Drugs that stifle acute inflammation may prevent the body from healing properly.
Disulfiram is an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of chronic alcoholism. It might also serve as anti-anxiety medication.
And debate over it started soon after.
Experts believe they could cut the time it takes a rocket to reach Mars by up to 25%, shaving about two months off the trip.
Scientific journals, which are supposed to be the sacred scriptures of academia, are often full of shoddy research and misinformation.
After the 2011 Fukushima disaster, it was Germany, not Japan, that cracked down most severely on nuclear power plants.
Counterintuitively, directly combating misinformation online can spread it further. A different approach is needed.
Altos Labs, a new biotech firm with $3 billion in funding, has announced plans to combat aging. But what does that mean for human life span, exactly?
Immune booster or pure torture?
Televising the coronation was thought to be an affront to the dignity of the event.
Fear-mongering is now a billion-dollar industry.
Diversity training is easy to get wrong. Here's how to build an effective program.
A toxicological study shows that the victims of human sacrifice consumed coca leaves and ayahuasca before they were killed, but not for reasons we originally thought.
There has been a dramatic increase in abuse and misuse.
In the name of fighting horrific crimes, Apple threatens to open Pandora's box.
For a long time, important events could only be visualized retroactively through paintings. Photography allowed us to capture history as — or sometimes even before — it happened.
Is there victory in defeat?
Time runs backward there. Other physicists are not convinced.
Both journalists have put themselves in danger to shed light on corruption and abuses of power in their home countries.
To Vladimir Putin, a young KGB colonel at the time, the decision was a colossal mistake.
Assume we can make new thylacines, mammoths, diprotodons, or sabre-tooth cats. Great. Now where do we put them?
More people are looking up panic and anxiety attacks in quarantine.