For decades, the U.S. medical establishment has adhered to a legally recognized standard for death. Why not for the inception of life?
A celebration of the science knowledge and storytelling talent behind the new book, Vagina Obscura—plus a whole lotta joy.
A study finds friars in medieval Cambridge may have had more intestinal parasites than common residents.
Researchers are broadcasting recorded bird calls to try to bring secretive rails to prime habitat where they can feed and mate.
Urban wildlife is much cooler and more diverse than they get credit for.
Current diagnostic tests only determine if patients had the disease, not current infections. Microbiologist Pete Gwynne wants to change that.
From land-mine sniffing rats to to the mice in your backyard, biologist Danielle Lee is asking big questions about how ecology shapes behavior.
A growing body of openly autistic scientists are using their expertise and their own experiences to help shape the future of autism research.
Mandatory cuts to water use along the Colorado River could lead to cuts in power generation.
Seagrass is the bedrock of the marine food chain. That makes it an important habitat to protect.
Rishab Jain combines his passions for artificial intelligence and biotech to build a more efficient model for producing prescription drugs.
NASA’s lunar rocket will see its first launch opportunity on August 29th, officially starting the Artemis program’s era of space exploration.
A new school year brings new challenges for parents and pediatricians, as viruses continue to complicate back-to-school planning.
Microbiologist Joseph Osmundson takes a deeper look at what it means to be ill—and what it means to live with illness.