Nobel laureates, a new congresswoman and others urge raising taxes on the ultrawealthy to counter surging inequality...
Johnson & Johnson has submitted its esketamine for regulatory approval, but researchers still don't understand how the fast-acting antidepressant lifts moods
The incidence of foodborne illness could jump in a warming world, due to an increase in housefly activity. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Kent State epidemiologist Tara Smith talks about vaccines, recent preventable measles outbreaks and her 2017 journal article on vaccine rejection.
Trump’s plan to end new HIV/AIDS diagnoses by 2030 misses a key element: prevention
Eradicating harmful species may have unintended consequences
When researchers fed mosquitoes a drug used to treat people for obesity, the insects were less interested in hunting for their next human meal ticket. Karen Hopkin reports.
A recent study claims to confirm that eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different story
It’s found all over the world and in nearly every corner of the U.S., and it’s especially dangerous for children
Nuts and other foods served on planes can be devastating for those with sensitivities—but the risks can be avoided
Researchers are battling to identify and assess a worrying class of persistent chemicals
Death rates have dropped during past economic downturns, even as many health trends have worsened. Researchers are scrambling to decipher lessons before the next big recession
Nick Sireau’s quest to give his sons weed killer could help thousands struggling with rare genetic conditions
Science holds the key for ending tuberculosis, but greater effort and sustained innovation are crucial
New antibiotics will help, but vaccines are a more immediate, complementary solution
Immediate, targeted interventions in Southeast Asia could prevent a pandemic
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Papua New Guinea to Kazakhstan, including one on the slow slide of Mount Etna in Italy.
A 19th-century doctor famously mapped cholera’s toll to try and understand its origin and spread—but that's only part of the story
More than a half billion children were treated for these debilitating parasites in 2017—but even more are still suffering
Killing ticks and inoculating people has failed, so researchers try immunizing mice via vaccine-laced food