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People Will Eat Way More Veggies If They Aren’t Sold As Healthy

People Will Eat Way More Veggies If They Aren’t Sold As HealthyThe same exact vegetables, described four ways in Stanford University's cafeteria, led …

Trump Finally Affirms NATO Collective Defense Clause

Trump Finally Affirms NATO Collective Defense ClauseThe president's words come weeks after he refused to explicitly endorse Article 5, which states …

Migraine Sufferers May Soon Find Solace In ‘Exciting’ New Drugs

Migraine Sufferers May Soon Find Solace In ‘Exciting’ New DrugsCompanies are racing to be the first to offer drugs that specifically treat and …

Maryland, DC Sue Trump For ‘Unprecedented Constitutional’ Offenses

Maryland, DC Sue Trump For ‘Unprecedented Constitutional’ OffensesLawsuit alleges the president allegedly accepted foreign gifts and that his …

Trump’s Approval Rating Reaches New Low

Trump’s Approval Rating Reaches New LowPresident Donald Trump set new records in Gallup's weekly presidential approval polls: a low in approval and a …

Another Court Rules Against Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

Another Court Rules Against Trump’s Revised Travel BanThe ruling affirmed the decision from a federal judge in Hawaii The ruling affirmed the …

Survey: 1 in 20 Social Media Users Have Shared Nonconsensual Porn

Survey: 1 in 20 Social Media Users Have Shared Nonconsensual PornShould we rethink what is typically meant by 'revenge porn'? Should we rethink what …

Study Shows Why Many Rape Victims Don’t Fight Back

Study Shows Why Many Rape Victims Don’t Fight BackResearchers find that most women experience paralysis during sexual assault Researchers find that …

Cute Little Bunnies No Longer Have To Die For Your Lube

Cute Little Bunnies No Longer Have To Die For Your LubeA personal lubricant maker's struggle with the FDA to avoid animal testing results in a half …

In A First, FDA Wants Addictive, Deadly Opioid Drug Taken Off Market

In A First, FDA Wants Addictive, Deadly Opioid Drug Taken Off MarketPublic health concerns surrounding its abuse outweigh its benefits Public health …

Goop-Busters: The Health Pros Debunking Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fake Science

Goop-Busters: The Health Pros Debunking Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fake ScienceWhen fighting celebrity quackery is your job When fighting celebrity quackery …

Pittsburgh’s Green, Thriving Tech Economy That Trump Just Doesn’t Get

Pittsburgh’s Green, Thriving Tech Economy That Trump Just Doesn’t GetWhy residents are angry the president used them as an excuse to pull out of …

Trump Says He Feels Vindicated After Comey’s Testimony

Trump Says He Feels Vindicated After Comey’s TestimonyIt's the president's first direct response to the former FBI director's hearing on his …

Polio Cases Reemerge In Syria, But The News Isn’t All Bad

Polio Cases Reemerge In Syria, But The News Isn’t All BadThe small outbreak appears to be traced to a rare consequence of the oral polio vaccine The …

Standing Rock Looks To Renewable Energy As Pipeline Fight Continues

Standing Rock Looks To Renewable Energy As Pipeline Fight ContinuesLand defenders expand their mission to building a better, more sustainable energy …

Trump’s Lawyer Says Comey Is Lying About Flynn Investigation

Trump’s Lawyer Says Comey Is Lying About Flynn InvestigationDespite the former FBI director speaking under oath, the president's legal counsel gave a …

Birth Control Delivery App Comes To Texas, A Contraceptive Desert

Birth Control Delivery App Comes To Texas, A Contraceptive DesertNurx is using telemedicine to help women who can't get to a clinic Nurx is using …

We Really Have No Idea What Causes Birth Defects

We Really Have No Idea What Causes Birth DefectsDoctors aren't able to pinpoint why 4 in 5 birth defects occur, according to new study Doctors aren't …

Genetically Engineered Moths May Soon Be Released In New York

Genetically Engineered Moths May Soon Be Released In New YorkCornell researchers hope to test a technology that could help farmers fight an invasive …

One More Thing For Pregnant Women To Worry About: Stress Itself

One More Thing For Pregnant Women To Worry About: Stress ItselfStudies link chronic stress to the health of the baby Studies link chronic stress to …

Scientists Uncover The Genetics Behind A Pug’s Unique Mug

Scientists Uncover The Genetics Behind A Pug’s Unique MugThe same mutations could help explain why pugs and people have facial deformities The same …

Trump’s Communications Director Has Quit

Trump’s Communications Director Has QuitMike Dubke lasted just three months before resigning Mike Dubke lasted just three months before resigningThe …

The Greatest Hits Of Liberal Conspiracy Theory Twitter Since Election

The Greatest Hits Of Liberal Conspiracy Theory Twitter Since ElectionSeveral social media accounts have gained a following by telling people what …

A Creationist Is Suing The Grand Canyon For Access To Rocks

A Creationist Is Suing The Grand Canyon For Access To RocksThe agency denied his request to study 60 rocks for evidence of intelligent design The …

Climate Change Is Going To Make Everyone Lose Sleep, Literally

Climate Change Is Going To Make Everyone Lose Sleep, LiterallyHotter nights pose a threat to good slumber Hotter nights pose a threat to good …

Climate Change Will Roast Cities Twice As Badly As Everywhere Else

Climate Change Will Roast Cities Twice As Badly As Everywhere ElseCities trap heat more than anywhere else, and that means global warming could be …

Can These Apps Really Help You Escape Your Filter Bubble?

Can These Apps Really Help You Escape Your Filter Bubble?New tech products offer some tiny first steps toward shaking up our social networks New tech …

Why Humans Are So Terrified Of Robots With Feelings

Why Humans Are So Terrified Of Robots With FeelingsThe uncanny valley isn't just about appearance, but the mind as well The uncanny valley isn't just …

Replika Is A Strangely Therapeutic Chatbot For Talking To Yourself

Replika Is A Strangely Therapeutic Chatbot For Talking To YourselfEugenia Kuyda set out to make a chatbot to remember her friend who died, but ended …