Has Covid-19 changed our relationship to drugs? Why the answer is so complicated
Research the pandemic changed many people’s relationship to drugs. In this case, drugs were less about feeling good and more about not feeling bad.
‘Deep fat’ study reveals a surprising brain-immune system connection
Visceral or deep fat is the so-called “hidden” fat around our organs.
Can love be genetic? Science explains what Netflix gets wrong
“It’s all just a bit crap, to be honest.”
A condition thought only to affect women may cause male-pattern baldness
No ovaries needed.
Lab-grown body parts could cry just like you — unless they explode
A watershed moment.
How jobs and gender influence how much alcohol you drink
New research gives a snapshot of specific groups of people who may be more at risk for alcohol abuse.
Meet the science fair kids making sunscreen environmentally friendly
Just lather it on.
One human-like ability may be the key to 14 animals' survival
Turns out being able to count may be the evolutionary edge that makes the difference.
Human composting could revolutionize how we deal with death
States and scientists are paving the way for bringing green burial options, and human composting, to a town near you.
Meet Dineobellator, a new fierce species of dinosaur from 67 million years ago
"Its unique features tell us these dinosaurs were still evolving new traits and trying out new things right until the end."
Carbo-loading in quarantine: Experts explain why we crave bread and pasta in a crisis
"Eat mindfully and make a loving ritual out of it, rather than have it be mindless.”
Taking one hot bath a day lowers the risk of 3 deadly diseases — study
Soak it off.
Your voice assistant might be racist for one troubling reason — study
“Not everyone can take advantage of these powerful new tools.”
5 tips to clean your home for coronavirus, from a microbiologist
A science-backed guide to keep your home clean without also encouraging antibiotic resistance.
Coronavirus: 4 studies explain what you need to know about COVID-19 sticking to surfaces
"The virus can clearly survive for many hours on surfaces."
Scientists fired a copper cannonball into an asteroid — here's what happened next
“All this is super exciting.”
Coronavirus: How asymptomatic carriers spread a disease like COVID-19
Can you have COVID-19 without showing any symptoms? That may be main driver behind the pandemic, according to scientists.
This ancient fish with arms might be the reason you have hands
"A crocodile-like body shape with a flat triangular head, numerous teeth around the jaws and in the palate..."
Coronavirus: 11 psychological reasons why we hoard toilet paper in a crisis
Toilet paper's in demand over covid-19. Psychology explains why.
Saber-tooth tigers: New photos of unearthed skulls match science with surprise
This big cat was the size of a bear.