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Anti-Doping Research Gets Creative

By Sabrina Richards | July 26, 2012

Scientists work hard to keep up with ever-evolving performance enhancement techniques that go undetected by existing tests.

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image: An Olympic Book Review

An Olympic Book Review

By Bob Grant | July 26, 2012

The Science of Sports: Winning in the Olympics takes a timely look at research on athletics.


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Testing Endurance

By Hayley Dunning | July 26, 2012

Researchers follow 44 ultramarathon runners in a race across Europe to track the body's response to extreme physical challenge.


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By Bob Grant | July 26, 2012

Allowing athletes to enhance their performance by using genetic engineering to manipulate their DNA may become a reality of future Olympic Games.


image: Wired to Run—and Think

Wired to Run—and Think

By Hayley Dunning | July 26, 2012

Evolving the ability to run may also have made our ancestors smarter, suggesting that exercise can be healthy for the brain as well as the body.


image: Anti-doping Lab Set for Olympics

Anti-doping Lab Set for Olympics

By Jef Akst | January 19, 2012

The most high-tech laboratory in the history of the Olympic Games is prepared to begin athlete testing in London.


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