A series of energy revolutions—some natural, some technological—built upon one another to give us our rich, diverse biosphere.
The national park wouldn’t let him collect rocks for research.
The dangerous opioid is forcing police and forensic-lab workers to invent new ways to protect themselves.
Should scientists give results to participants in research studies if they haven’t been validated in a clinical lab?
The incident is only part of the slow-motion deterioration of one of the country's most contaminated places.
Homo naledi was alive between 236,000 and 335,000 years ago, which complicates the story of human evolution.
The first-ever research into period-tracking apps suggests women want less gendered options.
The pork industry has always been creative about finding uses for pig byproducts.
A Congressional hearing on a bill to revive the Yucca Mountain facility pits Nevadans against everyone else.
… and other evolutionary questions for an anthropologist who studies ancient teeth.
How do long, white filaments grow out of barren rock?
… and that’s a big problem for medical marijuana research.
The project seized on one of the most romantic fantasies of synthetic biology.
The mess made me appreciate good toothpaste-tube design.
There's a lot of money to be made in gene-editing technology.
The unusual success of KSL Classifieds
“We’ve had patients tell us they take 400 to 500 tablets day … They put it in a blender and make a smoothie and drink it over one or two hours.”
He’s the same scientist who inspired Jurassic Park.
Bioethicists studying a small program in Dallas were surprised by what they found.
An interview with the CDC’s scientific photographer