When it comes to our health, the term “normal” tends to bring comfort. This spot on my leg, or bump on my arm – is it normal? When the answer is yes, we’re understandably relieved.
The world’s mystery for the last month has been the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which vanished on March 8 shortly after departing Kuala Lumpur on a routine, twice-daily flight to Beijing.
When we begin to feel unwell, we may first suspect that a pathogen like bacteria or a virus is making us sick.
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games were a chance to celebrate the world’s greatest athletes, who strive to constantly push the boundaries of what the human body is capable.
Quantum physics—the laws that govern the behavior of smallest components of our universe, such as fundamental particles, atoms and molecules—is admittedly a tough subject, a complicated path of intricate mathematics and scientific theory. Those outside the field who brave the journey often find themselves in a confusing place where the classical principles they learned in school no longer apply and the new rules seem…well…a bit unbelievable. In the quantum world, things can be in two places at once? Better yet, they can be two things at once? What???
Have you ever tried drinking out of a straw after a mouth-numbing trip to the dentist?
Contemporary painter and photographer Chuck Close has displayed artwork at famed galleries around the world.
Alzheimer’s disease breaks down the brain cells, dismantling memory and mental functions in a slow, brick-by-brick process.
Generating those cells and helping to find a treatment for the disease is the work of Northwestern University neurologist John A. Kessler, MD, a leading researcher and advocate for stem cell research.