Featured by Sara Chodosh
This incredibly rare orchid survives by making male beetles horny
When a species is a rare as the Disa forficaria, pollination requires some creativity.
COVID-19 vaccines are working in the real world
Here's everything you need to know this week.
Keto weight loss is mostly a sham
The fat-heavy diet is good for some diseases, but not as a general weight-loss practice.
Sorry, but artificial sweeteners won’t help you lose weight
Quit now while you still can.
5 heart-healthy foods—and 2 to absolutely avoid
If it feels hard to keep up with nutritional advice, don’t worry—cardiologists are here to help.
A low-carb diet doesn’t guarantee weight loss
Experts can’t agree on how to measure caloric effects on metabolism.
4 benefits of eating mushrooms
A mushrooming list of reasons to embrace fungi.
High-fructose corn syrup vs. sugar: Which is actually worse?
Many of us believe some kinds of sugar are healthier.
How much protein do you really need?
Athletes do need more protein—but that doesn’t necessarily mean you need supplements.
How to season a cast iron pan
You season and reseason for a reason.