Rob SteinDecember 7, 2018 05:20 AM
Outrage Intensifies Over Claims Of Gene-Edited BabiesConcerns over a Chinese scientist's claim that he created the first gene-edited babies grow with more questions about whether it worked and the possible harm he may have inflicted on the twin girls.
Aceel KibbiNovember 30, 2018 05:07 PM
We Are 'Marinating' In PlasticsThe author of "Plastics: A Toxic Love Story" discusses how plastics have changed our lives over time.
Joe PalcaNovember 25, 2018 05:24 PM
Look Out Mars, Here Comes InSightThere's a new probe nearing Mars. After Monday's tricky landing, NASA's InSight spacecraft is to deploy a sensitive seismometer and temperature probe to let scientists explore the planet's interior.
Lauran Neergaard | Associated Press Medical WriterNovember 19, 2018 03:23 PM
The Scoop On How Your Cat's Sandpapery Tongue Deep CleansScientists are learning how cats' sandpapery tongues help them get clean and stay cool.
Patti NeighmondNovember 15, 2018 01:03 PM
Should You Keep Taking Those Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills?When NPR reported on research that sheds doubt on the value of fish oil and vitamin D supplements, people had a lot of questions. So we went back to the experts to get you some answers.
Joe PalcaNovember 15, 2018 09:00 AM
Buzz, Buzz: Bitter Tasters Like Coffee BetterA genetic analysis of samples taken from a large UK health database suggest that people who are more sensitive than their peers to the bitter taste of caffeine tend to drink more coffee — not less.
Richard HarrisNovember 15, 2018 09:00 AM
Startup Offers To Sequence Your Genome Free Of Charge, Then Let You Profit From ItA full genome sequence costs about $1,000. But Nebula Genomics expects that companies and researchers would defray the cost in exchange for key medical information about the person involved.
Nell GreenfieldboyceNovember 13, 2018 05:57 AM
Say Au Revoir To That Hunk Of Metal In France That Has Defined The KilogramA small cylinder called Le Grand K has defined the kilogram for more than a hundred years. But if a scratch ever rendered it lighter, the definition of the kilo literally shifted. Time for a change.