Researchers uncover a molecular link between obesity and memory deficits in mice—as well as a potential treatment
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
A new study of mild concussions in Canadian adults suggests the risks are even higher for recreational injuries
Because the science is settled there is no need for more basic research, the government says
A controversial study with a surprising finding
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
Infographic of the Week
The universe is a noisy place, but we didn’t always have the right ears to hear the sounds. Until now.