Despite perceptions that the Hudson is not fit for swimming, it is perfectly safe in many places
“Sex” and “gender” have long been used interchangeably, but the difference is crucial in science and society
Researchers are racing to preserve coral larvae for future restoration projects — and cryopreservation could be one solution
‘Natural gas liquids’ keep processing profitable even as renewables rise
We seem to have a drug for seemingly every condition — except, until now, postpartum depression
Smoking before bed might seem like a good way to drift into a more relaxed sleep, but research suggests otherwise
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
The race to build a self-aware robot is on, but how do we define self awareness in a robot?
They bill themselves as a natural alternative for squeaky-clean, super-white teeth — but should you open wide for charcoal?
These two common but often undiagnosed disorders can make vaginal sex painful or impossible
Turf lawns come with a steep environmental price, but are a hard habit to break
Smugglers are illegally harvesting rare species of cactus in order to meet market demands
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
For members of the New York Mycological Society, all mushrooms are good — but some are better when left off your dinner plate
PrEP is over 90 percent effective at preventing HIV — yet only four percent of gay and bisexual men take it