The vote was nonbinding and now moves to a five-person board
Voters sent some strong signals on marijuana use and assisted suicide
The employee noticed a tear in protective clothing, and has been offered an experimental vaccine
A new report shows that it poses the greatest risk to health for women aged 18 to 44—and indigenous women have it the worst
Scientists are turning the infectious bloodsuckers into allies in the global war on disease
By treating it as a public health problem, Baltimore is saving lives
Facebook users in California had slightly better health outcomes than nonusers, even after controlling for other factors. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Some worry that saponins in quinoa can damage your intestines. But is there evidence to support these claims?
The drug-resistant fungus is often fatal and can be difficult to identify
A single genetic alteration may have increased the virus’s transmissibility and boosted its killing power
Plenty of sex, lies and videotape, but silence on pressing science policy issues from the presidential aspirants
Two years ago there was a large U.S. outbreak of 120 reported cases
A series of popular science articles have recently been touting the health benefits of tattoos, specifically their ability to boost your immune system. But is a little ink really the cure for the common cold? ...
A new review finds independent researchers arrive at very different conclusions
The progressive neurological disorder involves inflammation in the brain
Considering the Other Costs of the Global Food Crisis: How Escalating Prices Contributed to Shifts in Culture, Diet and Labor
A recent report examines how the global food crisis of 2007–11 altered eating habits, work and social lives in communities worldwide
Scientific American rates the presidential candidates on 20 science questions
Weeks after infection mice had shrunken testicles and lower levels of sex hormones
The approach is popular for treating achy joints and muscles, but hard evidence is lacking
In precision medicine era legacy gifts of patient brain tissue reveal disease mechanisms and new therapeutic approaches