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The health benefits of a month without alcohol are unclear, and the British and Canadian medical authorities recommend several drink-free days per week.

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

First inspired by fire sprinkler systems, the gadgets pop when a material that softens in heat releases a spring.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

With gene editing technology, newly discovered mutations may become tools for boosting booze flavor.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A new study shows how kids can taste tiny differences in sweetness.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

New findings suggest that a still-widespread tradition could cause increased lead levels in mothers and their children.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

The research on what to eat at night and how late-night snacking affects the body is relatively underdeveloped.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Elite cyclists burn up to 32 per day in energy.

Ben P. Stein, Contributor

Regular consumption of tea and citrus can be beneficial for your health.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Root vegetable can restore broccoli’s cancer-fighting abilities.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

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