A link between affinity for a drug and susceptibility to a condition
Deadly fake drugs are everywhere. Here's the new tech to bust them.
It's not just useless crap.
Your cellphone does not in itself cause cancer. But in the daily sea of radiation we all travel, there may be subtler dangers at work, and science is only just beginning to understand how they can come to affect people like Per Segerbäck so intensely
Obesity is booming, yet there are only two medications approved for long-term weight loss. Why is it so hard to make a diet pill that works? For one thing, evolution hates diets
But the long-term effects of prolonged cellphone use require further study—and will spark fresh controversy
Is pure MDMA "absolutely" safe, as a Canadian health official claimed last year?
Society has been fighting the plague of addictions without knowing how drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol hot-wire the brain's pleasure response. Now researchers may be closing in on a magic bullet.
This week's Newsweek proclaims that "Heaven Is Real"--a neurologist concludes it after a near-death experience. But how much do we know about those experiences?
Far out, man
A man-made, pure-white compound called Oxycyte carries oxygen 50 times as effectively as our own blood. Researchers are betting that itâ€™s the best way to treat Americaâ€™s leading cause of accidental death: traumatic brain injury
Scientists still aren't sure why brain training only works for some people.
Now that recreational marijuana is legal in two states, lawmakers and law enforcement have to grapple with how best to deal with cannabis-impaired drivers.
We unearth the latest research that definitely, positively proves what you knew alreadyâ€”and tell you why it matters
Or at least keep your teeth cavity-free. A growing chorus of medical researchers say our bacteria-killing zealotry is misguided. Instead of fighting bugs, they argue, we should train them to do our bidding and then set them loose in our bodies. The trouble is keeping them there
A new understanding of brain chemistry could usher in an age of biologically enhanced humans
We may have more in common with invertebrates than we thought.
Neuroscience: A Swedish study links mobile phones to brain damage. In rats, anyway.
Related: Can cats get high on marijuana?
People in the control group always realize they're just playing Tetris for hours.