Greener plastics are possible, but it's the journey from the lab to the market that makes it nearly impossible to reach the consumer, a chemistry professor explains in The Conversation. » Read More
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The National Institutes of Health found that women who developed gestational diabetes had higher HbA1c levels early in their pregnancy. » Read More
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Scientists predict that the rest of 2018 through 2022 may be warmer than expected around the world as human-caused global warming and natural factors combine to heat the planet, USA Today reports. » Read More
From the Mayo Clinic to Harvard, sources don't always get the facts right about preeclampsia which is one of the most common cases of maternal death and severe complication in the US, ProPublica reports.
A division of the US forest service is studying fire behavior as the blazes in the West become hotter and spread faster than ever before, The New York Times reports.
Experimental gene therapies have yielded promising results in curing hemophilia in early trials. But the drugs have left some patients wary, worried that success will not last, The New York Times reports.
Google is joining the fight to curb racial bias in artificial intelligence by donating $1 million to a nonprofit in the Bay Area, USA Today reports.
Google-backed 23andMe is at the forefront of the direct-to-consumer DNA test kit boom. There are concerns about how health insurers may use the information to deny coverage. But there's another big insurance wrinkle: life insurance policies.
Girl Scouts CEO Sylvia Acevedo says the organization's new STEM badges are "not at all" a bid to stay relevant, now that the Boy Scouts allow girls to join their programs.
Jim Cramer explains what makes Apple’s trillion dollar market cap so meaningful.
Jim Cramer sits down with Jim Fitterling, CEO of DowDuPont subsidiary The Dow Chemical Company, to hear about its impending spin-off and the chemical business at large.
Tan Le is the founder of brain research company Emotiv, whose technology helped a quadriplegic man drive a Formula One car using only his thoughts. She spoke to “The Brave Ones” about why being an outsider is the secret to her success.
There might be a quadrillion tons of diamond hiding so deep beneath the Earth's surface that no drill in existence can reach them, according to USA Today.
Johnson & Johnson lead attorney Bart Williams says talc-based products have been proven safe by the "best scientists in America."
Zimbabwe has launched a space agency as part of its effort to industrialize and modernize.
The submarine was built by SpaceX and Boring Company engineers.
The growing demand for rechargeable batteries could lead to shortages in key materials for iPhones, laptops and electric vehicles.
"Our results provide novel causal evidence for the biological roots of men’s preferences for status," says the study in Nature.