Global Health: How a Tsunami in Japan Endangered Children in Cambodia
The catastrophe set off an unexpected shortage of iodine, leaving children in faraway countries vulnerable to cognitive deficits.
50-foot sea creature that washed up on Indonesian beach identified as its photos go viral online
The rotting corpse of a 50-foot-long dead sea creature, possibly with tusks, washed up on a beach in Indonesia last week — freaking out people and...
Profiles in Science: Brenda Milner, Eminent Brain Scientist, Is ‘Still Nosy’ at 98
Seven decades after she began, Dr. Milner continues to explore the biology of memory and how the brain’s many parts function together.
ScienceTake: Why Honeybees Are Good at Grooming (It’s All in the Hair)
Researchers at Georgia Tech found that a bee could shed about 15,000 pollen grains in two minutes as it brushed itself clean.
How Bees Freshen Up
Research shows how honeybees use their hairy legs to clear pollen from their hairy eyes.
Q&A: Invaders From the New World
Several animal and plant species native to North America are considered invaders elsewhere, but on the whole North America has more imports than...
Mars voyage will include one-year layover in moon orbit
The plan to send humans to Mars includes a one-year layover in orbit around the moon in the late 2020s, Space reports.
What You Need to Know if You Have Breast Implants
There is no need to remove implants if you have no problems, but if you have swelling, fluid buildup, lumps or asymmetry you should see a doctor.
A Shocking Diagnosis: Breast Implants ‘Gave Me Cancer’
A rare cancer of the immune system, linked to implants, has had devastating effects on women, many of whom had reconstructive surgery after breast...
Global Health: Candidate to Lead the W.H.O. Accused of Covering Up Epidemics
As Ethiopia’s health minister, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus ignored cholera outbreaks, a global health expert and adviser to a rival candidate charges.
Ancient Burial Chamber Uncovered in Egypt, With 17 Mummies ... So Far
The remains, which are thought to be more than 1,500 years old, were discovered at a funerary site being excavated by students from Cairo University.
British Patients Reel as Hospitals Race to Revive Computer Systems
Politicians pointed fingers and patients expressed a mix of frustration and gratitude as hospital employees grappled with the recent cyberattack.