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Do Human Pheromones Exist?

By Diana Kwon | January 23, 2018

Despite the prevalence of pheromone products on the market, substantial evidence that they can induce sexual attraction is lacking.

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The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe

By Catherine Offord | December 1, 2017

An exploration of the genetics of earlobe attachment is just the latest collaborative research project to come out of the personal genetic testing company.

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Company Sells a “Biological Age” Kit

By Diana Kwon | August 2, 2017

While the epigenetic clock is a useful tool for research and has solid scientific backing, scientists say the product’s use to consumers is limited.

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Can Talc Cause Cancer?

By Kerry Grens | March 2, 2016

A jury recently awarded $72 million in a talcum-powder–ovarian cancer case, but the data linking the hygiene product to disease risk are inconclusive.

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Prove Antibacterials are Safe: FDA

By Kerry Grens | December 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is asking companies to produce evidence that their antimicrobial washes do no harm.  

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