NY Times Science

 
October 19th
Adults said to develop symptoms of A.D.H.D. may instead have substance abuse or mood problems, researchers concluded.
October 19th
With Google Earth, archaeologists have uncovered strange stone structures that may have been built by nomadic tribes in ancient lava fields.
October 19th
Cataracts usually afflict the old, but doctors in Africa have been shocked to find them in Ebola survivors as young as 5.
October 19th
Archaeologists in Maine are working to unearth artifacts buried for centuries in shell middens. But sea levels are rising, eroding the ancient sites.
October 19th
That puppy dog face your pet makes often is a reaction to your own expression, a new study finds.
October 19th
During the Ptolemaic Period, fluctuations in Nile flooding triggered by eruptions may have led to violent uprisings, researchers report.
October 19th
The treatment will be for adults with aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when chemotherapy has failed. It re-engineers a patient’s own cells to fight cancer.
October 19th
Men and women develop hypertension at roughly the same rates, but men do not get it under control until much later in life, researchers find.
October 19th
DNA phenotyping uses genes from human remains to give police an idea of what an unknown person looked like. Critics say the technology isn’t ready for crime-fighting.
October 18th
International delegates will gather next month to discuss implementing the Paris agreement, and American negotiators will be there even though the United States has said it will quit the pact.
October 18th
When scientists salvaged recordings from a remote spot in a national park in Alaska, they heard footsteps, sniffs, huffs, a series of crunches, then silence.
October 18th
Brett Morgen’s documentary tells her story through footage of Ms. Goodall’s interactions with chimpanzees in what is now Tanzania.
October 17th
In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents.
October 17th
Recently mushroom hunters have been sharing photos of the fly agaric, which has a reputation for strange and dangerous effects when ingested by other living things.
October 17th
From exosolar planets to colliding stars, The Times’s cosmic affairs correspondent introduces readers to the universe they live in.
October 17th
Seen and heard, the fireball is a stunning breakthrough into kilonovas, bursts of energy believed to produce metals like gold and uranium in the universe.
October 16th
The ruling, by a federal judge in Texas, is a setback for Allergan, which had transferred the patents to a Mohawk tribe in order to protect them.
October 16th
Here are answers to some questions you might have about the discovery that was announced on Monday.
October 16th
New research shows that the number of eggs a woman has left doesn’t necessarily predict her ability to conceive naturally.
October 16th
At the Smart Kitchen Summit in Seattle, they talked of appliances that plan, shop, advise — and leave little room for the joy of cooking.
October 16th
For the first time, astronomers have seen and heard a pair of neutron stars collide in a crucible of cosmic alchemy.
October 15th
Taking childhood trauma into account means asking inmates “What happened to you?” instead of “What is wrong with you?”
October 15th
Backers of a giant mine promise thousands of jobs, but the plan has provoked one of the most fervent environmental campaigns in Australian history.
October 14th
A plant conservationist from Syria and his colleagues are safeguarding seeds that might be crucial when more parts of the world become as hot and arid as the Middle East.
October 14th
The discovery of the Arabic characters in boat graves has raised questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia.
October 14th
No matter how you raise a wolf, you can’t turn it into a dog. To find out why, scientists have to spend a lot of time cuddling and testing puppies.
October 14th
Fraudulent research and faked peer reviews have led to a humiliating setback for China’s goal of becoming a global leader in scientific research.
October 13th
Kathleen Hartnett White, who has called global warming a “dogma” and clean energy “parasitic,” was nominated to lead the Council on Environmental Quality.
October 13th
Scientists aren’t entirely sure how wolves evolved into dogs, but new research into the genetic and social behavior of wolf pups may offer some clues.
October 13th
Some birds and animals found shelter during recent hurricanes, but many will struggle to live in a changed environment.
October 13th
The prospects for opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration are better than they have been in years.