Contrary to some Republican presidential candidates, public health experts say there should not be any travel or trade restrictions because of the virus
Before developing perceptual constancy, three- to four-month-old babies have a striking ability to see image differences that are invisible to adults. They lose this superior skill around the age of five months
An in-depth analysis of clinical trials reveals widespread underreporting of negative side effects, including suicide attempts and aggressive behavior
There can be substantial trade-offs between seeking happiness and seeking meaning in life
Despite what you'll often read, the Nobel prizewinning nuclear physicist never suggested that aliens don't exist
Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the middle of supper to run around the table, I think to myself, “those young mitochondria.” Mitochondria are our cells’ energy dynamos.
The virgin births of several male Komodo dragons at two English zoos might provide one explanation why Jesus was not a clone of Mary
The mosquito-borne disease is spreading across the globe and has been linked to alarming birth defects and an autoimmune disease that can cause paralysis. Scientific American has been tracking the dengue-like illness since fall 2015
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The National Zoo released video of its newest panda, five-month-old Bei Bei, taking his first steps outside. Last month video of Bei Bei's father, Tian Tian, frolicking in the snow went viral.