People who take Nexium, Prilosec and other medicines more prone to low B12 levels.
For second time this year, a mathematician makes a major advance toward proving a long-standing conjecture.
Long-lasting plasma flows 15 times the diameter of Earth transport heat from the sun’s depths to its surface, helping explain solar rotation.
As antidepressants and other drugs gradually replace psychotherapy in the United States, new forms of the talking cure are growing in popularity in developing countries ravaged by civil war and poverty.
With more than 50 million users, the brain-training website Lumosity is giving scientists access to an enormous collection of cognitive performance data. Mining the dataset could be the first step toward a new kind of neuroscience.
Beneficial bacteria improved abnormal behaviors in mice with altered intestines.
By layering more than 650,000 satellite images onto a Google map, researchers have created a new tool to track forest cover.
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The number of U.S. pregnancies resulting in three or more babies has gone down since 1998.
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New technology might discern which tumors are most dangerous and help guide treatment.
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While most people think they’re good at spotting liars, the truth may come as a surprise. The vast majority can detect a lie only 54 percent of the time (barely better than flipping a coin). A tiny percentage, maybe one in 1,000 people, can discern a lie more than 80 percent of the time. These “truth wizards” are exceptionally keen at reading a person’s facial expressions and body language, among other clues.
Hertenstein, a psychologist, chronicles research into what such nonverbal cues can reveal about a person.
Spanish hominid fossil from 400,000 years ago reveals genetic ties to Asia’s mysterious Denisovans.
An ice volcano that erupts slurries of volatile compounds such as water or methane instead of lava.