A new book follows Joseph Lister as he ushers surgery into the modern age.
Scientists aren’t sure exactly what happens when so much freshwater gets into the ocean at once.
And she isn’t the only one.
Frances Glessner Lee created meticulous and gruesome dioramas of murder scenes, which are still used to train police today.
“Today marks day 37 without a day off.”
How will law enforcement handle the deluge of new information available from DNA?
Modern Meadow’s factory will crank out leather via yeast fermentation.
Old French Canadian genealogy records reveal how a harmful mutation can hide from natural selection in a mother's DNA.
The man—and the empire—that made the British Museum
The real clue is what scientists did not find.
Experts say no.
A diamondback moth with altered DNA is being tested to control pests on cabbages.
It takes $440,000 of medications a year to keep David Mitchell alive. Now he’s founded a nonprofit to make drugs more affordable.
How past natural disasters have impacted migration patterns
Houston is the petrochemical capital of the U.S., which makes it especially vulnerable to such accidents after a natural disaster.
CAR T-cell therapy turns the body’s own immune systems against cancer with genetic engineering.
Floods make them more venomous and more aggressive.
Hurricane Harvey’s unusual path could hit Houston with rain and storm surges at the same time—surfacing gators, snakes, sewage, and coffins.
Harvey could seriously damage oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
A 30-million-year-old fossil found in South Carolina belonged to a weird, weird creature.