Researchers identified a naturally-occurring molecule in the brain that targets the same receptors as marijuana, possibly explaining why people find the drug relaxing.
Both the U.S. and Iran have said they will no longer adhere to the Obama-era Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Students and faculty now face a choice. They can become the next generation of weapons scientists—or they can refuse to be complicit in this scheme,
How humans react to fear or stress-inducing situations may be related to gut bacteria, according to a recent scientific study.
A group of researchers are scheduled to speak at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago today to discuss the ethical implications of organoid-based research.
The Society of Actuaries released a report Tuesday examining the economic impact of non-medical opioid usage in the United States, which concludes that from 2015 to 2018 $631 billion was spent dealing with the crisis, with more to come.
Alzheimer's research continues to get major funding from places like the National Institutes for Health, the National Institute on Aging and private donors.
Mental health professionals say a rising number of young adults are being treated with psychiatric drugs to reduce emotional stress and exhaustion caused by "eco-anxiety," a fervent fear that humans will go extinct as a result of their own pollution and damage to the environment.
A new research center funded by private donors will study possible psilocybin therapies at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Precision medicine is changing how cancer is diagnosed.
"We would see resistance increase four or six-fold in just one generation," the lead researcher said. "We didn't have a clue that something like that could happen this fast."
Do you care about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence? Let these researchers know.
"The Chinese People's Liberation Army has been patiently stalking the U.S. military for two decades," the report explains.
The wearable reportedly uses microphones and software to recognize emotions from a person's voice.
Scientists studied four groups of toddlers to see which type of feeding was most beneficial.
Democrats in the Senate and House introduced legislation to protect scientists from political bias and special interests, particularly amid Trump administration attacks on the research community.
How do we accelerate progress on gene therapy while expanding access? Republican and Democratic lawmakers must look for solutions.
Findings raise "important and disturbing questions" about the ethical oversight of those reviewing and publishing research.
Freezing temperatures have prompted deniers to question climate change, but it could well be a symptom of a warming world.
One professor said students with creative thinking, persistence and a "willingness to fight" were wanted.
Researchers used the European Space Agency's star-mapping satellite to make a stunning discovery about the Milky Way.
"Warnings regarding potential dangers of computer gaming are exaggerated," researchers said.
Shifts in personal attributes were being driven by the leanings of independents, the poll suggested.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the idea a troll farm could blemish U.S. elections "makes a mockery" of American politics.
University of Rhode Island scientists found that people might one day be able to stop wrinkles from forming by applying a topical cream made from maple leaves.