An unprecedented study in Bangladesh could reveal how malnutrition, poor sanitation and other challenges make their mark on child development
Too many men are getting testosterone for the wrong reasons
Anesthesia may have lingering side effects on the brain, even years after an operation
Researchers reevaluate the safety of radiation used in medical imaging
A graphical accounting of the limits to what one planet can provide
Trade bans may fail, but fishing management agencies have other strategies, too, including those proved to work
Unearthing Anthrax's Dirty Secret: Its Mysterious Survival Skills May Rely on Help from Viruses--and Earthworms
Researchers find that viruses infecting anthrax and other Bacillus bacteria control its growth both in the soil and in earthworms--and uncover possible new reservoirs for the age-old scourge
Vitamin C increases the production of induced stem cells
Freeloading Flap: Mediterranean Seabirds That Scrounge Off Fishing Boats Have a Smaller Foraging Range
Shearwater birds around Spain's Balearic Islands fly shorter distances in their search for a meal during times they have access to fishery throwaways
NEW YORK—The inspiring story of Erin Brockovich's legal battle with Pacific Gas and Electric Company for contaminating drinking water ended with a $333-million settlement to families in Hinkley, Calif., exposed to the company's hexavalent chromium waste, not to mention blockbuster acclaim for Brockovitch.
One of the first lessons that girls often learn in elementary school is that boys are better at math.
Although this incorrect lesson is certainly not part of the curriculum, first- and second-grade teachers, who are predominately female and math-averse, communicate that math is not their strong suit to some female students, according to a study published January 25 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .
Researchers use a brain-scanning technique to find differences in the neural connections of PTSD patients that could help researchers understand and treat the disorder
Researchers develop a new model to describe the correlation between wetland water levels and temperature, and methane production
A new approach to probe ancient regions of the genome suggests early human populations were scarce
Reports in the past several years have shown that male circumcision can reduce HIV transmission risk by up to 60 percent, so some African governments have since been trying to promote the procedure among young adults.
The Iranian media blamed the U.S. and Israel for the assassination of an Iranian physicist. When misinformed, is the public really convinced?
The results of the first randomized controlled trial looking at the effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) are out, and they fail to support the therapy sought by many amateur and professional athletes alike, including Tiger Woods.
The first microbiome study of the penis offers some clues as to why removing foreskin cuts the risk of HIV infection in circumcised men