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Making Muscles Go (ABC News)

New research shows that lactic acid can help keep tired muscles moving when they might otherwise become sluggish.

Gene Technique to Fight Human Blindness (New

Scientists plan to conduct the first human trial using RNA interference, an effort that may prevent an eye disorder that can lead to blindness.

Olympics: High-Flying Holm Aims to Defy Science (ABC News)

A Swedish athlete claims he can jump higher, but scientists say Stefan Holm and other athletes are already close to the limit of what they can achieve.