A new study shows the effectiveness of medical marijuana in preventing the abuse of prescription drugs.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Kurt Andersen on passionate kookiness as the American Way.
Different gut bacteria may affect differently the way energy is metabolized from foods.
Flies are in no way smart, but they experience time in an almost Matrix-like way.
The findings of this study are stunning: in a 16-hour waking day, adults are sedentary for 12.3 hours.
There’s a special reason these generally solo cephalopods have decided to cohabitate.
The same technique is used by crime scene investigators in the FBI.
Scientists develop the first robots capable of merging into a single-minded unit.
NASA discovers a surprisingly dark planet about 1,400 light years away.
Hundreds of millions globally could be impacted in a significant way.
Studies reveal behaviors that make people unlikeable.
A new study from the Mayo Clinic says that letting dogs in the bedroom may not disrupt sleep quality.
Imagine data delivered by light. This is an important benchmark toward the development of a whole new computer.
This is the 1st study to show evidence of a relationship between methylation drift and lifespan.
Molecular biologists are hopeful about the results, but a long road lies ahead—so far this diet has only worked proven wonders on mice.
What role do expectations play in whether we feel hungry or satiated?
A new study of intestinal microbiota and circadian rhythms reveal insights into global obesity rates.
A new study finds cause for concern over what tattoo ink is doing to the body.
Lots of colorful characters went looking for the Yeti. And there have been several hoaxes.
A recent DNA analysis shows that a skeleton found in a famous Viking grace belonged to a female warrior.