The New Old Age: A New Rx for Diabetes: Lighten Up

Image CreditLeandro Castelao Visit after visit, Dr. Pei Chen hoped to persuade a patient with Type 2 diabetes to allow her blood sugar levels to...

Senate Confirms Bernhardt as Interior Secretary Amid Calls for Investigations Into His Conduct

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm David...

CBD Lures Stressed-Out Parents Looking to Unwind

Mother’s little helpers. Wine o’clock. Sleeping pills. Parents have long relied on a variety of chemicals to help them get through the day. But modern-day...

Should That Minor Planet Be Named Gonggong? Astronomers Want the Public’s Help

In the far reaches of the solar system, beyond Neptune, there is a minor planet orbiting the sun in a sea of icy debris. Humans...

Measles Outbreak: Tensions Rise as New York City Steps Up Response

Vaccine skeptics were planning a lawsuit against New York City. A Hasidic woman was heckled when she boarded a public bus. Family members were...

Modern Love: I Had to Do It Without Telling My Beloved

The idea never crossed my mind until the afternoon I stood folding laundry and heard a woman on the radio telling the story of...

How Katie Bouman Accidentally Became the Face of the Black Hole Project

As the first-ever picture of a black hole was unveiled this week, another image began making its way around the internet: a photo of...

Opioid Sales Reps Swarmed New York at Height of Crisis

Purdue Pharma’s sales force swept through New York State, visiting doctors and pharmacies nearly half a million times between 2006 and 2017 to promote...

Falcon Heavy, SpaceX’s Giant Rocket, Launches Into Orbit, and Sticks Its Landings

The Falcon Heavy roared into space on Thursday night, arcing atop three columns of flame toward orbit with a large satellite on board. It was...

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the...

For 340 days, Scott Kelly circled the Earth aboard the International Space Station, gathering data about himself. He drew blood from his arms. He saved...

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