If abortion becomes illegal, digital surveillance could take a darker turn. Data from apps that track reproductive health could be used against you.
A study says many over-the-counter dietary supplements, particularly those for sexual enhancement and weight loss, are tainted with undisclosed ingredients.
With nine brains, blue blood and a talent for camouflage, the octopus is one of the most fascinating creatures in the sea.
Up to 20% of U.S. children have an anxiety disorder, and many suffer in silence.
War, famine and an energy crunch are affecting the world’s response to climate change, but there are reasons for optimism.
Children who are bullied in school are at higher risk for depression and anxiety later in life.
Tests found PFAS in school uniforms, pillows, upholstered furniture and other items that are often next to children’s skin and near noses and mouths.
Astronomers plan to send messages with info about humans and the location of Earth toward parts of space they think may be home to intelligent life.
There are currently no effective tests to screen for ovarian cancer. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to recognize and prevent it.
Many teens have reported a sense of temporary relief after self-harm episodes. But there are ways to help replace these behaviors with healthy ones.
The largest category of power plants applying to connect to the U.S. grid are now solar. Over a third of those are hybrids that include battery storage.
As lockdowns began in spring 2020, many took up gardening as a way to cope. But will a hobby born out of a crisis recede as life returns to normal?
Climate change has been modifying the timing of recurrent plant life-cycle events, thus critically affecting the ecosystem.
Since the start of the war in Ukraine, the number of people studying Ukrainian on Duolingo, a language learning website, has increased more than 500%.
Many doctors currently diagnose skin conditions by eye. Advances in molecular testing could lead to more precise and accurate diagnoses.
Ground is collapsing. Massive lakes are draining in a matter of days. Thawing permafrost is having profound effects on the Arctic.
Cats and many other animals, including most dogs, can reflect light from their eyes.
By creating an urgent need for mental health care and the need to prevent COVID-19's spread, the pandemic is enabling telemedicine to go mainstream.
Here’s what happens when you scan one of those ubiquitous two-dimensional black-and-white patterns.
Research suggests that permanent daylight saving time would save lives as well as energy and prevent crime.
Cockroaches have been on Earth far longer than humans and may outlast us. Here are a few reasons why.
Bidirectional charging is electric vehicles' next big stage. But storing power in a car and sending it to your house involves more than flipping a switch.