Health

This week in science

JWST captures Chariklo’s rings and more: Understand the world through 8 images

Detox

Is alcohol bad for your health? Here's what the science actually says

Longevity hacks

Cutting back on deli meats may lower your risk of this chronic illness

Detox

Can spicy food boost our gut health? Here's what the science says

Science

Covid-19’s “Kraken” subvariant: An infection expert answers 7 top questions

Sunday Scaries

Cyclic breathing: Why experts say just 5 minutes a day can reduce stress

Science

New mRNA cancer vaccine has a key difference from most jabs

Mind and Body

Do detox diets work? A dietician breaks down the murky science

Science

Tripledemic: How viruses may outcompete each other

Check, please!

Can spicy foods cure colds? A neuroscientist reveals the encouraging truth

Reel Science

HBO's 'Last of Us' gets one thing wrong about its zombie apocalypse

Opinion

Procrastination study suggests a link to shoulder pain, bad sleep, and more

Mind and Body

Scientists recommend 5 minutes of walking to combat your worst habit

Mind and Body

Can we transform cancer cells back to normal cells? This therapy could pave the way

Longevity Hacks

One daily social practice could help stave off dementia

Innovation

An ambitious plan could help repair one of California’s biggest ecological catastrophes

Opinion

Are gas stoves dangerous? Here’s why a federal ban is actually a good idea

Book Excerpt

How much microplastic are we inhaling? Scientists still aren’t sure

Covid-19

A new Covid-19 omicron subvariant, XBB.1.5, is sweeping the country.

10 Million Fireflies

'Last of Us' showrunners explain their biggest canon change: "This is happening right now"

Opinion

One creature’s live fast, live long lifestyle may reveal how to slow aging

Sunday Scaries

Covid-19-related stress caused some young people’s brains to age too fast — study

Opinion

Practicing one whimsical activity may stave off brain aging — study

Opinion

Is Dry January effective? An expert explains the problem with trendy sobriety

Check, please!

Do bananas cause headaches? A food scientist peels away the myth

Shopping

Plantifique’s viral foot peel mask is the gift that keeps on giving — and it's 45% off right now

Mind and Body

Damar Hamlin: A heart doctor answers 4 key questions about the NFL player’s injury

Mind and Body

Losing weight doesn't resolve inflammation tied to weight gain, mouse study suggests

This week in science

NASA deploys SPORT CubeSat and more: Understand the world through 8 images

The 6 million dollar pig

Bionic pig penises offer a "promising" new erectile dysfunction treatment

Longevity hacks

Feel tired after eating? Try this one easy activity to boost energy and health

CES 2023

L’Oréal’s makeup device could be a game changer for people with limited mobility

Mind and Body

Stiff-person syndrome: Two brain scientists explain Celine Dion’s rare diagnosis

Science

Can dogs and cats get a cold? An animal expert explains how to protect your pet

Science

This insidious urban wildfire health risk happens after the fires stop

Opinion

Chronic pain: Here's the truth about this misunderstood condition

Mind and Body

This overlooked biometric on fitness trackers could reveal how healthy your heart is

Science

New drugs could turn the clock back on aging — will they work?

Mind and Body

Can ayahuasca boost brain health? The side effects may temper benefits — study

CES 2023

Evie’s smart ring is "designed for women" and aimed at challenging Oura

Mind and Body

What is invasive strep A? The potentially dangerous condition is currently on the rise

Breakthrough Awards

This neuroscientist taught brain cells to play Pong — and shifted how we view human intelligence forever

Mind and Body

Study suggests how many minutes of exercise per day could help increase longevity

Mind and Body

Some people really do feel more hungover than others — genetics could help reveal why

Mind and Body

Can doctors cure tinnitus? An ear expert explains how to drown out the ringing

Mind and Body

This common virus increases your risk of stroke — and scientists might finally know why

Innovation

These easy, under-$30 upgrades make a surprisingly huge difference around your home

Pet Safety

What can my pet eat during the holidays? You might be surprised

Mind and Body

Anxiety comes with sexual health side effects in men — but Viagra may not help

Mind and Body

Are you exhausted or just tired? Experts explain the unique condition and how to combat it