Male circumcision-derived skin-rejuvenator injections in U.K. have yet to be approved in U.S.
200 years after the birth of Charles Darwin, his theory of evolution still clashes with the creationist beliefs of some organized religions. For him personally, it meant the end of his belief in creation by God
What is the environmental impact of all those flowers given on Valentine's Day?
In part 2 of this special Darwin Day podcast, Hofstra University religion professor John Teehan discusses the study of religion from an evolutionary psychology perspective
In part 1 of this special Darwin Day podcast, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Darwin on February 12th, Richard Milner performs part of his one-man show about Darwin; Scientific American Editor in Chief John Rennie and Darwin descendant Matthew Chapman read from The Origin of Species; and Chapman talks about his book 40 Days and 40 Nights, about the Dover intelligent design trial as well as about his efforts to get presidential candidates to discuss science--a project called ScienceDebate
A 1991 Westinghouse finalist practices "pure medicine" in Birmingham, Ala., and Granada, Nicaragua
Does one major volcanic eruption generate more climate-altering gas than that produced by humans in their entire history?
Victims of a disorder called neglect just don't get the whole picture
Studies show how adult brains can be rewired back to a younger state
Afraid of crumbling when it counts? Try not to think so hard.
Scientists unlock our brain's ability to perceive depth
The evolution of the most powerful idea in science, originated by a man who was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809. Here's how Darwin's theory survives, thrives and reshapes the world
An "interview" with Charles Darwin in which he describes how he became a student of nature, his initiation into the theory of evolution, and his religious scruples. It seemed he knew the trouble he was getting into
On the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birthday two myths persist about evolution and natural selection
New study looks to tabulate the extent of intelligent extraterrestrial life
A new interactive database, including a timeline showing how human fetuses develop, displays scientific data about controversial chemicals in a graphic way
Innovative counseling programs in developing countries are repairing the psyches of civil war survivors and depressed mothers alike
To contain U.S. disease outbreaks spread by prairie dogs to ferrets, it's Kazakhstan's giant gerbils to the rescue
In a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers found that high absolute humidity can help kill flu virus particles in a given environment. Adam Hinterthuer reports
A new study suggests that the location of a recollection in the brain varies based on how old that recollection is