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There are a lot of studies that talk about the health benefits of breakfast. But some of them require a closer look. They don’t necessarily show that breakfast causes good health.

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If you combine alcohol with energy drinks, you might end up with a long-term problem: addiction. In fact, energy drink cocktails can affect the teenage brain similarly to cocaine.

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Mercury pollution from southern Canada can travel all the way to the Arctic. There, mercury can impact aquatic food webs, and all the species who depend on them—including humans.

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Scientists think that genetically engineered gut bacteria could help fight obesity.

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People can act in racist ways or make racist comments without consciously meaning to. Thankfully, your brain contains the machinery necessary to correct implicit racial biases. All it takes is a little mental effort!

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Remember the dermal regenerators Commander Riker used on Star Trek? Just wave it over a skin wound for instant healing! Well, real-world scientists are working on similar devices that use sound waves.

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You have attitudes about nearly everything, including people, places, things, and experiences. Researchers have found that your attitudes are based on three key factors: evaluation, potency and activity (EPA).

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This video, from the NASA Technology Transfer Program, describes a new material that has applications in aerospace as well as material science and biological science. (2:56 min.)

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Kliene-Levin syndrome (KLS), also called Sleeping Beauty syndrome, can be scary. A person with KLS could be fine one day, then asleep the next. And there’s no telling when they might wake up again!

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