Human

Mind, body, health, disease, medicine and hope

The human experience is driven not just by the natural processes that shape our minds, bodies and world, but also by our ability to understand and shape those processes. From good health to terrible disease, from the foods we eat to the drugs we take, and from simple psychology to the the complexity of consciousness.

The findings could suggest it's possible to learn simple information while snoozing.
Brian Owens, Contributor
The centurieslong pursuit may finally be progressing, but designing ethical ways to test these products is a sizable challenge.
Benjamin Plackett, Contributor
A particle accelerator-powered imaging tool has opened new windows into human anatomy.
Haley Weiss, Staff Writer
Reducing the speed of the already-slow replication process could be a new way to attack the disease.
Haley Weiss, Staff Writer
Signs of attraction such as laughs and gestures could not predict how much blind daters want to see each other again.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
The medicine Nobel Prize recognized researchers studying how our bodies sense temperature and touch. Pain is much more complicated.
Brian Owens, Contributor
Award recognizes research that explains how our nerves sense the environment around us.
Haley Weiss, Staff Writer
Many people around the world eat insects, but still some of us are squeamish about eating them.
Inside Science Contributor
Fallen vaccination rates pose a threat to this vulnerable population.
Karen Kwon, Contributor
Researchers use virtual-reality roller coasters to peer into the brains of people with migraine.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Science and baking go hand in hand to make delicious treats even better.
Inside Science Contributor
The COVID-19 pandemic might have just been a trial run for the next virus threat.
Inside Science Contributor