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The Science Behind Muscle Growth (Part 2)

Welcome to the second part of this series of articles, and in case you missed the first one you can read it here.<p><b>Sarcomere Hypertrophy</b><p>This type of …

Why Knuckles Crack

Scientists think they may have solved an old question about the cracking of knuckles: Why does it make that sound?<p>The crack apparently comes from a bubble <i>forming</i> in the fluid within the joint when the bones separate, according to a study published Wednesday. It's like a tiny air bag inflating.<p>The …

Alzheimer's Disease could be prevented by immune system tweak

New research raises the prospect that statin-like drugs could be given to the middle-aged to ward off dementia<p>Alzheimer’s Disease could be prevented or cured by a new drug which reboots the immune system to stop devastating memory loss, scientists believe.<p>A new study has shown for the first time …

25 Fat Loss Tips Based on Science

There are so many fitness experts, doctors, nutritionists, and diet groups out there that claim they have the magic pill, potion, or best …

The Aurisonics Rockets in-ear headphones are out of this world

Chances are, you've never heard of Aurisonics, so here's a little backstory<b>:</b> it's a company based in Nashville, Tenn., founded in 2011 by audio engineer and audio products designer Dale Lott.<p>Frankly, I'd never been all that impressed with Aurisonic's other headphones, so I had low expectations for …

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At CES 2015, gadget makers to test promise of a do-it-all wearable

[Google] Glass is meant to be one device of many. You're going to end up wearing lots of things.<p>Astro Teller, head of Google X

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11 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Metabolism

Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our …

How Healthy Food Could Make You Fat

Have you ever eaten a healthy meal, maybe some brown rice and stir-fried veggies, and found yourself ready for another meal just a short while later? Or, more often couldn’t overcome a hankering for a satisfying dessert to top off (and undermine the healthiness of) that meal?<p>As it turns out, this …

Neuroscience: Imagine, and you exercise those muscles using mindpower

Weight-lifting is a good way to build muscles, but for those who can't do that, thinking exercise could help get strong.<p>A new study from Ohio …

Weird and Odd Science Stories

Strange Science discoveries and news. Featuring articles about unexplained mysteries, oddities and weird discoveries.

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