A break in the effort to identify a toddler whose body was found two months ago on a rocky beach near Boston could come as early as Tuesday, when a Utah forensic laboratory turns its findings over to authorities.
Researchers say drug kills cancer cells in rats but cautions against use by humans The US government has confirmed that cannabis can kill cancer cells after the drug did so in tests on mice and rats, to
Over the weekend, John Farrell published an odd critique of an essay of mine that ran at First Things. The essay is an excerpt from my new book, Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom.
Not the happy kind. Warning all Netflix bingers: This news is devastating. For the past few years, you've been paying $7.99 a month for Netflix so you (and maybe your siblings ... and friends...) can unlimited
Technology is pretty great. These days, your techy tools and smart gadgets are great for making sure you’re safe, helping get your life in order and even keeping you (or your kids!) entertained. Did you
Why the brain dredges up old memories without your explicit consent hasn’t been easy for neuroscience to explain. Here's a fun exercise to demolish any remaining will you have to live: think about the
Apple has an ambitious goal to sign up 100 million subscribers for its upcoming streaming music service known as Apple Music, according to The Associated Press. A subscriber base that large would trump
The Plate Maple syrup is more than just a prime pancake topper. It also helps kill bacterial pathogens, according to a recent paper in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Nathalie Tufenkji
At Advances in Genome Biology and Technology, a conference for genomic scientists held earlier this year, one speaker told attendees that the use of genome sequencing to improve patient care is no longer
The simple act of thinking can accelerate the growth of many brain tumors. That's the conclusion of a paper in Cell published Thursday that showed how activity in the cerebral cortex affected high-grade
When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain. That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering
The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather,
How this ancient form of exercise slays stress and revs you up, physically and mentally BrainWhat seems like a slow start—breathing deeply, in and out—fires up your prefrontal cortex, the brain's center