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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.

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

Two new studies find that electronic device use near bedtime is linked with poor sleep in adults and children.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

The shutdown of a Canadian nuclear reactor creates a greater than 50 percent chance of a shortage of an important testing marker.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Scientists use physical models to quantify human consciousness.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A company makes synthetic people for medical testing and medical training.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Scientists are making new lenses that can reshape themselves.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

In the 1940s there were 5,000 scholars from China -- some stayed in the U.S. and some went back to China after 1949

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Yoshinori Ohsumi revealed the workings of autophagy, a routine biological process implicated in many diseases.

Brian Owens, Contributor

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