The psychology behind your love of twists and turns.
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
Babies' genomes hold clues that can save their lives, but that same information could be used in far less noble ways. Where should we draw the line?
Possible hints of the consequences of a long-term Soylent diet
Real-time immune attack could pinpoint new interventions, thanks to a new procedure
The ability to reprogram the immune system is one of the most sought-after goals in medicine. Now researchers are closer than ever to pulling it off in patients with Type 1 diabetes, one of whom happens to be our correspondent
Researchers are teasing out the ways we perceive flavor, from our tongue to our nose to the genes that dictate how we taste food. In the process, they're uncovering exactly which flavors will transform a dish into an offer you can't refuse
The author subjects himself to genetic tests, scans and other high-tech diagnostics to report on how the trend toward "personalized medicine" will affect us
In the escalating arms race between battery power and consumption, The Cells are losing to The Gadgetsâ€”Big time. Question is, can the chemists catch up to the engineers?
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Japanese "Life Beans" project aims to ease monitoring for diabetics
A 2mm-wide implant keeps tabs on blood sugar.
After one treatment, beagles were symptom-free up to four years later.
Evidence suggests sugar substitutes aggravate diabetes and obesity.
Cancer-killing nanoparticles, fat-fighting nucleic acids and more breakthroughs set to transform health care
A milestone in personalized medicine