(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Plants are essential for life on earth. They provide food for essentially all organisms, oxygen for breathing, and they regulate the climate of the planet. Proteins play a key role in controlling all aspects of li…
(RAND Corporation) Placing limits on what hospitals can charge for out-of-network care has been proposed by some groups and a few health plans including Medicare Advantage already enforce such caps. But little is known about what role such an approach …
(Virginia Tech) A new study led by Kathleen Alexander explores the ways that landscapes can influence animal behavior, fostering dynamics that either encourage or limit the spread of infectious diseases.
The US president promised loans and tax holidays, but his crisis-adjacent plans didn’t offer much to support the health care system.
For low-wage workers and cities, the real health emergency could be homelessness. So officials are advancing new proposals to temporarily halt evictions.
As people become more aware of privacy concerns and the ways in which genomic database companies are profiting from their data, their expectations for compensation and control may increase, according to researchers at Penn State and Cornell University.
A team of researchers recently proved the ability to grow human-derived blood vessels in a pig — a novel approach that has the potential for providing unlimited human vessels for transplant purposes.
Adding lanes for “traffic relief” remains politically popular. But in Houston and Portland, highway expansions are facing an energized — and effective — local resistance.
Oculudentavis was smaller than the smallest living bird, the bee hummingbird. Tantalizing clues point to it being a diminutive but skillful hunter.
Human Nature takes a closer look at the scientists who founded the world-altering field of gene editing—and revels in the science.