There are pros and cons to owning a pet as a marginalized individual.
An evolutionary biologist explains why you probably won't grow a tail.
Online Shinto communities have existed since the birth of the internet as we know it.
"I was part of the surgical team that conducted the first pig-to-human heart transplant in a living patient."
While there is more to North Korean cinema than meets the eye, the country’s film industry ultimately amounts to little more than a mouthpiece for the ruling Kim dynasty.
Livestock now outweighs wild mammals and birds ten-fold.
Photosynthesis is powerful but very inefficient. Humans can improve on this biochemical process to help the planet.
Painkillers have nasty side effects, such as organ damage or addiction. Researchers have discovered a new drug that may cause none of these.
The only doubts are completely unreasonable. Where did the virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, come from? Over the past few weeks, there’s been a tremendous push — largely among politicians but also […]
The book "The Genesis Machine" outlines the promise and peril of synthetic biology, a powerful tool that will allow us to program life like a computer.
Human organs don't always show up where doctors expect.
An emerging field studies parasites that take over the nervous system of a host.
And could Earth-based life provide the seeds for biology elsewhere? Today, on Earth, there’s an enormous variety and diversity of life on our planet. Every single surviving lifeform appears, in […]
Yorkicystis lived during the “Cambrian explosion,” 539 million to 485 million years ago – hundreds of million years before the dinosaurs.
Scientists do not know what is causing the overabundance of the gas.
Pfizer's vaccine needs to be kept at -100°F until it's administered. Can caregivers deliver?
Donate a kidney now, and your loved one will have priority status if they need one later.
The Human Genome Project put together 92% of our DNA blueprint. Here's what it took to complete the rest.
Theoretical physicist Geoffrey West explains the science behind a unique hypothesis.
Americans don't like to ride the bus. There are ways to fix that.
We pretend as if economic sanctions are a peaceful way to coerce others into behaving. In reality, they are a potent tool of modern warfare.
More than pay or advancement, people are seeking a better fit between their own and corporate values.
Intrapreneurs tap into the spirit of entrepreneurialism to innovate and find personal meaning at work, but organizations need to celebrate their efforts more.