Featured by Donavyn Coffey
How cold is space, and how hot is the sun?
We live in a universe of extremes.
The only real way to detox your body
Get rid of those toxins the scientific way.
Whale earwax holds the ocean’s deepest secrets
Icky marine relics make it clear we have a lasting impact on all animals in the sea.
Melting ice probably isn’t causing extreme winter weather, but there is a connection
Understanding the link between the loss of arctic sea ice and winter weather is key.
Recent wildfire smoke was so devastating, scientists used it to study nuclear winter
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Doctors altered a person’s genes with CRISPR for the first time in the U.S. Here’s what could be next.
A woman with sickle cell anemia had her genes edited to make normal functioning red blood cells.
Marijuana during pregnancy might be as dangerous as alcohol
But there’s still a lot we don’t know.
Why you really, really, really shouldn’t shower or swim with your contacts in
You could lose your vision to an infection.
Menstrual cups are just as safe and effective as tampons—and far cheaper
Despite a long history of use, menstrual cups still get far less attention than pads and tampons.
Nutrition advice for babies and toddlers has been fraught with errors. That’s about to change.
The 2020 dietary guidelines will include recommendations on what to feed Americans under age two.