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IKEA — And Getting Kids To Eat Their Veggies

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 10:33am

What can Swedish furniture teach us about getting kids to eat their veggies? Cognitive scientist Tania Lombrozo considers new research on the "IKEA effect."

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The Cheese Does Not Stand Alone: How Fungi And Bacteria Team Up For A Tastier Rind

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 9:26am

Cheese rinds may seem simple, even discardable, but the microbial world they contain is complex. Among their inhabitants: bacterial swimmers that hop on highways of fungal tendrils to get around.

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Got Your Flu Shot Yet? Consider This A Reminder

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 4:00am

A research review suggests reminding people when their vaccinations are due or overdue increases the number of people who get immunized.

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Is Smoking Pot While Pregnant Safe For The Baby?

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 3:59am

Adults in a growing number of states and D.C. can now legally buy marijuana without a doctor's prescription. But obstetricians worry pregnant women don't realize the drug could hurt their kids.

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