It's complicated. Bisexual folks have an image problem in America. Could science help? A new feature, published in the New York Times Magazine, follows the efforts of the American Institute of Bisexuality
A radical procedure that involves replacing a patient's blood with cold salt water could retrieve people from the brink of death, says David Robson. “When you are at 10C, with no brain activity, no heartbeat,
Dolphins are as smart as 3-year olds, and dogs as smart as two-year old children, and some chimps are better at remembering things than any adult I know. But what do intelligence comparisons actually us?
A scientist with a swab and a microscope could tell what school you went to Trillions of microbes live in and on our body. We don’t yet fully understand how these microbial ecosystems develop or the full
A little over a year ago I was hunched over my dog in the living room of my apartment, methodically running a set of sterile swabs over various parts of his body. First came the sole of his right front
We learned today that our solar system is larger than we had previously known. A newly discovered, extremely distant dwarf planet with the tentative name of 2012 VP113 was announced. It appears as nothing
About 1 in every 25 patients seeking treatment at hospitals acquired an infection there in 2011, according to a new study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Patients acquired 721,800