Biology

Science
The surprising way psilocybin alters the brain’s chemistry to treat depression
Clare Tweedy and The Conversation
Science
Can hummingbirds survive climate change? Scientists say it's complicated
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Ancient Roman man lived in agony before Vesuvius eruption killed him — DNA analysis
Claire Cameron
Culture
In a bizarre new experiment, scientists threw salamanders into a wind tunnel
Claire Cameron
Mind and Body
What you need to know about the monkeypox virus
Katie MacBride
Science
Origin of Life: Scientists may have found a missing link between the primordial world and modern life
Charles Q. Choi
Science
Watch: Skydiving salamanders survive falls from redwood trees by gliding effortlessly
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
How often should you poop? Holding it in can lead to “significant" gut problems
Martin Veysey and The Conversation
Science
Bees and humans have a shocking skill in common, new study reveals
Jair Garcia, Scarlett Howard, Andrew Greentree, Adrian Dyer and The Conversation
Science
Why is my cat peeing everywhere? Pet experts explain this surprisingly complex behavior
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
How do dolphins maintain their glowing skin? A study reveals the surprising answer
Jennifer Walter
Science
The most controversial alien sci-fi movie on Amazon Prime explores a murky theory on the origin of life
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Look: Hidden fossils reveal a microscopic creature that may be resilient to climate change
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
Mysterious hepatitis outbreaks in children are confounding doctors. Here's what you need to know
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Study: Being close to nature reduces the risk of stroke
Nick Keppler
Science
Pig-human heart transplants still have a long way to go
Andrew Fenton, The Conversation and Françoise Baylis
Science
200 years ago, this terror of the Amazon inspired the world’s first batteries
Timothy J. Jorgensen and The Conversation
Science
Octopus facts: 5 incredible tidbits you didn't know about the cephalopod
The Conversation, Erin Spencer and Yannis Papastamatiou
Science
Omicron subvariants guide: An epidemiologist answers 5 essential questions
Louis Jacobson and Kaiser Health News
Science
The greatest sci-fi epic on HBO Max reveals a provocative scientific debate
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Surprise! Biologists find that plants can grow in Moondust returned by Apollo
Kiona Smith
Gaming
A brief history of video game poop, from 'Earthbound' to 'Death Stranding'
De'Angelo Epps
Science
Look: Missing 19th century platypus and echidna specimens discovered in museum storage
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
The modern flu is a direct descendant of the virus that caused the 1918 pandemic
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Severe Covid-19 can dramatically age your brain — study
Adam Hampshire, David Menon and The Conversation
Mind and Body
These exercise hacks help improve heart health in people with desk jobs
Nick Keppler
Culture
You get less sleep than a chimp — and there's an evolutionary reason why
Elizabeth Preston and Knowable Magazine
Science
Should you exercise your dog on a treadmill? Here's what veterinarians say
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
The grossest idea from The Matrix could lower your energy bill
Amin Al-Habaibeh and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Should we abandon refined-flour pasta? A dietitian digs in on "healthier" alternatives
Elana Spivack
Mind and Body
What overturning Roe means for medication abortion
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
For mice, fasting at the right time extended lifespans — but can it work for humans?
Nick Keppler
Science
A massive societal problem for humans is also harming animals
Tara Yarlagadda
Mind and Body
Overturning Roe v. Wade will make the U.S.’s horrifying maternal mortality rates even worse
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Science debunks a viral belief about masturbation and testosterone
Daniel Kelly and The Conversation
Mind and Body
More than half of Americans have had Covid-19 — here's how to tell if you are one of them
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Should you exercise when sick? It’s complicated
John Hough and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Scientists calculated the bare minimum amount of exercise to fight depression
Nick Keppler
Culture
How to help your pet lose weight: 4 tips for healthy cats and dogs
Anne Carter, Jacqueline Boyd and The Conversation
Science
Vaccine boosters may not be enough — the problem with immune “exhaustion”
Prakash Nagarkatti, Mitzi Nagarkatti and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Study: Intermittent fasting is not better than just eating less
Nick Keppler
Science
1 in 5 reptile species is now endangered — here's why that matters so much
Elana Spivack
Science
A new hibernation study is bad news for future space travelers
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
This nearby Earth-like exoplanet may be habitable, but only sometimes
Charles Q. Choi
Science
Astronomers just found 2 new building blocks of life in meteorites
Doris Elín Urrutia
Science
Wild video reveals male spiders launch into the air to avoid being eaten after sex
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
Exercise may matter more than BMI for lowering cancer risk
Nick Keppler
Science
What happens if your dog gets into your weed stash? Why you need to be poison aware
Tara Yarlagadda
Mind and Body
This TikTok trend encourages you to drink aloe vera. Should you?
Katie MacBride
Science
Hubble Telescope anniversary and more: Understand the world through 9 images
Robin Bea