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Nicole Phelps, Michael Phelps and Boomer Phelps in the pool.

Michael Phelps teaches his 2-year-old son a special ‘lion’s breath’ technique — part of the mental-health routine that Phelps ...

Michael Phelps is teaching his 2-year-old a simple breathing technique for dealing with frustration. It's a strategy supported by science.
A not-to-scale diagram of the "sewing machine."

A team of scientists linked to Elon Musk appear to be making progress putting chips into brains

A group of researchers published a paper about a new technique for inserting probes into brains, which they described as a 'sewing machine.'
Sleep is crucial to both your brain and body health.

8 surprising things your body is doing while you sleep

Your body goes through a lot while you're sleeping. From fighting infection to renewing skin, here's what your body is doing while you sleep.

Regulators just approved a new depression drug with the potential to be a game-changer

Unlike the depression drugs available for decades, neither of the two new drugs is a pill. One is a nasal spray; the latest is an injection made by Sage.
After the swab was removed, the doctors removed the excess air cells and gave the man antibiotics.

A man got an infection in his brain lining after using a cotton swab to clean out his ear

After using a cotton swab, a man had a seizure and was diagnosed with a brain infection.

This is the one vitamin you should take if you want to remember your dreams

New research has suggested taking a vitamin found in avocado, eggs, and fish could help you recall your dreams.
Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, Mar 11, 2018

Daylight-saving time is literally killing us

Daylight-saving time begins Sunday, March 10, 2019. Years of data tell us the switch is deadly. Here's why it puts stress on our bodies.
A drug inspired by the anesthetic ketamine just became the first new kind of depression medication in 35 years. It's a nasal spray made by Johnson & Johnson.

Regulators just approved the first new depression drug since the 1980s, and some see blockbuster potential

A drug inspired by ketamine just became the first new type of depression drug in 35 years. The FDA approved the nasal spray made by Johnson & Johnson.
What's your drink limit?

Some people may lack a ‘brake’ in their brains that stops them drinking too much

Certain genetic mutations may mean some people could have no limit to how much they can drink, according to a study of drunk mice.

This optical illusion will break your brain — but only for 15 milliseconds

This optical illusion exposes a flaw in our brains by proving that there's a delay in how we perceive it — but it's only 15 milliseconds.