You may extend your expected lifespan by staying shape, not engaging in bad habits like smoking, and by continuing to study and learn after school.
The CDC says in 2015-16, more Americans were obese than ever in the history of a national survey, up about one-third over 16 years.
A computer program from Belgium may help scientists understand why the 30 trillion cells in a human body have so many different types.
Boron nitride nanotubes could help planes withstand extended hypersonic travel and drastically reduce air travel times in the future.
A study from Barcelona suggests that exposure to air pollution on the way to school can damage children’s cognitive development.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to 3 Americans who helped us explain the circadian rhythms that control things like when teenagers sleep.
Planets form through the gradual accumulation of material, held together by gravity. Vapor loss plays a pivotal role.
Preschool teachers need to be better at science—not at the expense of being good at literacy but in support of it, a new study from Mich. State suggests.
Fewer babies were born in Flint, Mich., during the lead-poisoning crisis from the water supply. Expect an impact over the next decade.
Puerto Rico took a direct hit from Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm at the time. It’s been downgraded, but the entire island is without power.