• When It Comes to Brain Tumors, a Patient’s Sex Matters

    Male and female tumors are different. Researchers are now hoping to exploit these sex-specific differences to treat brain cancer. This might improve survival for everyone.

  • 15 Best Chemistry Sets for Kids: The Ultimate List

  • Steven Avery Administered Brain Fingerprinting Test

  • SpaceX Live Stream: Watch Webcast About the Moon Flight

  • Rivers Flood Often During Hurricanes, but Get Less Attention Than Coastlines

  • Petrichor: Why You Can Smell Rain

    A weather expert explains where petrichor – that pleasant, earthy scent that accompanies a storm's first raindrops – comes from.

  • Why We Need Helium More Than Ever 150 Years After Its Discovery

  • Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Could Curb Disease Transmission

  • Tons of Plastic Trash Enter the Great Lakes Every Year – Where Does It Go?

  • Kelvin Droegemeier: A Respected Scientist Joins Trump’s White House

  • Could Different Cultures Teach Us Something About Dementia?

    More than 16 million people in the U.S. take care of people with dementia. Could we learn something from how other cultures view dementia as more of a social disease rather than a lonely one?

  • The Infantilization of Western Culture

  • What Elephants’ Unique Brain Structures Suggest About Their Mental Abilities

  • Why Vaccine Opponents Think They Know More Than Medical Experts

  • Humans Gave Leprosy to Armadillos – Now They Are Giving It Back to Us

  • Designed to Deceive: How Gambling Distorts Reality & Hooks Your Brain

  • Dewayne Johnson: What’s Next After Jury Finds Monsanto Liable in Roundup Cancer Trial

  • Breast Implants to Ice Cube Trays: How Silicone Took Over Our Kitchens

  • Toxic Red Tide: What’s Causing Florida’s Algae Crisis?

  • Climate Change & Wildfires: How Do We Know If There’s a Link?

    With California suffering another devastating wildfire year, more people are wondering about whether and how global warming is contributing.

  • CRISPR & ‘Genome Vandalism: What We Know

  • Genetic Testing: Should I Get Tested for Alzheimer’s Risk?

  • Does Monsanto’s Roundup Cause Cancer?

  • How Summer & Diet Damage Your DNA & What You Can Do

  • Are We Alone? The Question Is Worthy of Serious Scientific Study

    Are we alone? Do aliens exist? Those questions are worthy of serious scientific study.

  • Milking Cows for Data – Not Just Dairy Products

  • Extreme Stress in Childhood Is Toxic to Your DNA

  • Is Being Hangry a Real Thing? Here’s the Science Behind the Feeling

  • Should I Kill Spiders in My Home? An Entomologist Explains Why Not To

  • Guillermo Haro: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Learn all about today's Google Doodle, Guillermo Haro, and watch a documentary about him that his son, Felipe, produced.