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Massive Skin Replacement Saves Child's Life
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European doctors use gene therapy to correct an inherited disease and replace 80 percent of Syrian refugee's epidermis-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Scientists Zero In on a New Target for Obesity
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A compound that helps rodents and monkeys slim down could offer a promising approach for human therapies-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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California Gun Injuries Spike After Nevada Gun Shows
Firearm deaths and injuries went up in California communities after gun shows in neighboring Nevada--but not after more strictly regulated California gun shows. Christopher Intagliata reports.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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How Did Scientists Edit the Genes of Human Embryos?
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Scientists have successfully edited the genes of human embryos. What does this mean for the future of genetic engineering?-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Five Things We Bet You Didn't Know about the Placenta
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The placenta does a whole lot more than just ferry oxygen and nutrients to the fetus and take away wastes and carbon dioxide-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Long Sleeves on Doctors' White Coats May Spread Germs
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The UK already has “bare below the elbow” policies-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Maryn McKenna's Big Chicken [Part Two]
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Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. [Part 2 of...-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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California Governor Signs Drug Pricing Transparency Law
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Manufacturers must now give notice about significant price hikes-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Sexual Victimization by Women is More Common Than Previously Known
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A new study gives a portrait of female perpetrators-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...
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Where's the Proof That Mindfulness Meditation Works?
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The ubiquitous technique for relieving stress and pain has remarkably little scientific evidence backing it, a group of scientists contend-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com www.scientificamerican.com/...