Roxanne Khamsi

Roxanne Khamsi

I'm a science writer and editor.

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Scientific American

Metabolism in Mind: New Insights into the "Gut–Brain Axis" Spur ...

Metabolism in Mind: New Insights into the "Gut–Brai...

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Scientific American

Tread Lightly: Labels That Translate Calories into Walking Distance Could Induce People to Eat Less

Including the amount of physical activity needed to burn off the calories from a meal caused people to order on average 200 calories less in an online survey...

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Scientific American

How Safe Is Recreational Marijuana?

As more states make recreational marijuana legal, researchers fret about short- and long-term health effects...

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Scientific American

"Gluten Sensitivity" May Be a Misnomer for Distinct Illnesses to Various Wheat Proteins

Gluten may not be the only wheat protein that can make people sick...

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Scientific American

Night Owls More Likely to Suffer from Nightmares, Survey Suggests

A preliminary study hints that people who hit the hay later are more prone to bad dreams, but the reason remains unclear...

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Scientific American

Smoking Is a Drag at the Box Office

An analysis of top-grossing movies from the last decade shows that films with smoking make less money...

Scientific American

Promoting Cardiovascular Health Worldwide

Alla Katsnelson, Ingfei Chen, Roxanne Khamsi. Glenn Scherer, Usha Lee McFarling. ILLUSTRATORS: Bryan Christie, J. F. Podevin, Lucy Reading, Kenn Brown ......

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Scientific American

Tread Lightly: Labels That Translate Calories into Walking Distance Could Induce People to Eat Less

Including the amount of physical activity needed to burn off the calories from a meal caused people to order on average 200 calories less in an online survey...