A new study provides an extraordinary close-up of the menagerie of neural cell types, yielding possible leads for neurological and psychiatric treatments
A new study identifies the network dynamics that help neo-Nazis and other extremists survive and thrive on social media—and suggests ways to defeat them
Health care providers say a lack of transparency and communication are barriers to ensuring the children are getting adequate, ongoing treatment
For better or worse, machine learning and big data are poised to transform the study of the heavens
At-home video sessions and apps could reduce costs and expand treatment in rural areas
With millions of tokay geckos trapped each year for use in traditional Chinese medicine, conservationists are calling for international protections
Although alternatives such as SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy exist, the space agency is legally required to launch its Europa Clipper spacecraft on the behind-schedule Space Launch System
Clues from an old map erase a false 1786 event and are part of a global volcanic-record cleanup
If confirmed, the detection could be the first of its kind and would open new vistas on Einstein’s general theory of relativity and the physics of extreme matter
A rocky world devoid of atmosphere arouses debate over the habitability of the Milky Way’s most common star systems
A survey of nine large mammals found fragmented habitats throughout the country, suggesting the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor is failing...
The soft wearable could prove useful for military applications, emergencies and medical rehabilitation
A new study helps solve the puzzle of why the continent’s western glaciers are melting so fast
New technologies help companies monitor their workers’ every move. But do those data tell them anything useful?
In the first of two meetings, an international commission discussed the criteria required before such experiments should be conducted—if ever
As the world becomes more complex, making decisions becomes harder. Is it best to depend on careful analysis or to trust your gut?
Antisense Drugs for Huntington’s, ALS and Prion Diseases Could Meet the Dire Need for Brain Treatments
A genetic therapy that increases or lowers levels of a protein raises hopes for a treatment for neurological disorders
Tiny plastic particles have turned up in samples of Arctic snow, pointing to their ubiquity in the environment
Stationed beyond the moon, the proposed “terrascope” would use our planet’s atmosphere to magnify light from distant objects