For months I tried doing little tasks designed to improve my life, hoping they would add up to something big.
Algorithms can be used to design cheap, perfect-fitting limbs, orthodontics, and other accessories.
A review of the available research finds that physical punishment is significantly linked to bad outcomes for kids.
Excuse me, sir. Can I borrow your swagger?
Four cases of the virus in the Miami area represent the first known local transmission in the continental United States.
With six adults per apartment, a new approach to building community in Brooklyn focuses on the “intentional” life.
Salad is the food of abstention, so of course it's classified as women's food.
Want to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria? Try finding the chemicals that their natural competitors use.
Guns are a major cause of accidental death and suicide, yet most physicians still don’t treat them like a health hazard.
Psychologists have long debated how flexible someone’s “true” self is.
By damaging lungs and bringing people together, fire may have turned a soil microbe into a global pathogen.
But it can’t cure addiction.
A new report highlights the consequences of growing up in neighborhoods of “concentrated disadvantage.”
An injectable, jello-like substance reduces chronic inflammation, and may aid limb transplantations.
Just like Bahrain and Belarus, the U.S. rarely funds abortions for poor women.
Hot springs at this Hungarian location have been in use since the 12th century
Researchers have found a new mechanism that could explain the link between social dysfunction and immune dysfunction.
Virtual job interviews and office support groups are bucking the trend of underemployment for people on the spectrum.
Studies suggest word acquisition and reading are more difficult in loud environments, and poor kids may suffer disproportionately.
Taking his biographer’s claim seriously
A genetically modified strain of the bacteria has successfully planted drugs in mice tumors.
Many animals regenerate the tiny hair cells that enable hearing—and there are promising signs that people can be made to do the same.
The virus may rely on particular receptors to infect neural stem cells—but scientists still have more questions than answers.