Medicine

Innovation
Scientists have created a mechanical womb that can grow life in the lab
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
A new viral cousin of Covid-19 can resist vaccine immunity, study finds
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Your gut microbes can help fight cancer, new research reveals
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Why just one case of polio is cause for alarm — a virologist explains the dreaded disease
Rosemary Rochford and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Is ketamine the secret to treating depression? Studies reveal its potential
Sarah Sloat
Mind and Body
Your gut microbes are thousands of generations old — new study
Taichi A. Suzuki, Ruth Ley and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Study challenges a longstanding myth about Covid-19 and Vitamin D
Miriam Fauzia
Science
Can science prevent a pandemic?
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Gaming tech could ease pain during surgery — here’s how
Sofia Quaglia
Mind and Body
What are the side effects of the new Covid-19 bivalent booster?
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Do I need a polio booster?
Katie MacBride
Innovation
A rodent "backpack" could speed up cancer drug discovery
Hannah Thomasy
Innovation
This face mask hunts for viruses in the air you breathe
Molly Glick
Mind and Body
Should you take a personalized multivitamin? A nutrition expert explains one big problem with these regimens
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
This team of doctors reveals how to avoid a massive pitfall in making new drugs
Julia Liu, RaKetra Snipes and The Conversation
Mind and Body
This common mosquito-borne virus can be deadly — and researchers don’t know enough about it
Rebecca Trout Fryxell and The Conversation
Science
Younger adults aren’t getting boosted — here’s why that could be a huge problem
Neil Mabbott and The Conversation
Science
This household appliance could be filling your home with invisible health hazards
Jonathan Levy and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Is that a piece of cake? Here's how your brain knows something is food
Miriam Fauzia
Innovation
AI can now detect pancreatic cancer better than radiologists
Sofia Quaglia
Mind and Body
Low booster rates can have serious ripple effects. Get your shot ASAP
Andrew Stokes, Dielle Lundberg, Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, Rafeya Raquib and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Covid-19 boosters: Immunologists answer 5 key questions about the new shots
Prakash Nagarkatti, Mitzi Nagarkatti and The Conversation
Innovation
This technology listens to your breath to diagnose early-stage Parkinson's disease
Miriam Fauzia
Science
Racial disparities in Covid-19 booster shots have deadly consequences
Andrew Stokes, Dielle Lundberg, Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, Rafeya Raquib and The Conversation
Science
Your eyes move along with your dreams — at least in mice
Massimo Scanziani, Yuta Senzai and The Conversation
Science
Viruses and bacteria can team up in the worst possible way
The Conversation and Hayley Muendlein
Mind and Body
Do detox foot pads work? An immunologist explains a huge flaw with the wellness trend
Katie MacBride
Innovation
Scientists just bypassed millions of years’ worth of evolution in mice
Charles Q. Choi
Entertainment
'House of the Dragon' Episode 2's maggot scene is scientifically accurate
Dais Johnston
Mind and Body
Should you get a Covid-19 booster now, or wait until the fall?
Miriam Fauzia
Science
Alzheimer's disease has no cure — but unproven treatments claim otherwise
Nick Keppler
Innovation
This high-tech contact lens could diagnose cancer — and maybe treat it, too
Molly Glick
Mind and Body
Psilocybin therapy reduces heavy drinking by up to 83 percent in landmark trial
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
One common ingredient could be damaging your gut bacteria — study
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Monkeypox risk in schools: Here's what parents need to know
Katie MacBride
Science
Do at-home microbiome tests aid gut health? A microbiologist tried 3 kits to find out
Benjamin Wolfe and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Are period cramps normal? What hurts, what helps, and when to see a doctor
Katie MacBride
Science
Male fertility may decline dramatically with age — here’s what you need to know
Caroline Law and The Conversation
Science
Locked-in syndrome reveals a surprising truth about happiness
Jonathan Moens and Undark
Innovation
Scientists made synthetic embryos — and created an ethical dilemma
Julian Savulescu, Christopher Gyngell, Tsutomu Sawai and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Fugitive gut bacteria can disrupt our immune system. Here's how we can capture them
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
This new gel-like toothpaste could be the future of dental care
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Who should get the monkeypox vaccine? Here's how to find out
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Pig collagen helped restore eyesight in people who were blind — study
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
What scientists know — and don’t know — about the Langya virus
Miriam Fauzia
Innovation
A small robot on the ISS will practice performing surgery in space
Doris Elín Urrutia
Innovation
This breakthrough stem-cell therapy could reverse genetic blindness
Charles Q. Choi
Mind and Body
This popular anti-aging goo can help regrow muscle — study
Miriam Fauzia
Mind and Body
Bacteria-eating virus cocktails may effectively treat gut inflammation — study
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Genetically engineered gut bacteria boost long-term metabolic health — mouse study
Allison Parshall