More Stories in Humans

  1. Humans

    Common high-school textbooks promote unscientific views on gender

    Inaccurate descriptions of sex and gender may lead to sexism or prejudice toward people who don’t seem to represent gender norms.

  2. Health & Medicine

    How to help transgender and nonbinary teens bloom during puberty

    Gender-affirming medical care during puberty can help transgender and nonbinary teens end up with an adult body that matches their gender.

  3. Genetics

    A protein in sweat may protect people from Lyme disease

    That protein stopped the disease-causing bacterium from growing in lab dishes or infecting mice.

  4. Tech

    Bioelectronics research wins top award at 2024 Regeneron ISEF

    Three grand-award winners each took home at least $50,000. Hundreds more teens shared more than $9 million in prizes at the international competition.

  5. Brain

    Herbal medicine could help recovery after concussion

    A finalist at Regeneron ISEF found that a plant native to China could supplement a common pain reliever that comes with unwanted side effects.

  6. Physics

    The movie Frozen inspired the icy, 3-D printing of blood vessels

    Ice guides a 3-D printing method to make realistic, artificial blood vessels. One day, such vessels could be used in lab-grown organs.

  7. Chemistry

    Here’s why teens’ body odor can be especially strong

    The body odors of teens and younger kids share dozens of chemicals in common. But teens have some that infants and toddlers appear to lack.

  8. Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence is making it hard to tell truth from fiction

    Experts worry that by making it harder to tell what’s true, AI can threaten people’s reputations, health, fair elections and more.

  9. Physics

    Let’s learn about particles that help us peer inside objects

    Particles such as muons, X-rays and neutrons help scientists peer inside fossils, mummies, pyramids, volcanoes and the human body.