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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

February 20, 2019

More than 12 million people worldwide have tested their DNA using consumer tests, but the growing trend belies the products' scientific inaccuracies

February 18, 2019

Lisa Nett encourages students to notice their neighborhood nature

February 14, 2019

“We’re going into a field that isn’t very queer, and we’re going to make it more queer,” says a science and technologies studies major at New York University

February 13, 2019

Sex differences in male and female plants raise some big questions

February 12, 2019

They look gross — especially up close — but the humble roach has a lot to offer researchers developing better antibiotics, robots and even sustainable foods

February 11, 2019

Saber-toothed tigers, giant ground sloths, woolly rhinos and other ice age megafauna are all extinct now — but who or what is to blame remains a mystery

February 7, 2019

Experts offer evidence-based strategies to help parents keep fighting the good fight at the dinner table

February 6, 2019

Artificial intelligence has a lot to offer to patients struggling with their mental health, but experts say we shouldn’t expect it to replace humans

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