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Research on fruit flies led to the discovery of the mechanisms behind "circadian" rhythms, and the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Three American biologists who discovered molecular mechanism behind "circadian" genes share 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

The sensory perception of a product based on how it feels.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

French researchers find that individuals can learn new information fed to them during certain phases of sleep.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Human fetuses turn toward face-like patterns of light projected through their mothers' abdomens.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Science and high speed cameras prove that heavy metal singers do intuitively what babies know instinctively -- how to protect their voices while making very loud sounds.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A portable glaucoma test saves vision.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

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

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