It took 13 years for an international group of scientists to sequence the human genome. Today, genetic research faces new hurdles.
Why the CDC may update its guidance on masking, plus more science news stories from the week.
The nation’s first presidential appointee for energy justice talks moving to clean energy, without leaving the most vulnerable behind.
European settlers took the land that became the National Bison Range from Native Americans. In December, that land was given back.
In a new book, Annalee Newitz looks to some of the greatest ancient civilizations around the world to discover the rise and fall of urban centers.
Vaccines are being tested against new variants of the coronavirus. Here’s what the latest data are telling us.
The placenta is the only organ that can be grown temporarily and then discarded—but it’s hard to study while it’s doing its job.