Evolutionary studies indicate that the genetic changes enabling a cancer to develop arise shockingly early within the primary tumor. This discovery points to a promising new approach to therapy
The jutting midface of Neandertals seems to have evolved to help get large volumes of air into an active body that needed lots of oxygen.
What is insulin and how do our bodies use it?
These fluid-filled spaces were found in the body’s connective tissue
A closer look at body fat: Where does it come from, why do we need it, what are the best ways to burn it off, and where the heck does it go?
Bone fractures are rife after age 50, so why aren’t we doing more to prevent them?
Learn who is at higher risk for melanoma and what features are more concerning for this aggressive type of skin cancer
A discovery about the body's cellular waste system could help us erase unwanted ink
Up to 25% of people who take antidepressants report significant weight gain. Is there anything you can do to fight back?
“There’s no evidence in my mind that it’s going to work”
Research shows the danger of too much early training
The results come from a rigorous, $8 million study
A recent study suggests pesticides in produce may interfere with your chances of getting pregnant. Let's explore its findings
Is there an absolute minimum time to run a marathon? Will humans ever break the 2 hour mark? What does it take to set a world record marathon time?
Scientists have used CRISPR to turn microbes into tiny recording devices
Bruising is a common physical symptom. What causes bruising and how do you know when a bruise is something you should worry about?
With electric self-warming jackets and new insulated fabrics, Team USA hopes to overcome record-setting chills
Cancerous cells and placental ones appear to regulate the immune system in similar ways
Getting sick with a single strain does not necessarily protect you from others
Noncoding regions of our genome may be key to how our brains develop