An interview with the CDC’s scientific photographer
Yucca Mountain is back, and Nevadans are not happy.
From the EPA, to the NIH, and NASA, research is not a priority in the administration’s fiscal blueprint.
In the 1920s, young women worked in an Ottawa, Illinois, factory painting radioactive glow-in-the-dark numbers onto watches. They were told…
A mysterious hunting accident provides a new test for wildlife forensics.
GINA only applies to health insurance and employment, but a new Republican bill would weaken even those protections.
A remote part of the Indian Ocean has become, by chance, one of the best-mapped parts of the underwater world.
Ninety-two percent of citizen petitions filed against generics come from brand-name drug companies.
You've probably heard about your gut bacteria—now get to know your gut archaea.
When I first contacted Nikolai Formozov about his paper on a 30,000-year-old squirrel originally found by Gulag prisoners, which…
“We should be very thankful to those unnamed prisoners who saved those carcasses.”
How the “radium girls” revealed the danger of radiation, and fought for safety standards
X-rays and other “objective" instruments influenced controversies about whose pain should be believed.
“Nothing short of calling the army is going to put it right,” an Irish politician recently said of the shrub’s takeover of a national park.
Yet another failed drug trial has prompted soul-searching about the “amyloid hypothesis.”
Scientists are beginning to find out.
The country’s universities and tech giants are starting to surpass American ones when it comes to researching and implementing AI.
The U.S. Patent Office has finally ruled on the century’s biggest biotech discovery.
Malaria can alter the behavior of insects that spread it.
Can marijuana help solve the opioid epidemic?