A hotter planet could change the relationship among infectious agents, their hosts and the human body’s defense mechanisms
The 1918 influenza pandemic and 2002–2003 SARS outbreak suggest social distancing measures, communication and international cooperation are the most effective methods to slow COVID-19...
Researchers examine the old adage that birth order plays a significant role in shaping who we are
A look at whether people whose minds drift away easily, such as those with the disorder, are more likely to come up with original ideas
Though we might be drawn to people who have physical commonalities with us and therefore our parents, findings say this claim is far from scientific
A noted pediatrician and advocate for immigrant children says the effects will last well beyond the separation
A new map of the Milky Way will improve understanding of stellar physics—and ultimately of our galaxy’s entire history
The president-elect could initiate a massive transformation of health care—including birth control funding. But without a replacement plan ready, lawmakers may hesitate to repeal Obamacare anytime soon...
Stricter laws under a Trump administration will hamper safe care, but could spur more private money for reproductive health
A short poem, inspired by the detection of gravitational waves
With a prosthetic, one side of the brain could control both sides of the body
Education delays dementia, but memory declines faster once it hits