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Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Duke University are testing a novel strategy that might - finally - lead to an HIV vaccine.
Biogen's new analysis of its Alzheimer's drug supports its claim that the drug can slow mental decline in the early disease stages.
Scientists are revealing the first set of data collected from the Parker Solar Probe.
Tim Ritchie, a STEM education leader, will join the Museum of Science in February.
Men and anxiety. New studies show that men don’t experience or express anxiety in the same way as women. That could be affecting men’s access to treatment.
Experts estimate that 10 million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD.
Music and the human brain. A neuroscientist and opera singer guides us through the science of how and why music moves us.
Perhaps as soon as mid-2020, Massachusetts researchers hope to begin testing whether the antibody shot is safe in humans.
Despite the abundance of invasive fruit in the late fall, migrating birds almost exclusively eat native berries -- even when they're harder to find.
A novel heat map project may help cities prepare for climate change.
New research from Boston Children's Hospital warns of risks from probiotics capsules for ICU patients, with proof that the "good" bugs ran amok.
Snails are running out of time in Hawaii. Without intervention, 100 species will disappear in the next decade.
Researchers are trying to discover more about human aging by studying dogs, which share many diseases and genetic markers with humans.
The language patterns in a new book by an anonymous senior official in the Trump administration could be used to decode the author's identity.
"This study clearly goes against what has been the common wisdom for the last 30, 40 years" and may lead to less testing and invasive treatment for such patients in...
“We always had a hunch that maybe there was something in their DNA that predisposed them to this tragedy,” Mass General Hospital cardiologist Amit Khera says. Now, he and...
Get ready for some extra sparkle on the heels of last week’s deep dive into “The Great Glitter Mystery.” Retired Forensic Scientist Ed Jones has one of the world’s largest...
As climate change transforms the planet — affecting seasons, species, weather patterns and water — we take a look at how farming and agriculture practices have had to change, too.
The need for used items to have a secondhand life is increasing both in the U.S. and around the world. We unpack where your used, discarded and donated stuff goes.
Researchers at Boston University have created a device called metamaterial they say could drastically reduce MRI scan times.