New Story Just Out: The Loudness Of Vowels Helps The Brain Break Down Speech Into Syl-La-Bles

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. The Loudness Of Vowels Helps The Brain Break Down Speech Into Syl-La-Bles
Syllables are the building blocks of spoken language. And now a study of brain activity hints at how we extract them from a stream of speech.

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New Story Just Out: VIDEO: Elon Musk’s Next Quest Is A Mind-Machine Meld. Let’s Consider The Implications

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. VIDEO: Elon Musk’s Next Quest Is A Mind-Machine Meld. Let’s Consider The Implications
The tech entrepreneur recently said he is making implants that connect our brains to our devices. So let’s explore the ethics of human upgrading — and what has technology already done to us.

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New Story Just Out: CRISPR For Sickle Cell Disease Shows Promise In Early Test

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. CRISPR For Sickle Cell Disease Shows Promise In Early Test
Scientists are reporting the first evidence that genetically edited cells could be safely helping a patient with sickle cell disease. The cells are producing a crucial oxygen-carrying protein.

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New Story Just Out: 50 Years Ago, Americans Made The 2nd Moon Landing… Why Doesn’t Anyone Remember?

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. 50 Years Ago, Americans Made The 2nd Moon Landing… Why Doesn’t Anyone Remember?
Everyone knows about Apollo 11, the first moon landing. And about ill-fated Apollo 13. Between them is the forgotten mission — Apollo 12.

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New Story Just Out: The Challenges Scientists Face While Working In The Arctic Ocean

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. The Challenges Scientists Face While Working In The Arctic Ocean
The Arctic Ocean is a stunning place that not many get the chance to see. But if you’re a scientist there to do field work, that beauty comes with some pretty unique challenges.

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New Story Just Out: Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes
Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who recreated them.

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New Story Just Out: With Few New Drugs To Treat Antibiotic Resistance, How Best To Deploy Them?

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. With Few New Drugs To Treat Antibiotic Resistance, How Best To Deploy Them?
Infection specialists debate whether it’s better to aim all their strongest antibiotics at once at multi-resistant germs, or save the most innovative drugs for use only as a last result.

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New Story Just Out: Opioid Addiction In Jails: An Anthropologist’s Perspective

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Opioid Addiction In Jails: An Anthropologist’s Perspective
In Getting Wrecked: Women, Incarceration, and the American Opioid Crisis, a Rikers Island doctor says drug treatment in U.S. jails and prisons is often shaped by societal prejudice, not science.

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