Simple Spit Test Could Diagnose Concussions
Simple Spit Test Could Diagnose Concussions
A noninvasive saliva test accurately identified concussions in a study of hundreds of rugby players.
Simple Spit Test Could Diagnose Concussions
Simple Spit Test Could Diagnose Concussions

A noninvasive saliva test accurately identified concussions in a study of hundreds of rugby players.

A noninvasive saliva test accurately identified concussions in a study of hundreds of rugby players.

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College Athletes Experienced Heart Damage After COVID-19: Study
College Athletes Experienced Heart Damage After COVID-19: Study
Amanda Heidt | Sep 14, 2020
Images of the players’ hearts showed signs of inflammation consistent with myocarditis, a rare but potentially fatal condition.
Sports Videos Give Clues to Climate Change
Sports Videos Give Clues to Climate Change
Ashley Yeager | Oct 1, 2018
Archived footage of cycling races and other events can help ecologists track the timing of plants’ leafing and flowering.
Man Meets Machine
Man Meets Machine
The Scientist Staff | Aug 31, 2017
Alena Grabowski, a University of Colorado Boulder researcher, discusses her motivations for studying the interface between biology and mechanics in prosthetic devices.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2013
October 2013's selection of notable quotes
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2013
Rocket Girl, The Cancer Chronicles, Abominable Science!, and The Sports Gene
Football Losses Tied to Junk Food
Football Losses Tied to Junk Food
Kerry Grens | Aug 23, 2013
When their local team is defeated, people seem to drown their sorrows in saturated fat, but uplifting thinking can change the bad habit.
Roller Derby Players Share Germs
Roller Derby Players Share Germs
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 14, 2013
Team member and opponents exchange microbes by slamming into each others’ shoulders during the game.
Athletes Are Champion Visual Learners
Athletes Are Champion Visual Learners
Ed Yong | Jan 31, 2013
Pro athletes can learn to parse a complicated moving visual scene faster than most.
An Olympic Book Review
Bob Grant | Jul 26, 2012
The Science of Sports: Winning in the Olympics takes a timely look at research on athletics.
Don’t Dope, Athletes
Jef Akst | Sep 14, 2011
New doping tests that could be used at the 2012 London Olympics should ward off cheaters better than ever before.