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?
Officials found 14 incidents of amnesia in Massachusetts patients with a history of using the painkillers.
The country’s last prime minister prevented some scientists from talking to the media, while making cuts to research budgets.
Inside the growing world of lifestyle genetics tests
Redefining “clean” in an era of the skin microbiome
What happens when new technology meets old laws
A massive eradication effort wiped out screwworms in the U.S. 35 years ago—but then they reappeared.
She won’t be the last.
Just over a year after they were discovered in China, bacteria that can fend off colistin are being found all across the world.
Saying goodbye to the age of tunneled trees
Head trauma made her see strange colors, even ones that are “not even real."
Some of the 20,000 victims are still alive today.
A historical Twitter account made for surreal reading in 2016.
The genomic revolution has led to easy sequencing and cheap “ancestry" tests. White nationalists are paying attention.
Just in time for the holidays
What happens when cutting-edge medicine offers up conflicting answers?