Biology

Science

Look: Ancient mammal shows how modern animals could survive climate change

Detox

Is alcohol bad for your health? Here's what the science actually says

Detox

Can spicy food boost our gut health? Here's what the science says

Science

Covid-19’s “Kraken” subvariant: An infection expert answers 7 top questions

Science

New mRNA cancer vaccine has a key difference from most jabs

Science

Tripledemic: How viruses may outcompete each other

Opinion

Plague study complicates a commonly held belief about the Black Death

Check, please!

Can spicy foods cure colds? A neuroscientist reveals the encouraging truth

Reel Science

HBO's 'Last of Us' gets one thing wrong about its zombie apocalypse

Eggception

Dinosaur fossils complicate our understanding of how they reproduced

Mind and Body

Scientists recommend 5 minutes of walking to combat your worst habit

Ruff Ruff

Why can’t I understand my dog? Recent research may offer an answer

Mind and Body

Research confirms a fact about the clitoris the Ancient Greeks understood

Covid-19

A new Covid-19 omicron subvariant, XBB.1.5, is sweeping the country.

Science

Ancient Siberian DNA upends our understanding of Native American migration

Turn it down!

Listen: Dolphins "scream" to each other over human-made noise pollution

Science

Ancient DNA analysis debunks a toxic myth about Vikings

Opinion

One creature’s live fast, live long lifestyle may reveal how to slow aging

Reel Science

The most underrated dystopian thriller on HBO Max ignores a simple scientific reality

raid n trade

Viking DNA study finds they were more genetically diverse than modern Scandinavians

Mind and Body

Losing weight doesn't resolve inflammation tied to weight gain, mouse study suggests

The 6 million dollar pig

Bionic pig penises offer a "promising" new erectile dysfunction treatment

Mind and Body

Stiff-person syndrome: Two brain scientists explain Celine Dion’s rare diagnosis

Mind and Body

This overlooked biometric on fitness trackers could reveal how healthy your heart is

Science

Animal brains use complex calculations to evade getting eaten

Into the abyss

Shipwrecks, new species, and dead zones: 9 biggest deep-sea discoveries of 2022

Science

Biology’s ultimate comeback story could debunk a key Darwin theory of evolution

Mind and Body

Can ayahuasca boost brain health? The side effects may temper benefits — study

Breakthrough Awards

Breakthrough Awards: How these 4 researchers changed science in 2022

New discoveries

Meet these 10 plants and fungi new to science in 2022

Mind and Body

What is invasive strep A? The potentially dangerous condition is currently on the rise

Breakthrough Awards

This neuroscientist taught brain cells to play Pong — and shifted how we view human intelligence forever

Breakthrough Awards

This ecologist is on a mission to save Earth’s microbiome — and he’s closer than ever

Mind and Body

Some people really do feel more hungover than others — genetics could help reveal why

Mind and Body

Can doctors cure tinnitus? An ear expert explains how to drown out the ringing

Pet Safety

What can my pet eat during the holidays? You might be surprised

Opinion

Can insects feel pain? Here’s why we need to talk about bug rights

Mind and Body

Is your favorite food genetic? Study identifies 325 genes that influence taste

Science

These science-backed hacks will keep your Christmas tree fresh for weeks

Taste of the Holidays

How do Christmas cakes last for years? Inside the “perfect storm” of preservation

Science

Grab a cracker: Meet the microbes that make your holiday cheese plate

Frogger

These frogs can become “invisible” and scientists just figured out their secret

Life, uh, finds a way

Why a book-loving fungus has alien-hunting scientists excited

Zombies?

Back from the dead: 9 species rediscovered in 2022

Super Bug

A “super-resistant” gene mutation in mosquitoes may increase the risk of dengue, a study finds

Gaming

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Mind and Body

Scientists found previously unknown genes that show humans are still evolving

Science

A strangely sedentary butterfly reveals why adapting to climate change isn't enough

Mind and Body

Your nose has a microbiome — does it hold the key to ridding respiratory infections forever?

Sticky science

'Cellular glue' could help scientists play Legos with your body's building blocks