Kid's academic achievement? Scale tips towards genetics

Kid’s academic achievement? Scale tips towards genetics

Some scientific work suggests parenting activities don't impact intelligence in children much and have little impact on academic achievement. Is ...
Worried you have cancer? Take a Google pill!

Worried you have cancer? Take a Google pill!

Google X, Google’s research unit, is working on technology that combines disease-detecting nanoparticles, which would enter a patient's bloodstream via ...
Can humans really tell apart a trillion smells?

Can humans really tell apart a trillion smells?

New research questions study that claimed humans can discriminate 1 trillion smells. Scientists do belieive that there is a chance ...
Confessions of Boulder, Colorado liberal: Why I opposed GMO 'right to know' bill

Confessions of Boulder, Colorado liberal: Why I opposed GMO ‘right to know’ bill

One Colorado resident reviews the evidence and changed her mind on various proposals for the mandatory labeling of GMOs ...
Depression researchers look ahead for 'golden age' of research by drawing on cancer’s track record

Depression researchers look ahead for ‘golden age’ of research by drawing on cancer’s track record

Advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment could yield valuable insights for depression researchers, who struggle to understand the role of ...
Can you think your way out of the depression box?

Can you think your way out of the depression box?

A form of therapy that focuses on changing negative thoughts and behaviors is showing promise in the treatment of depression ...
Spray-on DNA bar codes help trace food-borne illnesses

Spray-on DNA bar codes help trace food-borne illnesses

If farms sprayed their unique DNA signature on foods, the source of contamination in food born outbreaks could be identified ...
Fatal Retraction: Downside of early cancer detection

Fatal Retraction: Downside of early cancer detection

Google recently promised to develop early-detection technology for cancer, heart disease and strokes. While early diagnosis might seem like a ...