New research suggests air pollution may cost the US $700 billion dollars—more than transitioning to clean energy would cost.
60 years after the introduction of the pill, we look at the effect of contraceptives—and how much progress has actually been made.
Systemic racism directly affects the health of marginalized communities, and it may be the cause of early health issues in Black Americans.
Plus more science news for the week, including the chemical linked to Beirut’s explosions.
Scientists search for tiny but mighty bacteria with medical value.
Deep in the Peruvian Amazon, biochemist Rosa Vásquez Espinoza investigates the medicinal properties of microbes flowing in a sacred boiling river.