Standardized tests for K-12 students were largely dropped during Covid, leaving a gaping hole in our understanding of students’ progress.
OPINION: Covid laid bare the scope of health disparities in the US and around the world. Research shows that trained lay people may be the best way to bring evidence-based care to those who need it most.
Experts say that growing age discrimination in the West is a result of policies that far predate the pandemic
Want to learn how cooking transforms beef’s flavor? Meat scientists have the answers.
Sleep deficits are robbing poor people and racial minorities of health and earning power. What can be done?
Some neuroscientists think psychedelic drugs and the hallucinations they induce could help reveal how the brain generates our perceptions of the world around us — and of ourselves
Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders
OPINION: We don’t want to go back to living on planes and out of suitcases. Virtual meetings are cheaper, more accessible and better for the planet.
Most male mammals have little or nothing to do with their kids. Why is our own species different?
Astrophysicists now have the data and models to uncover subtle imprints from our galaxy’s past