February 2011

  • Illustration of a man with back pain thinking about getting acupuncture.

    Understanding Acupuncture

    Time To Try It?

    Scientists have found that acupuncture can help with certain conditions, such as back pain, knee pain, headaches and osteoarthritis. But how it works is something of a mystery.

  • Illustration of a woman speaking.

    When Words Get Stuck

    An Update on Stuttering

    Stuttering affects more than 3 million people in America and another 60 million worldwide. Scientists are working to uncover the genes and other factors that lead to this speech disorder.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Bryan Ewsichek (design)
  • Robin Latham
  • Harrison Wein