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Continuous monitoring of lung health can help treat respiratory diseases.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Wood-based products can behave like mini-earthquakes.

Michael Greshko, Contributor

Scientists discover tens of thousands of alternatives to the traditional Windsor knot.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Human tendency to seek patterns leads to misperception of randomness.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Understanding wrinkles begins with math.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

The best statistical analysis may be no match for luck.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Enthusiasts can greatly influence the adoption of new ideas.

Ker Than, Contributor

New mathematical models explore why some vaccines are more effective than others.

Ker Than, Contributor

Ballot length could also affect lines at polls.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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