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11 views of the microscopic world in brilliant detail
Our favorites from the 2021 Nikon's Small World awards.
What 20 years of screening 9/11 first responders for health risks has taught us
They were the first at the scene on 9/11. Twenty years later, they're helping us learn the long-term health consequences.
Roundup is finally going to be made without glyphosate in the US
A litany of studies and lawsuits claim that the herbicide's main ingredient is carcinogenic, even as some agencies insist it isn't.
What to know about the controversial tobacco scientist who wants to ban e-cigarettes
Stanton Glantz's crusade against vaping has some critics—and former allies—questioning his research.
How a Nobel Prize winner spread the vitamin C myth
Linus Pauling was a genius. He also spread a pervasive myth that's lasted for decades.
These popular pet lizards may hold the key to studying skin cancer
A gene responsible for a lemony leopard gecko color morph is also linked to melanoma in humans.
4 benefits of eating mushrooms
A mushrooming list of reasons to embrace fungi.
The heated debate over skin cancer screenings, explained
A new paper calls for a halt to skin cancer screenings in the general population. Some physicians vehemently disagree.
Popular Science’s favorite stories of 2020
13 staff recommendations worth revisiting.
The case for rethinking how we use cancer drugs
Lower doses could save more lives, some oncologists say.