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The new field of sonogenetics uses sound waves to control the...

Sreekanth Chalasani, University of California San Diego What if you didn’t need surgery to implant a pacemaker on a faulty heart? What if you could...

CBD and genetic testing provide hope for ‘intractable’ epilepsy in children

Isabel Derera, Tufts University It can start with a vacant stare, what appear to be muscle twitches or a full-blown seizure. But no matter how...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in...

Joel Segel, Pennsylvania State University; Douglas L. Leslie, Pennsylvania State University; Gary Zajac, Pennsylvania State University; Max Crowley, Pennsylvania State University, and Paul L....

From ‘Pretty Little Liars’ to ‘The OC,’ television producers need to...

Cristel Antonia Russell, American University Kogod School of Business Teen drinking is rampant on television these days. From “Pretty Little Liars” to classic shows like “The...

Zero-hour contracts take a huge mental and physical toll – poor...

Ernestine Gheyoh Ndzi, University of Hertfordshire and Janet Barlow, University of Hertfordshire The number of workers on zero-hours contracts continues to rise in the UK....

Sequencing the genome of newborns in the US: Are we ready?

Tom Diacovo, University of Pittsburgh and Gerard Vockley, University of Pittsburgh Twenty-four to 48 hours after birth, every newborn in the U.S. will have a...

Bacteria live on our eyeballs — and understanding their role could...

Tony St. Leger, University of Pittsburgh You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes...

How to be more eco-friendly in the home

This a sponsored article. Over recent years, it’s safe to say that people have become a lot more aware of environmental issues, and more and...

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Veterans turned poets can help bridge divides

James Dubinsky, Virginia Tech Although Veterans Day is a national holiday, often filled with parades and celebrations, it brings with it ambiguity. Howard Zinn, a...