Lauran Neergaard | Associated Press Medical WriterNovember 19, 2018 03:23 PM
The Scoop On How Your Cat's Sandpapery Tongue Deep CleansScientists are learning how cats' sandpapery tongues help them get clean and stay cool.
Patti NeighmondNovember 15, 2018 01:03 PM
Should You Keep Taking Those Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills?When NPR reported on research that sheds doubt on the value of fish oil and vitamin D supplements, people had a lot of questions. So we went back to the experts to get you some answers.
Joe PalcaNovember 15, 2018 09:00 AM
Buzz, Buzz: Bitter Tasters Like Coffee BetterA genetic analysis of samples taken from a large UK health database suggest that people who are more sensitive than their peers to the bitter taste of caffeine tend to drink more coffee — not less.
Richard HarrisNovember 15, 2018 09:00 AM
Startup Offers To Sequence Your Genome Free Of Charge, Then Let You Profit From ItA full genome sequence costs about $1,000. But Nebula Genomics expects that companies and researchers would defray the cost in exchange for key medical information about the person involved.
Nell GreenfieldboyceNovember 13, 2018 05:57 AM
Say Au Revoir To That Hunk Of Metal In France That Has Defined The KilogramA small cylinder called Le Grand K has defined the kilogram for more than a hundred years. But if a scratch ever rendered it lighter, the definition of the kilo literally shifted. Time for a change.
Terry GrossNovember 12, 2018 02:16 PM
Counting The Bugs And Bacteria, You're 'Never Home Alone' (And That's OK)Ecologist Rob Dunn's new book describes the tiny life forms, helpful and risky, that live in different parts of the home, including on floors and in water faucets, basements and heating systems.
Craig LeMoultNovember 12, 2018 10:29 AM
Harvard Astrophysicists Say Interstellar Object Could Be Probe From Alien Civilization (Really!)It has a name: Oumuamua.
Allison AubreyNovember 12, 2018 08:02 AM
New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit LessAfter 10 years, the government has updated its physical activity advice. The new message? Every little bit of movement helps you stay healthy and is better than sitting on your couch.