September 22, 2014
The Body Electric Every year, more than 500 Americans will be struck by lightning. Though 90 percent will survive, their minds and bodies will be altered in ways that leave scientists scratching their heads.
September 19, 2014
Cockroaches: The Insect We're Programmed to Fear Why are we so revolted by roaches? Rachel Nuwer visits her own insect hell to find out, and discovers a disturbing truth about our future with these creatures.
September 11, 2014
Tech Has a Depression Problem Start-up founders might seem like they've got it made, but long hours, isolation, and stress put them at risk of mental illness.
July 28, 2014
The Fight Against Fake Birth Control A recent study shows that a huge percentage of Peru's emergency contraceptives are not what they appear.
July 27, 2014
Joshua A. Krisch
New York City's 'Gay Health Warrior' An infectious disease physician hangs up his lab coat to bring HIV screening and counseling to Manhattan’s gay nightlife.
June 18, 2014
Flowers From Alaska For late-summer weddings, the peonies can only come from one place. And when one woman realized that, she started planting.