A leading researcher says digital technologies are about to make health care more effective. But is so much data really beneficial?
Scientists and the journals that publish them have a difficult time admitting to mistakes. That does real harm to both their disciplines and the public.
It's time to consider price when evaluating new drugs.
A food critic explores the synthesis of the scents in modern fragrances.
Why does it take so long to commercialize new technologies?
The first transgenic primates able to pass on their foreign genes are both a stunning medical advance and a troubling peek into the future.
Winemakers disappointed by organic methods have turned to biodynamics as the purest route to wine that's true to soil, grape, and climate.
Thanks to a new surgical procedure, arm amputees can intuitively control a bionic limb for the first time.
A small chunk of DNA linked to schizophrenia, mental retardation, and autism may change the way we think about disease.
The new field known as archeogenetics is illuminating prehistory.