Christine Blaisey Ford says she is 100 percent confident she was assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh when they were in high school, but Kavanaugh vehemently denies that it happened. One way...
"It's hard to describe it in any any other way than deception if you're promoting something as if it works, but there's actually human data to suggest it doesn't."
"It's an opioid epidemic, it's a very serious thing, and I think some people get to a very desperate place ... conventional treatment doesn't work, and they do this."
A colleague called Dr. Welch's 2016 paper "identical or virtually identical" to his own; Welch disputes the allegations.
A marine biologist joined us to discuss his recent close encounter with a great white shark swimming in the waters off of Wellfleet.
Are doctors talking enough with expectant mothers about the brain changes that motherhood brings?
A third of ICU families report they fear they'll be seen as "troublemakers" if they speak up about their loved one's care.
The study finds that the lines between brain disorders may be more blurred than previously thought.
With biomedical innovation comes high drug prices. Does pharmaceutical research and development justifies the high cost of today's life-saving drugs?
We look at the history of the biotech industry in Boston.
The state Legislature is expected to pass a measure that would invest another $500 million in life science over the next five years.
WBUR's Carey Goldberg runs through some essential vocabulary that you need to be able to speak and understand biotech.
A New York University professor recently replicated the study and his results question the initial findings.
Science writer Carl Zimmer on the history of heredity and how current research is shaping its future
Reich discusses how brand new technology and research methods have changed our understanding of our past.
Lipska is the author of "The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness And Recovery."
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, better knows as TESS, will survey the sky for planets like Earth.
Food labeling can actually change how our bodies function and different aromas, like the smell of a grapefruit, can help control our cravings.
His new book is "Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine."
Researchers are developing a new weapon against cancer: a "personal vaccine" made just for you. It trains a patient's immune system to respond to a tumor's specific DNA.