Influence Our Social Interactions
Medicine
An Artificial Pancreas Will Likely Be Available by 2018
Medicine
Zapping Bone Marrow With a Laser Can Boost a Low Platelet Count
Technology
A Fertility App That Helps Women Avoid (or Plan for) Pregnancy
Medicine
New Therapy Treats Autoimmune Disease Without Suppressing Immune System
Big Question
Do Men Have a Monthly Hormone Cycle?
Big Question
How Does Blood Pressure Work?
Medicine
AI Achieves Near-Human Detection of Breast Cancer
Science
Brainwaves Might Be Your Next Vital Sign
Science
Science Inches Closer to a Universal Cancer Vaccine
Science
New Cancer Drug Harnesses the Immune System
Science
Improving Cell Transplantation After Spinal Cord Injury
Science
7 Ways Bioluminescence Has Revolutionized Medical Research
Science
Does LSD Induce Synesthesia?
Science
Resilience Isn't Innate. Here's How We Can Cultivate It
Science
First Successful Skin-to-Eye Stem Cell Transplant in Humans
Science
7 Facts About Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Science
7 Facts About Human Hormones and Their Functions
Science
Zapping Your Brain May Enhance Creativity
Science
Antidepressants May Quadruple the Risk of Tooth Implant Failure
Science
Your Unique Brain Print Might Be the Future of Data Security
Science
New Microscope Views and Manipulates Neurons in Live Animals
Science
Neural Bypass Device Enables a Paralyzed Man to Use His Hands Again
Science
This Skin-Sensitive Camisole Was Designed for Breast Cancer Patients
Science
Emotional Exhaustion: Is Empathy a Choice?
Science
Scientists Map the Scent of Fear in the Brain
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