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An understanding of scientific principles could help duffers and other recreational golfers to improve their shot-making.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

A scientific approach can reveal much about combat sports, and football.

Inside Science Contributor

New research shows how movement may keep synovial fluid in cartilage.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Reversing a typical nylon curling brush's fabric could dramatically change the sport.

Brian Owens, Contributor

When tweaking the basics may be better than massive overhauls.

Sara Rennekamp, Contributing Editor

New model suggests trailing cars could give big aerodynamic advantages.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Grasses that survive on salty water and smart irrigation systems are among many new golf innovations.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

The research on what to eat at night and how late-night snacking affects the body is relatively underdeveloped.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Tips from physics, physiology, and maybe even music can help you improve your score.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

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