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Happy Fat

The neurological benefits of being fat Although there has been a push toward body-positive images in recent years, the labels of being “skinny” or “fat” still remain a large part of our lives. These...
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The Science Behind FOMO

It’s a Friday night. You lay on your bed quietly browsing Facebook. Your aunt has recently discovered reactions and is now reacting to all your pictures from 2010. A buzz. You quickly check your...
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Torture on the Brain

Flaying, burning, boiling, crushing, beating, ripping, and stabbing—the horror of physical torture throughout history is still cringe-worthy centuries later. But what about the effects of such torture on the...
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The Lie that Could Not Be Cloned

In 1979, University of Geneva Professor Karl Illmensee announced the success of a groundbreaking experiment: the cloning of mice from early embryos. Since 1952, scientists had repeatedly tried and failed to...