Doctors are blasé about bone health, and it’s leading to more...

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Americans are eating way more fat. But it’s not butter.

A 2017 report from the US Department of Agriculture tracks how food consumption patterns in the US have changed over the past 40 years...

A life insurance company wants to track your fitness data

In continuing “Does Big Brother have too much of our data?” news: John Hancock, a US life insurance company, announced on Wednesday that all...

A tiny, beleaguered government agency seeks an energy holy grail: long-term...

Deep within the Department of Energy is a small agency devoted to supporting cutting-edge energy research: the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E. It’s...

A top Cornell food researcher has had 13 studies retracted. That’s...

It’s every scientist’s worst nightmare: six papers retracted in a single day, complete with a press release that’s helping the world’s science reporters disseminate...

4 ways Hurricane Maria changed Puerto Rico — and the rest...

One year ago, Hurricane Maria smashed directly into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm near peak intensity. With the fuller picture we now...

America’s doctors can beat the opioid epidemic. Here’s how to get...

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — A primary care physician assistant’s work typically looks a lot like that of other providers in the field: conducting physical...

When and where fall foliage colors will peak, in one map

Labor Day has come and gone, pumpkin spice is wafting through the air, and drug store shelves are already being stocked(!) with Halloween candy....