The body electrician
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?
Fossils and molecular genetics are just some of the tools researchers have used to answer questions about the history of the human species
Awed at the pace of technological advances, a faction of geeky writers believes our world is about to change so radically that envisioning what comes next is nearly impossible.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
Durum wheat's genome will help scientists make the crop hardier.
It's time to think about who has your data.
It's the first step to bringing the super grain to the masses
Running is in our DNA, but training for a marathon is a careful mix of muscle, mental, and technological strength.
The Ig Nobel Prizes are in! Here are the winners of the strangest science awards of the year.
Your DNA holds the secrets of your ancestry, and at least a dozen companies offer to crack the code. But there's more than a bit of hype here.
Looking to boost your science smarts? First test your IQ organ, then follow our 6-point brain regimen. Soon you'll be crunching bogus claims and citing stats with the best.
The Fraser fir is an ideal Christmas tree, but it could always use improvement. One tree scientist is making them stronger and hardier.
The challenge of synchronizing rovers on Mars with their drivers on Earth
Controversial theorist Aubrey de Grey insists that we are within reach of an engineered cure for aging. Are you prepared to live forever?
A new understanding of brain chemistry could usher in an age of biologically enhanced humans
How a furry-convention-attending, Midwestern-accented fox owner teamed up with a bizarre Floridian exotic animal importer and a Soviet geneticist to bring pet foxes to your living room.
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A new study seeks to explain why domestic cows around the world are less fertile now than they were a generation ago.
Pets provide significant relief from college's unique stress factors