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Do Your Gut Bacteria Influence Your Metabolism?
The microbes in your gut may help determine if you are thin or obese.
Life From Mars
Could Mars have been a better starting point for the origins of life on Earth?
Alzheimer’s Potential Missing Link
An existing drug has been shown to block a key protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease and restore memory in mice.
SciFri Snapshot: Monty Hall
The Monty Hall Problem: using probability to win a car…or a goat.
Worldwide Researchers Flock to Penguin Meeting
The Eighth International Penguin Conference is being held this week.
Wildfires Consume Funds Flagged for Prevention
Fire historian Steve Pyne says our fire system resembles our health care system—it’s focused on emergencies and not prevention.
NASA Craft to Sniff Moondust, Test Laser Broadband
The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer will suck up dust and gas above the Moon.
This Doc’s Prescription? Use This App, Twice Daily
Cardiologist Eric Topol says smartphone apps give him a better day-to-day view of patients’ health.