It’s a controversial idea, but early research is promising, and some parents are forging ahead
More than 12 million people worldwide have tested their DNA using consumer tests, but the growing trend belies the products' scientific inaccuracies
Lisa Nett encourages students to notice their neighborhood nature
“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
Sex differences in male and female plants raise some big questions
They look gross — especially up close — but the humble roach has a lot to offer researchers developing better antibiotics, robots and even sustainable foods
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
Experts offer evidence-based strategies to help parents keep fighting the good fight at the dinner table
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
They don’t have dating apps, so birds find another way to find a mate
"We leave as little mark as possible," says a local rock climbing guide of the sport's environmental impact
Physicians should identify new and expecting mothers at risk of depression, a federal task force suggests, and refer them to counseling
Warming temperatures are a breeding ground for vulnerabilities in water distribution systems. A new study tackles challenges with maintaining and engineering water systems for a hotter future.
From anteaters to red pandas, there's a lot we don't know about large mammals. Undergrad researchers at a Connecticut zoo are working to change that
Undetected superbugs weaken the global fight against tuberculosis, experts say, and genetic sequencing provides a way to diagnose evasive strains of the disease.