The Science Behind Why People Have Different Pain Tolerances
Everything from our genes to our psychological makeup can affect our sensitivity to physical pain.
Researchers Edited Mice Genes to Stop Them from Dreaming
The molecular mechanisms behind sleep were largely a mystery until now.
There Are 79 Genetic Forms of Obesity
And they might require different treatments.
What It Takes for Night People to Become Morning People
A few small lifestyle tweaks can make the shift easier for aspiring early risers.
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Men Don't Survive Harsh Conditions As Well As Women Do
Even as babies, females survived more during famine and epidemics than males.
The Genetic Atlas Shows You Where You Came From
It tells 4,000 years of human migration, breeding, and war.
Vice Guide to Right Now
Some of Us Might Have Divorce in Our Genes, Study Shows
Yeah, not the best news we've ever heard.
FR Xavier Duportet Made a Robot from DNA and Proteins
The WHO says by 2050 ultra-resistant bacteria will be the leading cause of death. French scientist Xavier Duportet may have found the solution.
An Artist Is Turning Spit into Crystals
Get a mouthful of Inés Cámara Leret's unusual BioArt.
I Asked a Leading Expert on Paedophilia to Explain My Former Headmaster
According to Dr. James Cantor shame and secrecy makes people feel isolated, which encourages offending. This doesn't excuse "Sir," but it explains how we can better treat those like him.
Documenting Gingers of Color
There's never been a better time to be ginger.
The VICE Guide to Mental Health
Where Did My OCD Come From?
There's always been a big part of me that wanted to believe OCD is genetic, that my mom's DNA, rather than her behavior, gave me OCD. But I've realized that pointing the finger isn't that important when you want to get well.