HAZARDOUS CLUMPS The protein collagen (green) coats plaque (red) on the wall of a human artery. These small pockets of plaque are vulnerable to breaking away and possibly triggering a heart attack.
J.D. Hutcheson et al/Nature Materials 2016
DARK DAYS A controversial new study concludes that major depression does not afflict more people during winter months.
CAPPED This 3.5-by-1.2-centimeter capsule can be swallowed to measure gut gases and send its findings to a smartphone. Researchers in Australia tested the device in pigs fed different amounts of fiber.
Psychopaths often don’t fit movie stereotypes, but they share particular characteristics. New research shows that, contrary to popular thought, cognitive behavioral therapy can help some psychopaths stay out of prison.