Articles by Chris Weller

Movie theater popcorn.
Can Eating Popcorn Make You Immune To Movie Ads? The Science Behind Subvocalization
Oct 15, 2013 18:19 PM E
Researchers at the University of Wuerzburg found that when people ate popcorn while watching the precurtain ads, their inclination to buy the advertised products was significantly reduced.
Vaccines in a Person's Hands
Studies Shows No Connection Between Vaccines and Neurological Disorders, Quells Autism Fears
Aug 19, 2013 16:23 PM E
A recent study finds no link between neurological disorders and vaccines, adding more evidence to the already growing body of research that dispels the idea vaccinations have adverse neurological effects.
Deer ticks
Lyme Disease Much More Common Than Previously Thought: New CDC Estimates 300,000 Cases Annually
Aug 19, 2013 16:15 PM E
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data claiming the previous figures of 30,000 Lyme disease diagnoses were low by a factor of 10.
Gabby Williams at the Hospital
Eight Year Old Gabby Williams Doesn't Age; Her Genetic Disorder Could Be The Secret to 'Biological Immortality'
Aug 19, 2013 12:21 PM E
Gabby Williams' mysterious genetic condition keeps her from aging, prompting one researcher to investigate biological immortality.
Pregnancy Test
US Infertility Rates Drop Over Last 30 Years, While Pregnancy Complications Have Become More Common
Aug 14, 2013 12:29 PM E
While infertility rates fell between 1982 and 2010, the percentage of complicated births rose, due in large part to women delaying conception.
Copperhead Snake
Why Did Jules Weiss Have To Pay $55,000 For Snake Bite Anti-Venom?
Aug 13, 2013 15:15 PM E
Jules Weiss racked up $55,000 in hospital fees for a snake bite that required three doses of anti-venom, the costliest portion of any snake bite treatment.
Google Glass
Google Glass Could Be Used To Treat Autism, Thanks To Sension Project Run By Stanford Student
Aug 13, 2013 14:07 PM E
Google Glass could have revolutionary benefits for people with autism, as one project, Sension, aims to track a person's emotions via a webcam.
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