Inside Obama's new initiative to personalize health care
Six former FDA commissioners regret inabilities to ensure safety and legitimacy of products.
Are products labeled “natural” actually superior?
Wading into an important existential quagmire
A novel understanding of how brains grow in response to environments
Can we talk about men.
Switching pastas and breads is a small decision that could save lives.
We spend two full years of our lives washing ourselves. How much of that time (and money and water) is a waste?
The common definition of "clean" might be detrimental to our skin.
Muhammad Ali was laid low by a disease that is turning out to be many different diseases.
The bottles may contain something better than alcohol.
How the first ever update to the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 finally came to pass—and what it lacks
If you want to help your bacteria, build them a nice place to live.
It’s the enormous one, calories.
The chemistry in movie theaters changes during certain scenes—and it may be a subtle mode of communication.
The drug may play a more important role than previously thought.
The National Academy of Sciences is urging people to focus less on the process and more on the product.
It is not an innocuous decision.
The health implications of knowing your microbes could be enormous. But for now, personal microbe mapping is too preliminary to take seriously.
Yesterday’s press release was potentially dangerous.
In the era of attention deficits, the new text will not be black and white.