Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor’s Office
Gaming disorder is being recognized for the first time by the World Health Organization. But of the few treatment options available, most are...
Are Genetic Testing Sites the New Social Networks?
Like Facebook, but for fifth cousins, adoptive mothers and sperm-donor dads.
A Family in Transition
Two fathers and the baby girl they never expected.
Addo Dispatch: Where Female Elephants Without Tusks Roam — and Poachers Stay Away
South Africa’s Addo elephant park has few females with tusks, a trait that has died off because of hunting but also keeps poachers away.
Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted on Fraud Charges
The former darling of Silicon Valley and the former president of her blood testing company are accused of defrauding investors, doctors and...
Major Study of Drinking Will Be Shut Down
An internal investigation at the National Institutes of Health concluded that the $100 million trial had been tainted by unauthorized contacts with...
Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Over Salmonella Outbreak
An outbreak of the disease in some of the cereal products has sickened 73 people in 31 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
Share Daylight With Humans? Many Animals Would Rather Sleep, Study Finds
A study compiling research on species across the globe says these mammals are becoming increasingly nocturnal in response to human disturbance.
Sex and Drugs Decline Among Teens, but Depression and Suicidal Thoughts Grow
The C.D.C.’s biannual survey of U.S. high school students also showed increases in bullying and declines in condom use.
Black Hole Drags Star to Dusty Death
Astronomers thought they saw an exploding star, but in fact it was a star having its guts ripped out by a black hole.
Trilobites: Using Harpoon-Like Appendages, Bacteria ‘Fish’ for New DNA
Seeing how microbes snatch new genetic material from their environment could help in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
Trilobites: This Burrowing Clam Is Not Boring. It Uses Acid to Make Its Home.
Researchers have solved the mystery of how this small species of giant clam forms its own cave inside the rock of a coral reef.