Health and Science
Abrahim Hassan shares DNA with his mother, an egg donor, and his father's sperm.
A new study suggests that 'habitual short sleepers' may conduct brain activity typically performed while sleeping, awake.
Bisphosphonates could save the lives of post-menopausal women being treated for early breast cancer.
Britain’s share of funding into research projects is no longer guaranteed.
Technology exists to help food products out of containers, but getting soap out is much harder.
A fossil study shows Gastornis roamed around Ellesmere Island, Canada, when it was far warmer than today.
A super-jet engine, living to age 120, safer childbirth and a prosthetic hand that can feel.
Right now, we burn trees for energy. What if we could plug them into our power grid instead?
Making red blood cells from scratch, locating aging genes and “designer” cells help cure leukemia.
Why elephants don’t get cancer, dissolving stents, modified cassava and brain implants.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation temporarily alters the electrical activity of patients’ brains.
Many of the biggest challenges in the modern world involve science, so doesn’t it make sense to hear what the presidential candidates think…and know?
The question isn’t, “Is football dangerous?” It’s, “Can it ever be safe?”
In the play Max Understood at San Francisco’s Cowell Theater, the guesswork of the parents in the play and their increasingly desperate attempts to understand what is going on in the mind of their son, is at the heart of the story.