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Insights into natural brain rhythm could help people with Parkinson's disease.

James Gaines, Contributor

When the bison were exterminated from North America, indigenous populations lost an inch of height in just a generation.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

A neuroscientist explains how music is the language of emotion.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Many of the boys in the choir had tics, leading the scientists to speculate that the repetitive movements may be related to motor learning.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Dressmakers are exceptional at judging distances, while dentists and surgeons are no better than the rest of us.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Singing is not just emotion -- it is motion as well. But how far do the vocal cords crawl in a single operatic performance?

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

New technology using a one-color laser may drive future generation of high-tech hearing aids.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Findings could lead to a future drug that mimics the health benefits of exercise.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

A new study with potato chips suggests we all perceive scents differently, but culture tells us to agree when naming them.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

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