Do you deliberately avoid visiting friends who live in multi-story buildings without an elevator? No one would fault you—having to climb even just a single flight of stairs is like being forced to workout against your will. But thanks to engineers at Georgia Tech and Emory University, stairs might one day do all the…
The Ebola virus has made landfall in the United States with patients popping up in both Dallas, Texas and New York City. But don't freak out! To help contain the outbreak, the CDC relies on a handful of biocontainment isolation units to quarantine these highly infectious folks.
Ever worry that your puppy is just in it for the kibble? Well, be reassured: A new study suggests that your dog remembers your scent just the way you can't catch a whiff of fresh-baked cookies without thinking of your grandma. (Or Shalimar, depending on the type of grandma you had.)
Last May, 39-year-old Ted Harada was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. It's one of the worst diagnoses anyone could get.
If Rebecca Black's Friday was so gawd-awful, why does everybody know the lyrics? New research from Emory University suggests our our brains may like certain tunes even if we don't consciously realize it.
In late 2009 we visited two labs at Emory University in Atlanta where scientists research evolutionary ecology. Now we bring you behind the labcoats, taking you inside the spaces where scientists study parasites and bugs - and occasionally even relax.