Aging is mathematically inevitable, say researchers
October 31, 2017, 1:49 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
It might be time to stop hoping that science will ever save you from getting old.
Got old medication? National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Oct. 28
October 27, 2017, 12:10 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
As the U.S. struggles with an opioid epidemic, efforts to round up unwanted prescription drugs may be more valuable than ever.
That huge helium deposit under Tanzania is even bigger than we thought
October 17, 2017, 12:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The 'world-class' helium gas field found in East Africa is a big deal, and not just because squeaky voices are funny.
Magic mushrooms could be a psychiatric wonder drug
October 16, 2017, 10:01 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Cancer patients given psilocybin experienced reduced depression and existential distress, even at the end of life.
7-year-old girl wants to throw her unique pitch at every MLB stadium
September 11, 2017, 7:16 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Hailey Dawson has a 3-D printed prosthetic hand made by engineers at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
World's largest honey bee makes rare hallucinogenic honey
August 28, 2017, 11:03 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Harvesters scale Himalayan cliffs to collect this rare honey known for producing a high similar to marijuana.
Compound that makes your poop stinky could be the fountain of youth
August 23, 2017, 2:46 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The secret to a longer, healthy life might have been living in our guts this whole time.
These awful things can happen when you don't clean your contacts properly
August 18, 2017, 12:12 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
Do you ever ignore your contact lens care instructions? You may want to rethink that.