When controversy erupts over the safety of a drug, chances are, Steven E. Nissen is not far away.
The University of Calgary’s CAVEman, a computer-generated hologram, can display human body parts in ultrasharp resolution.
It appears that natural selection isn’t the only way traits are passed along. Environmental influences, too, may get embedded in our DNA.
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The author climbed a mountain against doctor’s orders—but not against his better judgment.
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The cause of hepatitis C was a mystery solved only after years of groundbreaking research. But the battle continues.
As the population ages and Alzheimer’s disease proliferates, millions of minds are being lost. A spate of new drugs could stem the damage.
In 1857, Sir Charles Locock first prescribed bromide, the first effective medication for epilepsy.
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