New research shows dreaming about a task gives you an edge in real life
Health & Science
Until the U.S. gets its Apollo-era mojo back, it could do worse than rooting for China to go the places the U.S. won’t
If people’s lives are at stake because of poorly funded parks, shouldn’t we do something about it?
Scientists are butting heads with the government over whether scientific openness trumps national security
Why the image of the scientist needs a makeover
A new ruling reinterprets the National Organ Transplant Act banning the sale of bone marrow. Will other human body parts follow?
Weight loss advice from a man who loves to eat and often eats more than he should
A recent study throws the efficacy of the Socratic method into doubt
New data shows that ending malaria is within our reach. We just need the resources to finish the job
The real lesson from Lipitor is that big sellers are vastly overprescribed, even after going off patent
Forget about nature vs. nurture. The answer lies in between
The EPA’s new standards on mercury emissions have been 21 years in the making. Will we squander the chance to reduce our exposure to this harmful toxin?