Why people tend to appreciate men’s humor so much more than women’s
The Hall of Fame halfback and sports analyst, who died earlier this year, suffered from a degenerative brain condition brought on by head trauma.
CRISPR can finally tell us which human genes are essential—and which matter specifically to cancer cells.
A reader writes: There are probably so many reasons for teen suicide, but one that I keep…
One thing I’ve learned during my Obamacare pregnancy: Sometimes the only way to get quality information in the American health-care system is to be a nuisance.
How the death of voicemail is changing the way physicians communicate with their patients
When it opened in the 1920s, California’s Rockhaven sanitarium took a radically different approach than the other institutions of its time.
How a project to improve frozen birds’ flavor led one scientist to identify the link between trans fats and heart disease
How fitness-tracking apps have made the sport more accessible
It’s hard to tell which drugs are dangerous and which are revolutionary.
What do an airport and a Star Wars premiere have in common?
Researchers believe that gut bacteria may be to blame for some of the condition’s physical and emotional symptoms.
It crunches hundreds of factors to make personalized plans for controlling blood sugar. Some people even get cake and cookies.
It's not the taste.
New research hypothesizes that men eat more in front of women to “show off.”
One of the central characters in Hanna’s new cover story on the suicide clusters in Palo Alto is Taylor…
Emotional investment in children can make people feel like they don’t have as much space to care about anyone else.
Researchers studying the “quiet eye” technique argue that the visual trick is a key part of coordination.
Extroverts tend to be better at talking about their feelings, but practice and attention can help those without a natural gift for it.
Getting it right is that much harder when patients don’t know the words to describe what they’re feeling.
Researchers fear DIY pregnancy terminations will become more widespread if clinics continue shutting down.