Wacky Fossil Worm Reveals Secret: Which End Is Which?
A bizarre-looking fossil worm that's been a puzzle for scientists has given up a secret: Researchers now know which end is which....
Study: Weather Patterns That Bring Heatwaves Happening More
Daily weather patterns have changed in recent decades, making eastern North America, Europe and western Asia more prone to nastier summer heatwaves...
The Mental Health Issue: Tell It About Your Mother
Can brain-scanning help save Freudian psychoanalysis?
Special Report: Food for Tomorrow: G.M.O. Dilemma: Swaying a Wary Public
While most scientists vouch for the safety of genetically modified organisms, many laymen remain unconvinced.
The Parched West: Troubled Delta System Is California’s Water Battleground
The fight pits the north against the south, farmers against environmental groups, farmers against one another and residents against the governor....
Economic Scene: Climate Change Calls for Science, Not Hope
Many current proposals for reducing carbon emissions are driven by ideological or economic agendas.
Labels for Edible Marijuana Often Err on Potency, Study Says
An analysis of 75 edible marijuana products found that labels on just 17 percent accurately described levels of THC, the main psychoactive...
The Mental Health Issue: Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?
The rich array of microbiota in our intestines can tell us more than you might think.
The Mental Health Issue: The Town Shrink
Trained as a psychiatrist, Mindy Thompson Fullilove now puts entire cities on the couch.
After Elk River Spill, Congress Will Vote on Bill Regulating Toxic Chemicals
Congress is expected to vote on a bill, prompted in part by the 2014 spill, that would update the Toxic Substances Control Act....
National Briefing | South: Georgia: $2.2. Million Penalty for Illegal DNA Testing
A jury in Atlanta awarded $2,225,000 on Monday to two warehouse workers whose employer required them to submit DNA samples in violation of the...
Risk of Extreme Weather From Climate Change to Rise Over Next Century, Report Says
More people will be exposed to floods, droughts, heat waves and other effects of climate change in the coming decades, according to a British...