A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Science of the Union.
New rules allow for creation of new stem cell lines, and the use of older lines
New research takes a look at food label claims since 1989 and shows how influential legislation can be.
It's not going to cause massive worldwide epidemics
How do you tell if a flu is dangerous enough to bring down the Olympics? Map diseases in real-time, throughout the entire country
A deadly outbreak of cholera followed the 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti three years ago this week. Jonathan Katz, the only American fulltime staff reporter stationed in Haiti at the time, explains what caused the outbreak--and why it was anything but inevitable.
It's not just useless crap.
Does red wine make you live longer? Do bras cause cancer? Is sugar as addictive as cocaine and heroin? We uncover what headline-grabbing scientific studies really mean for your health
It's 3 AM, that phone is ringing; will their records back their claims?
His rulings in six previous cases can give us some idea.
Researchers can access a treasure trove of genetic analyses from 100,000 elderly Californians
Kits that make gene editing available to the general public raise questions about safety and accessibility
What we have here is a failure to communicate
Re-framing environmental rhetoric so it appeals to conservatives can really work, a study finds.
Suchi Saria is one of the 10 most brilliant people of 2016
Jacob Ward, editor-in-chief of Popular Science, explains why he's excited for 2013.
It's the first step to bringing the super grain to the masses
What exactly is going on?
A new generation of manned subs explores our deepest oceans
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