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Your Body Has a “Brain Switch” to Burn Fat after Eating—Here’s How It Works
There's a fat-controlling switch in your brain, and it could be responsible for catastrophic weight...
Why a Day in the Sun Makes You So Tired, According to Science
There's nothing wrong with a little fun in the sun, but if you're wiped out...
Not to Gross You Out, But You’re Sharing WAY More Than Just Meals with Your Live-In Partner
Is living with your significant other causing them to get under your skin?
This Simple Eye Test Could Be the Key to Catching Autism Early—Here’s How
Our eye movements provide a peek into what's happening in our brains.
Yes, Sugary Drinks Actually Prime the Body to Store More Fat—Here’s Why
You may want to think twice before popping the top on that can of soda or heading to Happy Hour.
The Smarter You Are, the More You Judge People—Here’s Why
This may be one of the only downsides to being smart.
Science Has Found a Depression Gene—Here’s What You Need to Know
Some 25 percent of the population carries this risk for depression in their genetic blueprint.
Science Has Figured out Why Some Women Get Depressed at Menopause and Others Don’t
If you find yourself feeling blue during menopause, there may be a really good reason why.
This Mom Found a Genius Way to Keep Her Kids from Constantly Interrupting Her
No candy, toys, or screen time bribes required.
Why Hiking Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Brain
You might think of a walk in the woods as simple fun, but you're actually...
Yes, You CAN Buy Happiness—and It Only Costs This Much
You may just have enough spare change to purchase a smile.
Here’s How to Predict When You’ll Get a Migraine, According to Science
If you're one of the millions of people debilitated by chronic migraine headaches, you'll want...
Science Just Proved That “Period Brain” Doesn’t Actually Exist—Here’s How
Is there really such a thing as "period brain?" Researchers debunk some pretty common myths.
This Is the Secret to a Picture-Perfect Smile, According to Science
Think you've perfected your selfie smile? Researchers say some grins are better than others.
This Mineral Fights Depression—and It’s Cheaper and Safer Than Prescription Drugs
A common over-the-counter supplement could be a key aid in the fight against depression, according...
You’re Probably Overdosing Your Kid When They’re Sick—Here’s Why
Two teaspoons equal a tablespoon, right? Maybe? Actually not, and this kind of sloppy math...
Don’t Feel Guilty About Your Chocolate Addiction—Your Heart Might Just Be Better for It
You heart chocolate, and it hearts you back: Turns out the dark stuff can keep...
The Key to Weight Loss Isn’t About What You Eat…It’s About WHEN
It may feel chic and European to dine at 9 p.m., but it could mean...
Researchers Develop a “Smart Tattoo” That Can Revolutionize Blood Sugar Checks for Diabetics
Could your next tattoo help monitor your health? New research from MIT suggests that medical...
Can Stripes Trigger Migraines—and Even Seizures?
Striped patterns, whether seen on a shirt, wallpaper, building architecture, or even ocurring in nature...
This Innovation Researcher Built a Wrist Gadget That Stopped Her Co-Worker’s Parkinson’s Tremors
Designer Emma Lawton had given up on her life's passion to draw and create, until...
The Real Reason Men Hate to Ask for Directions, According to Science
Men tend to follow their gut instinct. And some are biologically wired not to second...
Science Has Just Discovered the Secret to Learning a New Language
When it comes down to it, practice really does make perfect.
Is a Virus to Blame for Gluten Sensitivity? New Science Says Yes
New findings have scientists one step closer to understanding how celiac disease develops. Find out...
How to Find the Best Blush for Your Skin Tone
From a rosy red for an evening out to a pink worthy of a bridal...
Women with Strict Diets Are at High Risk for This Scary Disorder
Got celiac disease? Gluten intolerance? Watch that you don't slide into another disorder, as new...
Think Married People Look Alike? Science Explains Why
There's a legitimate reason spouses sometimes look like cousins or even siblings, and it's not...
Can’t Sleep? A Gene Mutation Might Be What’s Keeping You Awake
Finally—there's something to blame for a bad sleep schedule.
Good News, Java Lovers: Science Says Coffee Can Protect Your Brain from Dementia
Based on a new study, you may want to make more time for coffee breaks.
The Surprising New Reason Behind Rising Diabetes Rates
While the obesity epidemic is definitely driving cases of diabetes to historic highs, our changing...
Science Has Found Out Why Shorter Men Go Bald More Often
George Costanza, the lovably balding sidekick from Seinfeld, would be pleased to learn the results...
Why You Should ALWAYS Wash Brand-New Clothes Before Wearing Them
That brand-new shirt isn't as perfectly clean as you may think. In fact, it could...