Latest stories - Cathleen O'Grady

5 Hours Ago   Why does farming catch on when it dings health and quality of life?

11 Days Ago   Small, easy policies can crowd out support for more drastic but necessary changes.

24 Days Ago   The fossil record for our closest relatives is poor, but genetic data could help.

32 Days Ago   And we still don’t know where a huge portion of our plastic waste even ends up.

65 Days Ago   The preference for wind is strong even in coal-producing states.

70 Days Ago   The overbite that comes from eating soft food may make "ffff" sounds more common.

86 Days Ago   In a rapidly changing climate, those memories may lead them astray.

97 Days Ago   Theory protects from "personal intuitions and culturally biased folk theories."

119 Days Ago   Understanding the differences in rates means a better picture of our history.

120 Days Ago   The farther from the equator, the greater the seasonal swings.

126 Days Ago   Point not just to the lies, but who's behind them, researchers suggest.

126 Days Ago   Huge analysis shows how the answer changes depending on the question.

134 Days Ago   Low attention and a flood of data are serious problems for social networks.

161 Days Ago   Containing the outbreak in a conflict-heavy region is challenging.

175 Days Ago   An overall downward trend reversed between 2016 and 2017.

176 Days Ago   Drug overdoses and suicide play an important role in the increasing death rate.

177 Days Ago   Study confirms rare paternal mitochondrial transmission in three families.

177 Days Ago   There's overlap with risk for a range of other conditions and behaviors.

180 Days Ago   One reference genome doesn't capture the huge variation in human DNA.

182 Days Ago   Desensitization trial shows success, but don’t try this at home

184 Days Ago   Pathogenic E. coli outbreak across the US and Canada is under investigation.

187 Days Ago   Plenty of animals have ritual greetings. But most are not like this.

189 Days Ago   Earwax tracks the rise and fall of cortisol alongside whaling, war, and warming.

189 Days Ago   Multi-drug resistant gonorrhea is a rapidly growing threat.

190 Days Ago   Dampening international collaboration is damaging to everyone, scientists say.

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