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Human

Mind, body, health, disease, medicine and hope

The human experience is driven not just by the natural processes that shape our minds, bodies and world, but also by our ability to understand and shape those processes. From good health to terrible disease, from the foods we eat to the drugs we take, and from simple psychology to the the complexity of consciousness.

Singing is not just emotion -- it is motion as well. But how far do the vocal cords crawl in a single operatic performance?

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

To human brains, the sight and smell of sickness are a bigger deal than the sum of their parts.

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

New technology using a one-color laser may drive future generation of high-tech hearing aids.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A portable glaucoma test saves vision.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Findings may help researchers identify better ways to reduce pain in infants.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

New study identifies obstacles for UN strategy of treatment as prevention in sub-Saharan Africa.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Our first impulse is to reject immoral actions as impossible.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A new study with potato chips suggests we all perceive scents differently, but culture tells us to agree when naming them.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

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