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.