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The 96-year-old who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in physics reveals his science-backed secret to staying sharp in old age
Arthur Ashkin is the oldest person ever awarded a Nobel Prize. But he says he's not done discovering yet. He still works every day.
Some people can feel it on their own bodies when others are touched, hit, or stroked — and researchers are trying to figure out why
When some people see another person being touched, they feel it on their own bodies. This is called mirror-touch synaesthesia, and researchers are looking into why some people's brains behave this way, which is helping them answer some questions about the different ways people perceive the world.
A study of people over 90 linked drinking with a long life — but there’s a sizable catch when it comes to your brain health
Evidence suggests that drinking — even moderately — is not an overwhelmingly healthy habit.
People who drink moderate and even "heavy" quantities of alcohol are more likely to live to age 85 without suffering cognitive decline, a new study says.
Useless scientific facts make us think that arguments are better.
Research from King's College London suggests giving money to parents of young kids could safeguard them against lifelong ill effects of poverty.
Researchers found that the more children a family has, the worse the cognitive and behavioral outcomes the kids will have.