Why 2017 Won't Suck for Medical Science
Look forward to head transplants, medical ketamine, and a gene-editing arms race with China.
How Scared Should I Be?
How Scared Should I Be of My Anesthesia Not Working
"Feeling the knife cutting into my stomach, I thought I would die immediately," a survivor said.
The Hidden-Camera Video That Pro-Lifers Claim Proves Planned Parenthood Is Selling Fetus Parts for Profit
Is the outrage-inspiring clip produced by anti-abortion activists a smoking gun or a cheap propaganda trick?
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Some Brave Sonofabitch Played The Beatles' "Yesterday" While Getting Brain Surgery
This is seriously impressive.
What We Know About the NFL's Bogeyman, CTE
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy has been a known condition since the 1920s, but it remains one of medical science's great mysteries.
A New Report Suggests We Should Be More Worried About Drug-Resistant Bacteria Than Cancer
The UK's Review on Antimicrobial Resistance says antibiotic-resistant bacteria are spreading so fast that untreatable infections might be more likely to kill any given person than cancer in 2050.
Why Are So Many of Us Avoiding the Flu Vaccine?
Most people view parents who don't vaccinate their children as kooks who are endangering everyone's health—so why don't more of us get flu shots?
The Era of Artificial Hearts Has Begun
For the second time ever, a truly permanent artificial heart was implanted into a patient. This is just the beginning.