Leading scientists present their 2020 visions
A reanalysis by a second research group suggests a 2011 study that used EEG to detect consciousness in three vegetative patients was fooled by randomness.
Mark Zuckerberg and fellow tech leaders fund annual prizes worth $22 million
Grocery stores may look a little different.
Well, that settles that
Are poinsettias really toxic? Can you cure that eggnog hangover? These and other holiday myths put to rest
PopSci learns, over the decades, that cocaine anesthesia, radioactive drinking water, and cryogenic cancer treatments are actually not good for your health
Doctors can do HARM to prevent disease
The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.
It's impressive researchers have managed to conduct even that many studies.
San Diego's medical-tech innovations include making defibrillators as common as fire extinguishers
A system of visual icons could cut down on doctors' mistakes
What is...Toronto (General Hospital)?
The Wellcome Awards go to the most amazing medical imagery of the year, from closeups of the moth fly to extremely off-putting images of the brain
Tiny, super-powerful beams test the toughness of living cells
Think of the children! Or at least the medical students—and their future patients.
A refitted cyclotron could solve the shortage of Tc-99m, an isotope used in medical imaging.
Is laughter the best medicine?