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When 11 million people show up in London, their pollution will be tracked as closely as their athletes.
April 30, 2012, 6:11 PM PDT | By Rose Eveleth
Using computer questionnaires, doctors get more accurate pictures of who needs to be tested for sexually transmitted infections.
April 30, 2012, 5:48 PM PDT | By Rose Eveleth
We’ve cured polio, gone to the moon and cloned sheep. But what kind of research innovations will it take to find the G-spot?
April 25, 2012, 2:50 PM PDT | By Rose Eveleth
Using cell phones to remind people about the flu vaccine could increase the vaccination level in low income communities.
April 24, 2012, 8:14 PM PDT | By Rose Eveleth
Using brain imaging, research roots out the cause of brain freeze.
April 22, 2012, 3:43 PM PDT | By Rose Eveleth
Measuring the impacts of tackles could help scientists design better, safer helmets.
April 19, 2012, 8:28 AM PDT | By Rose Eveleth
Looking at lines from over 1,000 movies, computer programmers are cracking what makes us repeat a movie line over and over (and over) again.
April 18, 2012, 12:51 PM PDT | By Rose Eveleth
French bar-goers who drink more, tend to have more tattoos and body piercings, according to a recent study.
April 16, 2012, 8:53 AM PDT | By Rose Eveleth
Using images from satellites, scientists are getting a much better picture of just how many emperor penguins there are out there on the ice.
April 13, 2012, 4:32 PM PDT | By Rose Eveleth
Staring into the sun just got a whole lot easier thanks to sunglasses that detect glare and darken parts of the glass in response.
April 12, 2012, 4:01 PM PDT | By Rose Eveleth