Susan Gaidos

All Stories by Susan Gaidos

  1. Brain

    When Cupid’s arrow strikes

    Scientists have begun dissecting what it means to be in love. They are finding that much of what we feel can be explained by the effects of a few key chemicals — and not just on our hearts and brains, but on our whole bodies.

  2. Health & Medicine

    Many human ails are ‘scars’ of evolution

    Humans suffer many physical problems that other primates don’t, from sprained ankles to hip fractures. Scientists now say you can blame these on evolution.

  3. Health & Medicine

    Explainer: The teenage body clock

  4. When one question leads to another

  5. Tech

    Cool Jobs: The science of secrets

  6. Brain

    No ordinary zzz’s

  7. Computing

    Watson a game-changer for science

  8. Health & Medicine

    Giving the brain a hand

  9. Health & Medicine

    Making light of sleep

  10. Animals

    Puberty gone wild

  11. Brain

    The colorful world of synesthesia

    Explore the sensory explosion experienced by people with this unusual, but not that uncommon nor unwelcome, condition.

  12. Environment

    Getting the dirt on carbon