One might change the way we treat cancer for good.
Earth's yellow sun is the source of its power.
To block the rays damaging clothes or outdoor furniture
New research uncovers unusual benefits of vitamin D
High-tech health care isn't just for hospitals. For some of the most innovative advances soon to come, check your bathroom
E. coli bacteria are all over our skin -- why not modify them to help us out?
Sometimes our biggest fear is not knowing what to fear most. Fortunately, the weird science of risk analysis can teach us to judge better and fear smarter
Every day we're exposed to thousands of man-made chemicals, some of which seep into our bodies and remain there for decades. What that means for our health, we don't fully understand--but I subjected myself to a battery of new tests in search of answers
Examining 8 promising methods of male contraception in development. Happy Father's Day!
Tiny nanoparticles are a huge part of our lives, for better or for worse.
Studies heralding the health benefits of our most sinful indulgences are a dime a dozen. But are they ever for real?
Short answer: They're trying!
Because life will go on tomorrow, and you should be informed.
This mobile-phone system helps you choose a sunscreen and tells you when to reapply
Bill Andrews has spent two decades unlocking the molecular mechanisms of aging. His mission: to extend the human life span to 150 years--or die trying
How the presidential candidates get science wrong
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
And cigarette smokers get a free mutation in every pack
We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
Scientific shots that just might change your definition of "masterpiece"
Who is the weakest link? We all are when it comes to science, says new research -- especially women.
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one