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More Evidence That ADHD Drugs Don't Curb Ultimate Height  |   

Some earlier research hinted that Ritalin and Adderall can hamper a child's growth. But a study of adults who took the drugs as kids now suggests any such effect is only temporary.

Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests  |   

When we talk, we focus on the "content" words — the ones that convey information. But the tiny words that tie our sentences together have a lot to say about power and relationships.

Study Finds Nothing Special About Breakfast  |   

Maybe we don't need to eat our Wheaties. Linda Wertheimer talks to Emily Dhurandhar, lead author of a study that finds breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day.

Citizen Scientists On A Mission To Find Frogs  |   

Summer is high season for "frogging." The North American Amphibian Monitoring Project has hundreds of volunteers crisscrossing the country to get a better handle on the fate of the nation's frogs.

The Salmon Cannon: Easier Than Shooting Fish Out Of A Barrel  |   

Alarmed by the rapid decline of wild salmon populations, a company has invented a novel way to help migratory fish over blocked rivers. It uses air pressure to fire them out of a cannon.

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