Donald Cline must have thought no one would ever know. Then DNA testing came along.
Naturopaths have long been obsessed with a gene called MTHFR. Now vaccine skeptics are testing for it too.
“Literally tens of thousands of people were employed to just spoon poison into the burrows.”
A suitor on The Bachelorette says he is a sperm donor with 114 kids—is that too many?
In the ’70s and ’80s, Donald Cline fathered more than 50 children by using his own sperm in his patients. A new law makes such actions illegal.
How an obsolete medical device with a security flaw became a must-have for some patients with type 1 diabetes
The history of animal domestication might be recorded in ancient pee.
Microglia make up 10 percent of the brain, and an extremely rare case shows just how important they are.
Decades after a deadly outbreak, a researcher found a key clue to its cause inside frozen microbes.
Three tiny, newly described viruses—named Larry, Curly, and Moe—target bigger viruses.
FamilyTreeDNA was criticized for secretly working with the FBI. Now it’s explicitly asking potential customers to help law enforcement.
“It was like a mass exodus of toads.”
A newly discovered giant virus turns its victims to “stone.”
Some would-be parents who might have inherited the fatal gene want their doctors to keep secrets—even from them.
Archaeologists have started searching for genetic data inside ordinary objects such as pipes, which can contain centuries-old saliva.
Sioux Falls police bring murder charges, based on a technique first used to catch a serial killer, in a 38-year-old case.
They shared a placenta, but on the ultrasound, one looked like a boy, and the other a girl.
The University of California has broken with one of the world’s largest academic publishers. Is this the end of a very profitable business model?
The genealogist’s dream of testing old, spit-laced artifacts is coming true—but raising questions about who controls dead people’s DNA.
This “spectacular” pathogen dissolves its host from inside out.
It’s just “resting cat face.”