April 19, 2019

Smoking before bed might seem like a good way to drift into a more relaxed sleep, but research suggests otherwise

April 15, 2019

The Big Apple's amateur astronomers have been teaching and sharing the thrill of stargazing with the people of New York City for almost a century

April 11, 2019

The race to build a self-aware robot is on, but how do we define self awareness in a robot?

April 8, 2019

They bill themselves as a natural alternative for squeaky-clean, super-white teeth — but should you open wide for charcoal?

April 5, 2019

These two common but often undiagnosed disorders can make vaginal sex painful or impossible

April 3, 2019

Turf lawns come with a steep environmental price, but are a hard habit to break

April 1, 2019

Smugglers are illegally harvesting rare species of cactus in order to meet market demands

March 22, 2019

One New York chef is combatting the treacherous, invasive green crab one bowl of sustainable seafood ramen at a time — and he wants your help

March 15, 2019

For members of the New York Mycological Society, all mushrooms are good — but some are better when left off your dinner plate

March 11, 2019

PrEP is over 90 percent effective at preventing HIV — yet only four percent of gay and bisexual men take it

March 5, 2019

Debate continues on over how much genes influence risk of heart attack

February 28, 2019

The first gene-edited babies have stirred ethical debate — as well as biological concern

February 26, 2019

A team of researchers has created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that mimics human religiosity, laying the groundwork for psychologically accurate AI that can predict human behavior

February 22, 2019

Our sense of disgust of eating insects is largely cultural, and there could be benefits to overcoming our ick

February 20, 2019

It’s a controversial idea, but early research is promising, and some parents are forging ahead

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