By searching the church's famed family trees, scientists have tracked down a cancer-causing mutation that came west with a pioneer couple—just in time to save the lives of their great-great-great-great grandchildren.
Feces turn subordinates into better caretakers for the colony’s pups.
Kits from companies like 23andMe can reveal unpleasant surprises.
“A fog droplet isn’t a bad environment to live in"
The extraordinary find is rewriting the story of archaic and modern humans.
Experts still vehemently disagree over when one of the biggest eruptions of the Holocene actually happened.
A new start-up is making vegan food for dogs and lab-grown mouse meat for cats. It wants to change the way all pets eat.
“A roaring ocean of boiling jam, with the geysers of released air and steam likely ejecting at least a few berries into orbit.”
23andMe’s $300 million deal with GlaxoSmithKline is just the tip of the iceberg.
On the many attempts to repurpose a drug best known for treating erectile dysfunction
It alleged a complex web of corruption going back decades.
Fifty-thousand-year-old tools suggest that modern humans weren't prehistory's only pyros.
“Each person comes into our group thinking they are a freak.”
The FDA held a public meeting to talk about it, but no one could agree on what to call it.
“It takes a lot of patience.”
A veteran cave diver explains the unique risks—and rewards—of his deadly pursuit.
And other unanswered questions about the HHS’s new plan to reunite migrants separated at the border.
The shortfall has sparked fears of shortages of beer, meat, and crumpets. (Crumpets!)
The consequences of a labeling law in Vermont were not what either side expected.
Its segments make up 17 percent of our genome, but scientists are only just starting to understand what it does.