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Brilliant Staircase Design Stores Extra Energy to Make It Easier to Climb Later

Do you deliberately avoid visiting friends who live in multi-story buildings without an elevator? No one would fault you—having to climb even just a single flight of stairs is like being forced to workout against your will. But thanks to engineers at Georgia Tech and Emory University, stairs might one day do all the…

Ebola Has No Escape From Emory University's Isolation Ward Ebola Has No Escape From Emory University's Isolation Ward

The Ebola virus has made landfall in the United States with patients popping up in both Dallas, Texas and New York City. But don't freak out! To help contain the outbreak, the CDC relies on a handful of biocontainment isolation units to quarantine these highly infectious folks.

Deadly Progression of ALS Reversed in an Amazing Stem Cell First Deadly Progression of ALS Reversed in an Amazing Stem Cell First

Last May, 39-year-old Ted Harada was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. It's one of the worst diagnoses anyone could get.

Neuromarketers Using MRIs to Predict the Next Teenie-Bopper Sensation Neuromarketers Using MRIs to Predict the Next Teenie-Bopper Sensation

If Rebecca Black's Friday was so gawd-awful, why does everybody know the lyrics? New research from Emory University suggests our our brains may like certain tunes even if we don't consciously realize it.

The Insects and Humans of Emory's Evolutionary Ecology Labs The Insects and Humans of Emory's Evolutionary Ecology Labs

In late 2009 we visited two labs at Emory University in Atlanta where scientists research evolutionary ecology. Now we bring you behind the labcoats, taking you inside the spaces where scientists study parasites and bugs - and occasionally even relax.

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