Bugs in the Water

BUGS IN THE WATER April showers bring May flowers, but they may also mean more gastrointestinal illness — such as diarrhea or vomiting — for the ci... Read More
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Research: Purely a Myth

PURELY A MYTH Potted plants are lovely, but claims about their ability to purify indoor air are vastly overstated, according to research from Drexe... Read More

Research: Light and Contrast

Drexel researchers have developed an ultrasound imaging contrast dye that is activated by the heart's electrical activity...

Research: Brain Zap

Despite growing interest in brain stimulation, researchers know little about the public’s ethical attitudes toward the use of the technique...

Research: Understanding Our Origins

A new way to look at the universe — by studying high-energy particles called “neutrinos” — is opening up thanks to researchers working with a South Pole observatory...

Research: Relish the Waste

Consumers are happy to eat food products made from ingredients that would otherwise end up in the trash, and if you market them right, they may even pay a premium...
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Research: Positive Inking

Instead of relaxing with a glass of wine at the end of a long day, try grabbing some markers and start doodling...
Prescription Pill

Research: Prescription Persuasion

Chances are, your doctor could be influenced by payments and gifts he gets from drug companies. Two-thirds of patients in the United States visit a doctor who has received payments...