For over 80 years, our understanding of the spread of airborne illness hasn't changed, but one researcher is working to redefine how we think about sneeze transmission.
In fact, preservative-free cosmetic products marketed as "natural" could actually be more dangerous than products containing synthetic preservatives.
While CRISPR technology is generating a new wave of optimism for curing neurological diseases, experts warn that it has to be one part of a larger approach.
Plastics have made their way to every corner of the globe.
As climate change continues to warm the oceans, researchers have turned to microscopic sediments to observe trends.
The IAAF's ruling against the South African athlete reveals a lack of understanding about gender and how testosterone affects performance.
Many scientists have flocked to Instagram and other social media platforms to share science more accessibly.
The city recently passed groundbreaking climate legislation, including the largest mandated pollution reduction in any city in the world.
Maria Mitchell was the only widely recognized and respected female astronomer of her time—something she fought to change.
Climate change may be supercharging mosquito evolution and making more of the world hospitable to the insects that can carry dangerous diseases.
Warmer waters in the region lead to an increased threat of cold-stunning because turtles stick around longer before heading south.
Katsuko Saruhashi made waves internationally when she tracked and raised a global alarm on the dangers of nuclear testing by the U.S.