• October 2, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Why do we drink tomato juice on planes?

    Ever get the urge to drink a glass of tomato juice on a flight? You aren't alone, and there's a scientific explanation why.
  • November 20, 2014 |  The Pulse

    The science behind turkey brining, tryptophan and the perfect Thanksgiving roll

    What gives baked goods their texture? How does turkey brining work? Does tryptophan really make us sleepy?
  • November 20, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Philadelphia woman meets the donor who saved her life

    A Philadelphia woman is likely to enjoy many more Thanksgivings following a successful bone marrow transplant.
  • November 20, 2014 |  The Pulse

    How science saved beer

    If it weren't for our understanding of the chemical process that creates our favorite beers, we'd still be drinking spoiled ale like our for...
  • November 20, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Heart attack survivors can thank technology and time

    Machines might save you if you have a heart attack, but technology isn't solely responsible for the dramatic decrease in cardiac-related deaths.
  • November 20, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Learning from medical mistakes, and recognizing how they impact patients' lives

    It was supposed to be a fairly routine procedure; a scheduled laparoscopic hysterectomy.
  • November 25, 2014

    Bats do it. Dolphins do it. Listen to this man 'see' the world with sound

    Austin Seraphin, 36, is a Philadelphia-based accessibility consultant, a volunteer museum docent and a computer programmer. He has been blind since bi...
  • November 18, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Why will some health plans in Philly cost more next year?

    As the first week of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act wraps up, those helping people sign up and renew their plans have this resounding b...
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