The Plan to Bring the Iconic Passenger Pigeon Back From Extinction
Researchers want to revive a species we wiped out. The technical challenges are immense, and the ethical questions are slipper
Can your mobile phone make you healthier?
Harnessing the self-tracking trend to promote healthier behavior is far from a sure bet.
The drug push
Desperate for new antibiotics, governments are trying to coax companies back into the market. (paywall)
Setting the bar
Allowing women into U.S. military combat means new research into its physical demands.
Brazil will release billions of lab-grown mosquitoes to combat infectious disease. Will it work?
Primed for pain
Sometimes, opioids actually make users more sensitive to pain. (Science)
Sizing up the evidence
Statisticians are on a mission to reverse a legacy of junk science in the courtroom.
Of Mice and Microbes
In the struggle to improve reproducibility, are the microbial inhabitants of lab mice an underappreciated variable? (Science