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    • Exercise Is Good for the Brain—and Now We Know More About Why

      There is no question that exercise does the body good: Physical activity can increase muscle strength and agility while promoting healthy weight and good heart function. Now, a new study on mice, conducted by 2014 Pew fellow Matias A. Alvarez-Saavedra, Ph.D., adds to a growing body of evidence that regular exercise confers more than just physical benefits—it could also have tremendous... Read More

    • Not What It Seems

      Pew’s biomedical scholars and fellows are on the cutting edge of biomedical research—using new tools and techniques to tackle complex questions about human health. Every day, they look closely at the molecules and cells that make up our bodies and surroundings. Could you identify their objects of study? Take this quiz to view some of their subjects up close, and see if you can guess what they are. Read More

    • Pew Names 10 Top Latin American Scientists as Fellows

      The Pew Charitable Trusts today announced the newest class of Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences. Read More