Some people are born believers. Fake surgeries have been shown to relieve traumatic knee pain; “dummy pills” have wiped away migraines. A new report from Harvard University describes how certain genes predispose people toward believing placebos, or experiencing…

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How did life on Earth begin?

It's one of the biggest unanswered questions in science: How did life on Earth begin? Biochemists are breaking apart early Earth molecules to find out how RNA and DNA formed.