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Stressful environments genetically affect African American boys

Stressful upbringings can leave imprints on the genes of children as young as age 9, according to a study led by Princeton University and...

Warming Climate May Spread Drying to a Third of Earth

Increasing heat is expected to extend dry conditions to far more farmland and cities by the end of the century than changes in rainfall...

Study of antibody evolution charts course toward HIV vaccine

In an advance for HIV vaccine research, a scientific team has discovered how the immune system makes a powerful antibody that blocks HIV infection...

Scientists demonstrate first contagious airborne WiFi virus

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown for the first time that WiFi networks can be infected with a virus that can move...

Signs point to sharp rise in drugged driving fatalities

Fatally injured drivers increasingly test positive for drugs, numbers nearly triple for marijuana in 10-year period The prevalence of non-alcohol drugs detected in fatally injured...

Living brain cells made from patients’ biobanked brain tissue

Scientists at The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute, working in collaboration with scientists from Columbia University Medical Center, for the first time...

Research linking autism symptoms to gut microbes called ‘groundbreaking’

A new study showing that feeding mice a beneficial type of bacteria can ameliorate autism-like symptoms is “groundbreaking,” according to University of Colorado Boulder...

Half of Psychiatrists Want Cash, Reject Insurance

Access to mental health care has become a prominent issue in Congress following mass shootings around the country. But a new study in JAMA...

Forget hurricane activity: Coastal sea levels to rise regardless

All the hoopla about increasingly destructive tropical storms may be distracting people from the fact that sea-level rise will threaten coastal communities, come what...

To boost concern for the environment, emphasize a long future, not...

Looking back on a nation's past can prompt action that leads to a greener future, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a...

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