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Biology

New Fad Medicine: Release Active Drug

New alternative medicines called “release active drugs” (RAD) are hitting Russian markets. Dr. Steven Novella discusses what RADs are and why medical regulation is important. […]

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Medicine and Disease

Air Dryers vs Paper Towels

Which hand drying method is the best, air or paper towel? The answer is more complicated than you might think – but do wash your hands. […]

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Professor's Perspective

War of the Twitter Bots

Professor Paul Rosenzweig discusses the future of Big Tech and the balancing act platforms like Twitter and Facebook face in keeping an open dialogue while combating those who abuse it. […]

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Science

A Zoologist Discusses the Science of Animal Hair

Animal hair is important to mammals for a number of reasons—insulation, self-defense, and even as a sensory organ. But what are some of the other properties that make this fuzzy collection of chemicals so unique to the animal kingdom? […]

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