Geneticist James Watson apologized for his inflammatory remarks linking race and intelligence, telling an audience at the Royal Society of London: "To all those who have drawn the inference from my words that Africa, as a continent, is somehow genetically inferior, I can only apologize unreservedly...
Nothing like stirring the pot--not to mention selling books--with an incendiary claim, in this case that one race is intellectually superior to another.
A purpose for the appendix, The rain on Titan falls mainly on Xanadu and more—
Smart milk, Real crocodile tears, Bush says "no" to kids, Toy blocks build language skills, and more
New study: Pregnant women with gestational diabetes have a greater chance of having obese offspring, but treatment can cut risk
A new study finds that loading up on the stimulant may enhance the thinking of older women
Congressional advocates move to expand federal embryonic research in face of presidential veto; survey shows most fertility patients would likely donate unused embryos to cause
Elias Zerhouni charges that a ban on federal funding of research on new embryonic stem cell lines hurts science and the nation
You bet. But if it seems earlier than usual, that's because it is. Why—and could its early arrival cause techno glitches on the order of Y2K?
New study shows that Restylane injections do more than just temporarily fill in the lines
Your boss may balk, but a new study shows that getting some midday shut-eye could be heart-healthy
New study shows that an adult brain's visual cortex can be retrained, which could help people with "lazy" eye see crowded letters more clearly.
Organization offers Samoas, Thin Mints and the rest of the bunch sans artery-clogging trans fats
Apparently not. New research says there's no proof of its supposed anti-aging powers
Patients who undergo tandem heart bypass and carotid endarterectomy surgery have a greater chance of dying
Senate is expected to follow suit, but President Bush has threatened a veto
New study shows that women with chronic headaches are more prone to major depression