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Human physiology

The same system that rewards you for selfish actions also rewards you for generous ones.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Two new studies find that electronic device use near bedtime is linked with poor sleep in adults and children.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

Yoshinori Ohsumi revealed the workings of autophagy, a routine biological process implicated in many diseases.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Improvements in the technology of transplantation have opened up the donation of kidneys to significantly more living donors.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Microscopic drug-filled "balloons" can be ruptured precisely where needed.

Dave Zobel, Contributor

The challenges of nourishing astronauts on years-long trips.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Why love is addictive.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Mild stress could help burn fat and lose weight.

Brian Owens, Contributor

People often use specific gestures and their voice when communicating sounds.

Ben P. Stein, Contributor

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