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Medical historian Howard Markel discusses his book An Anatomy of Addiction.
Researchers are closer to developing the first antidote for cocaine toxicity in humans.
Many cigarettes are only two-thirds tobacco, and contain hundreds of additives, such as antifreeze, cocoa shells, and liquorice.
Although more states are voting to allow medical use of marijuana, it's still a politically sensitive topic.
A new book collects essays on the science, history, politics, and medicine of marijuana.
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pu...
Researchers have tickled gorillas, bonobos, chimps and humans in an effort to un...
Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?
Can hearty laughter have some of the same physiological effects as exercise?
Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.
Author Scott Weems lets us in on the jokes and uncovers the science of humor.