In Virginia’s Elizabeth River, the unremarkable-looking mummichog has survived decades of industrial pollution—but the price it has paid has worrying implications for human health.
An army of volunteers is helping forecasters predict disasters before they strike.
Information and viruses spread through the body in surprisingly similar ways.
A friendly group of the wild desert dogs could help tease apart domestication’s mysterious first steps.
Obesity in people with autism appears to be different than in the general population. But why?
New evidence challenges the oldest law of genetics.
Understanding the forces that shape infection-causing bacterial fortresses could reveal their subtle weaknesses.
Bringing genetics into medicine leads to more accuracy, better diagnosis, and personalized treatment—but for some, gene testing has only resulted in unanswered questions.
Historically, science has scorned single-subject trials, but parents’ at-home experiments with their kids may drive autism research forward.
Once a popular treatment for infection, the creepy-crawler is making a medical comeback.
A new program aims to help the most long-suffering patients by addressing the neurobiology of the eating disorder.
Researchers have begun to understand what the two conditions have in common.
Is donating milk an act of altruism, like organ donation? Or are donors providing a good that they should be compensated for?
The campaign to get Naloxone—the substance that can reverse the effects of an otherwise-lethal heroin overdose—into the hands of the police, families, and addicts