It’s not always easy to tell if you have heart disease or have had a heart attack.
The Harvard geneticist David Reich details his groundbreaking research into ancient DNA in “Who We Are and How We Got Here.”
Epidiolex was developed to treat two rare and devastating forms of the disease. It contains a chemical compound found in marijuana but not the one that makes people high.
The Oklahoma congressman’s nomination languished for more than seven months as senators raised objections to his record, and now additional concerns have been raised.
The autism researcher collaborated with the Third Reich and actively assisted in the killing of disabled children, a new report says.
“The Senses: Design Beyond Vision” at the Cooper Hewitt asks visitors to consider sound, taste and smell.
The Bajau, who spend most of their time on the ocean, are among the best divers in the world. Evolution is remaking them, a new study finds.
At least 53 people have been infected so far, and more than half have been hospitalized.
Jérôme Hamon, a bookseller who has a genetic disease, underwent a second transplant after his body rejected the first because he had taken an antibiotic for a cold.
New data suggests progress in efforts to curb the epidemic but raises questions about whether tightened prescribing may be leading some people to heroin and fentanyl.
A huge heat wave killed 30 percent of the reef’s coral in 2016, and continuously high temperatures are preventing its recovery.
Our correspondent in San Francisco answers readers’ questions about the risks facing the Bay Area when the Big One hits.
The space rock crashed in a desert in Sudan in 2008, and the flaws in its embedded minerals are like nothing seen in today’s solar system.
Researchers in Singapore explained how they created a robot that could devise and execute a plan to put together an Ikea chair.
Local governments in California and New York City have sued oil and gas giants. Now Boulder and two Colorado counties have joined the fight.
A new online citizen science questionnaire is a brain teaser for people who think they’re good at guessing the breeds in the genetic makeup of a mutt.
Agriculture could pull carbon out of the air and into the soil — but it would mean a whole new way of thinking about how to tend the land.
One of the greatest concentrations of birds of prey in the world can be found among the towering rock formations and thick forests of Matobo National Park.
Growing up in Queensland means understanding the difference between hot, stinking hot and unbearably hot.