Extreme Endurance

Baby, we were born to run! But just how far? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Could YOU run a marathon every day – for twenty weeks? A dozen athletes did just that! They competed in the Race Across the USA. Is there no limit

Mind Over Molecules

Which is more powerful? Nature or nurture? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying – what about “mind control?” Some aspects of our physiology and personality are encoded by our genes. And we know that environmental factors are also important. Bradley Turnwald and colleagues at