A new technique could replace the need for human embryos in some lab experiments
New research explains why relationships take up so much of our mental energy
Ellen Stofan, head of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, told us about the power of museums to attract young scientists and combat attacks on science
The incidence has skyrocketed since the disorder was first described in 1943, but much of that increase is misleading
The theoretical physicist talks with Scientific American about the far-reaching implications of his final collaboration with his late friend and mentor
Pediatric cardiologist Ismée Williams discusses her young adult novel, Water in May, about a teenage girl whose newborn has a life-threatening heart condition.
Light-sheet fluorescence microscopy could lead to less intrusive and more effective diagnosis for patients
The agency’s first target will be hemophilia
Edinburgh University paleontologist Steve Brusatte talks about his May 2018 Scientific American article, "The Unlikely Triumph of the Dinosaurs," and his new book, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World.
When it’s also big science, the careers of those involved can suffer