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In Fat Chance, obesity doc Robert Lustig deconstructs the mythology on fat and exercise.
A new study says people may be sabotaging their diets in an unexpected way - through too little sleep.
New research weighs in on the efficacy of several popular weight loss diets, and finds that it's not so much what you eat, but how much of it.
Which is the true dietary villain -- cholesterol or carbohydrates? In this segment, Ira talks with science writer Gary Taubes about his new book, 'Good Calories, Bad Calories.'
New Year's resolution to lose the weight? We'll get the latest on research into obesity.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t