Natural Cycles was the first app certified by the EU as birth control — it’s now under attack in Sweden for causing unwanted pregnancies.
Young dolphins can recognize themselves in a mirror by the age of 7 months — a full five months before human babies.
Canadian doctors frown on Goop’s DIY coffee enema kit.
This June, the Chinese Space Exploration Program is sending silkworms and potatoes to live on the surface of the moon. If it goes well, humans could be next.
Catheters cause thousands of deadly infections a year — for an updated design, scientists look to beetle penises.
The ancient practice of fasting finds new acolytes for its brain-boosting benefits, further proven by a new study on mice.
Google’s AlphaZero AI stuns chess experts by beating one of the world’s preeminent chess-playing computer programs in just four hours.
As the U.K. prepares to enact a ban on microplastics, scientists wonder if it should include glitter.
Two studies suggest a correlation between living with dogs and reduced inflammatory conditions in children.
Foster care placements have increased for the fourth year in a row, in large part to parental drug abuse.