Why People Fake Illness Online

So Dana Dirr was a pretty amazing woman. Mother of eleven children, Dana was also a trauma surgeon at a Canadian hospital. But, the night before Mother’s Day, […]

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Why Does the ❤️ Heart Symbol ❤️ Look That Way?

Why does the heart symbol look like this if the human heart actually looks like this? And why do we believe that the heart is the epicenter of […]

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Can Poop Cure an Infection?

Anna Rothschild: Ever wanted someone else’s poo pumped through a tube in your nose? Me neither. But doctors are performing this procedure on patients across the country. I’m […]

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Can Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Help Fight Disease?

– Ah, the beginning of summer. Longer days, warmer weather, and mosquitoes. (upbeat techno music) If you’re anything like me, or really, any normal person on this planet, […]

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The Upside of Stress

When I need to unwind, there’s nothing I love more than an “experience.” Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef, Zip-lining or even just riding roller coasters at Coney […]

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Can You be Addicted to Sugar?

This mouse loves sugar. He loves sugar so much that even after he’s eaten and should be pretty full, he crosses a metal platform that gives his feet […]

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The Evolution of the Heart (A Love Story)

We want to thank Google’s Science Journal App for supporting PBS Digital Studios. It’s the one part of us that we think of as being synonymous with life. […]

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