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How an angry encounter with a total stranger helped to identify the cause of Legionnaires’ disease.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

An experiment half a century ago created an industry that specializes in freezing the dead. Many scientists think the chance of reviving them is slim.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

A special imaging technique takes pictures of blood flow under the skin, revealing how and why some elderly suffer poor blood flow.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

Turning New Year’s resolutions into habits.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Scientists explore new ways to analyze classroom interactions with only video.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

An app based on a flight-based study could let frequent fliers who travel near the North Pole track their radiation exposure.

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

Shaving and grooming may create an opportunity for infections to spread.

Brian Owens, Contributor

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

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Study quantifies threats to plants and points the finger -- at us.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

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