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‘I’ve saved 38 days of ‘wasted time’ in five years by not showering. What else happened?’

If you spent 30 minutes per day showering and applying products, over the course of a long life—100 years, for ...
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‘Dogs are still the best’: But can a machine be taught to detect ovarian cancer with a ‘sniff’?

The ultimate goal was to develop an instrument that mimicked the abilities of a dog’s nose—a tool to detect the ...
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Exploring the inaccuracy of mammograms and the threat of false positives

In the spring of 2014, Dominique Berry went to see her doctor to have an irritating skin condition examined. During ...
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Will breastfeeding make your children smarter?

Most of the academic research on breastfeeding focuses on early-life outcomes—infections, for example, in the time period in which you ...
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The Disordered Mind: How our brains control our emotions

The following is an excerpt of The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves by Eric Kandel.  We are all ...
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Taking a peek inside the brains of dogs to see how they work

If dogs could talk, what would they say about us and the way they see the world? Just how do dogs think? ...