Scientists report that they have successfully edited the human genome in embryos in order to remove certain genetic abnormalities.
The cellular mechanisms underlying surgery to repair sensory nerves’ connections after spinal cord injury have been studied in rats.
How big the mirror is makes all the difference when it comes to the ability an optical telescope has of pulling in faint objects in deep space.
Chocolate can affect cognitive performance; the effect is stronger in sleep-deprived or slightly cognitively impaired people.
The Very Large Array in New Mexico showed signs of a slight uptick in interest in astronomy on the part of US children and families.
Our brain is wired to remember what we learn over the long term, but it may be just as important that we forget details that won’t get us anywhere.
US science teachers have some of the same misconceptions about climate change as the general public, and they need more support.
Getting students to understand a tough concept like evolution could be better if you teach them the fundamentals of genetics first.
Learning about the brain after traumatic brain injury can help with the long-term recovery process; how the training works is a mystery.
Doctors may one day be able to model the cell-level effects of exposure to traffic-related air pollution using telomere length in our cells.