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Will A Study Save Victims Of Violence Or Gamble With Their Lives?

Will A Study Save Victims Of Violence Or Gamble With Their Lives?

By Aaron Moselle, WHYY Dr. Zoe Maher has never been busier. In addition to being a trauma surgeon and a new mom, she’s spent the last year and a…

Can We Conquer All Diseases By The End Of The Century?

Can We Conquer All Diseases By The End Of The Century?

By Anna Gorman The goal is lofty and expansive: to cure, prevent or manage all known diseases by the end of the century. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and…

What you see is not always what you get: how virtual reality can manipulate our minds

What you see is not always what you get: how virtual reality can manipulate our minds

David Evans Bailey, Auckland University of Technology It is often said that you should not believe everything you see on the internet. But with the advent of immersive technology – like…

The 5 most addictive substances on Earth – and what they do to your brain

The 5 most addictive substances on Earth – and what they do to your brain

Eric Bowman, University of St Andrews What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask. From the points of view of…