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Pick of Web stories on Mind&Body Facebook

Here are some stories published elsewhere that we think you might be interested in.

Find them on The Straits Times Mind&Body Facebook page at www.facebook.com/StraitsTimesMindBody.

THE FIVE-SECOND RULE

I am a doctor. If I drop food on the kitchen floor, I will still eat it. Why are we so concerned with bacteria related to the five-second rule? Other surfaces could even be dirtier.

STAYING YOUNG

Return to the teenage brain We assume that neurological development is a one-way street. But what if we could turn back the clock in the brain?

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 18, 2016, with the headline 'Pick of Web stories on Mind&Body Facebook'. Print Edition | Subscribe