During the 19th century, quack “doctors” outnumbered legitimate ones three to one. The reasons people are attracted to quackery remain with us today.
A recent paper provides evidence that the Tuskegee Syphilis Study reduced the life expectancy of African-American men.
Food preservatives are a major part of how we live now. But who invented them?
Laterality, or left-right orientation, takes years to master. A surprising percentage of adults struggle telling left from right, including some surgeons.
Consumers looking to make a healthier choice need to consider that "fast casual" restaurants aren't always better than fast food.
British physicist-turned-biologist Francis Crick discovered the structure of DNA 100 years ago. Crick had a convoluted route to this important discovery.
Neuroscientists have discovered how memory is stored–and backed up–in the brain.
The White House has announced the "microbiome moonshot" – a push to understand the human microbiome.
There might be a reason why being out in nature can put you in a naturally better mood. A new study researched the psychological benefits of ocean views.
A biotech company wants to use stem cell therapy to restore neurological function in patients who have been declared braindead.