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Can You Really Sleep Your Way To Improved Athleticism?

Dr. Meeta Singh is a sleep guru who coaches pro athletes to sleep their way to superior performance—most recently playing a...


Why Being Fit Means Being Smart—Plus More Cool Fitness News

In this roundup of the latest health and fitness research: the link between being young, fit and smart, new facts about...


NEWS FLASH: Water Not The Most Hydrating Drink, Ice Baths Vs. Strength Training, Diet Report Card

Every week, we’re bringing you a roundup of the latest health and wellness news to hit the wire. This week, we find out...


What is the Interstitium and Why Should We Care About it?

Last week, scientists claimed discovery of a “new” organ: the interstitium. The recently published study has created quite a bit...


Can Science Unlock the Secrets of Yoga?

Are the physical and mental benefits of yoga all they’re touted to be? Yoga has seen a massive increase in popularity...


The Science Behind Sweat

Why becoming a hot, sweaty mess during your workout is a good thing. Dr. Steve Faulkner has been working in the...


The Soundtrack of Strategy

The human brain is perpetually switching between two modes.


Growing Flowers in the Desert

A scientist’s dream blooms brightly.


Your Brain, on Desire

We love the chase more than the object, and that’s good for us.


Crack the Diet Code

Choose a healthy eating plan for life.


The Skin You’re In

Jacqueline Schaffer, MD shares her secrets to getting gorgeous, happy and healthy skin.


DIY DNA Innovation

Years after the completion of the Human Genome Project, innovative applications of DNA insights are poised to transform human health —...


Health Care Beyond the Symptoms

Dr. Leroy Hood, a contributor to the Human Genome Project and an expert in biological and computational sciences, is calling for...


Warm-up: We Don’t Want Upgrades

Humans have always searched for ways to better themselves, and to that end, scientists are working not only on technologies to...

Game Changers

Sewing Up Medical Diagnostics

A team of researchers led by engineers from Tufts University in Medford, Mass. have developed what they are calling the “smart...


Researchers Google map the body

Using similar algorithms to those found in Google maps, a university professor has produced a revolutionary body-part mapping system that can...

runners high Game Changers

There really is a runner’s high

If you run, you’ve probably experienced a “high” at some point — a euphoric feeling that just makes you want to...