How hot does water need to be when you wash your hands?
June 1, 2017, 10:11 a.m. by Chanie Kirschner
Duration is more important than temperature when it comes to killing germs.
How crowded Barcelona plans to shoehorn in 108 acres of new parks
June 1, 2017, 8:22 a.m. by Starre Vartan
The green spaces will be networked so birds, bees, (and humans) can enjoy connected habitat.
7th grader's viral slam poem perfectly sums up insecurities many of us feel
May 30, 2017, 11:06 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Olivia Vella's end-of-year presentation left the class — and now the internet — speechless and in tears.
Could this 100-year-old medication be the cure for autism?
May 29, 2017, 3:36 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
A small clinical trial suggests that suramin can reverse some autism symptoms with just one dose.
Olga's legacy: The brain of a famous athlete in her 90s still revealing clues about longevity
May 26, 2017, 1:13 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Olga Kotelko didn't take up track and field until she was 77 years old.
Why following the fittest on Instagram may be making you sick
May 25, 2017, 2:54 p.m. by Starre Vartan
The image-first social media site exacerbates eating disorders.
Breakthrough studies may finally explain why we sleep
May 25, 2017, 12:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
All animals need to sleep, but why? It's one of the great puzzles of biology, and it might finally have a solution.
The worst everyday air pollutants — and what they do to our bodies
May 24, 2017, 4:53 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Here's how some of the most common air pollutants are created and the effect they have on our bodies.
Chagas disease more deadly than previously thought
May 23, 2017, 11:18 a.m. by John Platt
Transmitted by the assassin or kissing bug, this parasite can cause fatal heart disease.