Repurposing medications could let us treat intractable illnesses
James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo share the Nobel Prize for their work on harnessing the cancer patient's own immune system to destroy tumors.
Christine Blasey Ford's professional expertise came into play during her testimony regarding the Supreme Court nomination.
Researchers begin to explore the unique cloud of airborne microbes and chemicals that surrounds each of us
Patterning a surface with tiny stripes of ice prevents frost formation on the rest of the surface—a technique that could keep planes or roads frost-free. Christopher Intagliata reports...
Researchers have designed a musical instrument that can detect counterfeit drugs by the pitch of its notes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Believers in chemtrails say those trails are actually clouds of chemicals used by the government for nefarious purposes. But as Carl Sagan says, “extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof”...
Beef for dinner—without killing animals or the environment
A few very brief reports about science and technology from around the globe.
Gymnemic acid binds to the taste receptors on your tongue that perceive sweetness. As a result, it makes sweet things taste a lot less sweet
A refreshing science activity from Science Buddies
As Trump calls for new bomb production, the administration cuts safety board access to nuclear facilities
Interview: Joan Argetsinger Steitz weighs in on #MeToo and working with James Watson
Up to 10,000 bugs could be deployed
Its health system lacks the capacity to respond to attacks that use high-powered modern weapons
Argan oil helps to protect yeasts from harsh industrial processes
Could psychedelics lead to improved antidepressant or antianxiety therapies?
Taking apart the internal combustion engine reveals our collective genius
Analysis finds prenatal exposure to the pesticide is associated with a higher risk of severe autism with intellectual impairment
A bubbly science activity from Science Buddies