science

When Dolly the Sheep Made Us All Clone Crazy

A scientific breakthrough led to fevered speculation that seems a bit silly in retrospect

The Surgeon Who Derailed Decades of Medical Research by Giving Himself the Wrong STD

Many 18th-century doctors and scientists believed that gonorrhea and syphilis were the same thing, but John Hunter was the only one with enough confidence to use his penis to prove it

Actually, It’s Men Who Need to Smile More

New research continues to show that male faces are more likely than women’s to be associated with anger. So, come on pretty fella, can you give me a smile?

‘Gattaca’ Isn’t Simply Science-Fiction, It’s Middle School Science Curriculum

For many millennials, when it came to learning about genetic engineering, their teachers ditched the textbook and turned over the classroom to Ethan Hawke and Jude Law instead