Most medications that women take haven't been tested on female mice
July 29, 2016, 12:10 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Hundreds of medications have only been tested on male mice and male humans: What have scientists missed because of it?
Why are hospital mortality rates higher for weekend admissions?
July 15, 2016, 1:27 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
The 'weekend effect' may impact a patient's chance of survival.
There's a huge helium deposit under Tanzania, and here's why you should care
June 30, 2016, 11:04 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Helium isn't just for floating balloons and funny voices.
New blood test detects concussion up to a week after injury
March 28, 2016, 11:36 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
This simple test can diagnose concussion without the need for a CT scan.
Scientists engineer a mutant technicolor zebrafish in the lab
March 22, 2016, 3:18 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The psychedelic fish isn't just trippy to watch; it could lead to breakthroughs in the study of tissue regeneration.
7 things you should know about donating your body to science
March 21, 2016, 1:32 p.m. by Sidney Stevens
There are many ways to donate your body to science (and some are a bit surprising).
What your endocrine system does (and how you can tell if it isn't working right)
March 15, 2016, 9:20 a.m. by Chanie Kirschner
The endocrine system regulates the activity of cells and organs and is connected to a whole host of diseases.
Jo Marchant's 'Cure' explores the healing power of the mind
March 14, 2016, 7:21 p.m. by Starre Vartan
What can placebos and virtual reality tell us about what's possible? Marchant's book explores the science.
Boy died from meningitis after parents used herbs, maple syrup instead of medicine
March 10, 2016, 3:01 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
David and Collet Stephans face a serious legal battle over their son's death.