Certain people would really like you to really like certain chocolate milk

Some people are working to persuade you to really like some chocolate milk — a particular brand of chocolate milk. Some other people — many of them doctors and scientists and journalists who write about medicine and science — are working to make you think about whether you should or should not like that particular brand of […]

More about woodpeckers and headaches

A new study about the dearth of headaches in woodpeckers builds on the research that earned the 2006 Ig Nobel Prize in ornithology. [The photo here shows Ivan Schwab, co-winner of that prize, delivering his acceptance speech.]  The International Business Times gives its interpretation: How Woodpeckers Avoid Brain Injuries, Research Shows Football players and boxers […]

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