• May 6, 2015 |  The Pulse

    What did your MRI or CT Scan cost? WHYY's PriceCheck wants to know

    WHYY's PriceCheck project is well underway, with more than 200 community entries featured in our searchable, crowdsourced database. That includes...
  • April 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Who gets access to the data my Apple Watch collects?

    Wearable devices are collecting valuable information about us. The question is, how can it be protected?
  • April 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Health officials recommend lower fluoride levels for drinking water

    Worries about fluoride in water have evolved over the decades.
  • April 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    And the winner of The Pulse's Philadelphia Science Festival Challenge is…

    Three very brave science enthusiasts competed for ultimate nerd glory by trying to go to as many Philadelphia Science Festival events as possible on S...
  • April 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    On a cheese rind, war and peace

    Scientists study stinky, moldy cheeses in hopes of making bigger discoveries about us.
  • April 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Empathy experiment takes doctors, students out of the 'surgical theater' and into the actual theater

    An invisible unicorn goes to medical school and lives in a syringe. A doctor grapples with knowing privately disclosed information from a recently de...
  • April 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Pine, orange, lavender... what should 'clean' really smell like?

    On days with air quality warnings, it makes a lot of sense to stay inside. But it's not necessarily safe to assume the home is always better.
  • April 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Megacities like Kathmandu create conditions for 'colossal disaster'

    Nepal's quake exposes the effects that poverty and unfortunate geography can have on a city.
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