The New Health Care: Why a Lot of Important Research Is Not Being Done
Lawsuits have an intimidating effect on an already difficult enterprise.
Retro Report: In a Deadly Obsession, Food Is the Enemy
Experts estimate that 30 million Americans are plagued at some point in their lives by eating disorders. Some will recover; one-third will remain...
Woman With Transplanted Uterus Gives Birth, the First in the U.S.
A woman born without a uterus had one transplanted from a live donor, and gave birth to a healthy son, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
Fewer People Are Contracting HIV, State Says
After a decade-long impasse, the number of new diagnoses of the virus that causes AIDS have fallen in the last two years, Governor Cuomo said
Philippines Suspends Dengue Shots After Drug Firm’s Warning
More than 740,000 students have already received Dengvaxia vaccinations, which could pose health risks for people not previously infected.
5 Takeaways From The Times’s ClimateTECH Conference
At the gathering of technology and business leaders in San Francisco, discussion ranged from big data to lab-grown meat to a new candidacy for...
Trilobites: Hundreds of Fossilized Pterosaur Eggs Uncovered in China
The discovery of more than 200 of the eggs laid by the flying reptiles that lived during the dinosaur era could contribute to understanding of...
Jerry A. Fodor, Philosopher Who Plumbed the Mind’s Depths, Dies at 82
Dr. Fodor brought the workings of 20th-century computer technology to bear on ancient questions about the structure of human cognition.
Without Obamacare Mandate, ‘You Open the Floodgates’ for Skimpy Health Plans
The Republican effort to undo the requirement that people get insured would unleash sales of cheaper policies offering little coverage.
Energy Idea for Mars Yields a Clue for Powering Data Centers
The use of natural gas in fuel cells, producing electricity through a chemical reaction, will be given a try at a dozen locations.
Trilobites: How a Giant Tortoise Gets Off Its Back
The shells of tumble-prone saddlebacks on the Galápagos Islands may not do them any favors, according to a new study.
Matter: The Scallop Sees With Space-Age Eyes — Hundreds of Them
Each scallop eye is built something like the gigantic telescopes that peer into deep space, researchers reported on Thursday.