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By any measure -- papers, prizes, impact -- Zhang is a science superstar, one of the most inventive life scientists in the world. And he’s only 35.
Research shows that viruses that affect microbes are ubiquitous, traveling around the world in the upper atmosphere.
Lipska is the author of "The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness And Recovery."
Two big reports on air pollution. One looks at the wold and the other zeroes in on California. We'll look at the big takeaways, and more.
Climate change is having an impact on the timetable for the migration and breeding of songbirds.
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, better knows as TESS, will survey the sky for planets like Earth.
Author Barbara Ehrenreich argues we are killing ourselves to live longer.
How to prepare for the Big One. A seismologist looks at lessons from history—from as far back as Pompeii.
Ben Kilham has been raising orphaned black bears for more than 25 years. A new documentary shows how he's also working with orphaned panda cubs in China.
Scientists disagree about what's behind the weaker ocean currents, but it could be bad news for the climate.
Gillian Reny was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing. The center that bears her name aims to change how people think about trauma treatment, amputation and limb restoration.
Food labeling can actually change how our bodies function and different aromas, like the smell of a grapefruit, can help control our cravings.
Coyotes inhabit large swaths of the American Southeast — they could number in the millions across the region.
New research out of MGH nails down a link between ghrelin and the health effects of traumatic stress, in lab rodents and among children in a violent, Taliban-controlled area of...
In the 1970s, a medical complication arose that threatened the future of the hip replacement procedure.
Cities are where the ill effects of climate change are most severe, write Jon Sawyer and Pat Kinney. They are also where action to solve climate change has been most...
Farmers and scientists in the Sacramento region in California are working together to help boost salmon populations in the state's rivers.
Harvard researchers pinpointed dozens of genes that operated differently in people whose blood pressure dropped after they started meditating.
A surprising number of animals in the animal kingdom take the idea of "repair" to the next level.
Amid major controversy over whether patients with "stable angina" should be treated with stents, the placebo-like effect of reassurance could affect the definitive research that's badly needed.