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What it's like to drive a car powered by natural gas

November 10, 2014 | 6:00 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/11/10/sustainability/what-its-drive-car-powered-natural-gas/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Milk protein carries drug to babies with HIV

Researchers may have figured out a way to make an antiretroviral drug with undesirable side effects more tolerable for babies and young children with …

How You Could Use Your Own Thoughts to Control Your Gene Expression

By marrying optogenetics with brain-computer interfaces, scientists invent a way to use a person's thoughts to control an implant that regulates gene expression.<p>[image id='a069f76b-bd05-4fab-b636-18b1fd95f52c' mediaId='b20cc9a6-78e1-4886-a271-f353382ff561' loc='C'][/image]<p><i>Wirelessly powered implant</i> …

The Brain

Can kids of teen moms catch up in school?

The amount of education a mother attains can predict her children’s success in reading and math. New research also finds that the success is greater …

The Brain May Compensate For Heavy Pot Smoking -- Until It Can't Anymore

Another study adds to the growing but controversial pile of evidence that heavy marijuana use over the years can lead to changes in the brain. The research, published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, found that an area in the front of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex …

How Love Conquers Stress, According To Science

It's said that love conquers all and there's some science to suggest that love <i>does</i> make us stronger. Feelings of love can improve a remarkable variety of health factors, from reducing the brain's response to pain to lowering blood pressure. Loving touch can boost immune system function, and …

How Green Are Those Solar Panels, Really?

As the industry grows, so does concern over the environmental impact.<p><b>As the world seeks cleaner power, solar energy capacity has increased sixfold in the past five years. Yet manufacturing all those solar panels, a Tuesday report shows, can have environmental downsides.</b><p>Fabricating the panels …

Ending reader comments is a mistake, even if you are Reuters

Anyone who has followed our coverage of online media probably knows that I am in favor of media entities giving their readers the option to comment — …

GE has a plan to make futuristic 'smart homes' happen

It’s 2014 and we have drones, 3-D printing, Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets, self-driving cars, wearable computers such as Google Glass, and …

The Psychology Of Online Customization

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Liraz Margalit serves as Customer Experience Psychologist for ClickTale. Her job involves incorporating theory and academic research into customer analysis, building a conceptual framework for insights into online consumer behavior.</i><p>E-commerce firms are discovering the value of online …