The measure of thermal energy expended by exercise was adapted from the study of explosives and engines.
With BPA gone from many plastic products, researchers are concerned about other environmental chemicals, which might cause reproductive harm.
Can environmental law help contain viruses that spill over from animal to human populations?
You've heard about all the microscopic plastic in our water supply. But did you know there are ways to limit how much you ingest?
Scientists have found that sometimes people infected with measles later develop "immune amnesia": their bodies don't remember being sick, even with other viruses.
Our ideas about surgically “correcting” intersex conditions go back to a shift in the profession of surgery seven centuries ago.
The federal government pushed the improvement of emergency services from several directions in the 60s and 70s.
We won't solve all of the pressing environmental problems, but we can help mitigate some.
Brain organoids could be the key to understanding brain diseases, which is why we should think carefully about how far we are prepared to take them.
A new CDC report warns: “Stop referring to a coming post-antibiotic era—it’s already here.” Contrast that to a 1944 article on the promise of penicillin.