Activity in the brain's "hate circuit" is out of sync across the circuit's three regions, leading to self-loathing and other failures to deal appropriately with feelings of hate, research suggests...
List of discoveries shows US contributions have declined, but Japanese, Russian and European work is on the rise.
Meeting debates ethics of revealing genetic findings.
In a magisterial new book, Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker argues that humanity's "better angels" are triumphing
Over-the-counter pain relievers may block some antidepressants
Crooks may seek your identity, but "hacktivists" cause the blockbuster breaches
Although many therapists think it is possible, research raises doubts
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US researchers faced with cancer-drug shortfall struggle to keep trials on track.
A new study shows that cocoa will suffer under climate change
Private drinking water wells are unmonitored and unregulated, but often contaminated with potentially dangerous elements
The King of Pop's doctor, Conrad Murray, is on trial for involuntary manslaughter, but could propofol alone have caused MJ's death? Harvard anesthesiologist Beverly Philip explains what gives this drug such lethal potential...
The removal of two dams on the Elwha River will help restore once-abundant salmon runs. David Biello reports
New evidence shows that chimpanzees aren't as selfish as many scientists thought
A study in the journal Public Library of Science ONE finds that many judge race based on types of clothing. Christie Nicholson reports
Deal between Amyris and Michelin highlights industry's hunt for a profitable niche.
The new agency aims to re-invent how energy is produced and used
A reusable rocket and spaceship could open the gates of Mars for humanity, company CEO Elon Musk announced
European Commission unlikely to fund lifetime studies of those affected by fallout.
Vast deposits of rare earth and critical minerals found in Afghanistan by U.S. geologists under military cover could solve world shortages and get the country off opium and out from under Taliban control...