The biology behind your office's air conditioning war.
A study finds that older adults who cannot balance on one foot for ten seconds have an 84% higher risk of death than those who can.
Kids don’t always make you happier. Here’s why people have them anyway.
"Lac-Phe" grants obese mice the benefits of exercise — without exercising. But don't expect an "exercise pill."
Nikolaas Tinbergen's concept of "supernormal stimulus" explains why humans are attracted to a heightened version of reality.
“It’s a big resource in the way the human genome is a big resource, in that you can go in and do discovery-based research."
The weirdest thing about the 21 feet found near Vancouver since 2007? Foul play has been ruled out.
Is fasting the key to burning fat? It's not that simple.
Almost all our school improvements fail. Here’s why.
How can the law keep up with new genetic technology?
The spooky world of quantum mechanics might reach out and touch you — by mutating your DNA. Welcome to the weird world of quantum biology.
Will nature or nurture win out?
He wear no shoeshine, he got toe-jam football...
Understanding these links could bring us closer to a cure.
Listening to some songs can cause a powerful physiological response known as "frisson." What is it, and why does it happen?
Drugs that stifle acute inflammation may prevent the body from healing properly.
Researchers believe they have found a single point mutation in an infection-sensing gene that causes the autoimmune disorder.
Thanks to genetic clues, scientists discovered that an old stroke therapy that had abandoned for decades might just work.
It's the clitoris, stupid!