Saunas Are the Next Frontier in Fighting Depression

The preliminary results of a clinical trial of using heat exposure to combat depression are in—and…

How Your Body Adapts to Extreme Cold

Scientists are finding a dynamic story in human physiology linked to frigid temperatures—a story that climate…

Snow Sports Are Getting More Dangerous

Extreme conditions caused by climate change are making winter sports more risky. From Colorado to Washington,…

Why Antidepressants Take So Long to Work

A clinical trial reveals the first evidence of how the brain restructures physically in the first…

A Revelation About Trees Is Messing With Climate Calculations

Trees make clouds by releasing small quantities of vapors called “sesquiterpenes.” Scientists are learning more—and it’s…

Florida’s War With Invasive Pythons Has a New Twist

It may not be possible to eradicate the state’s tens of thousands of Burmese pythons. But…

Florida’s War With Invasive Pythons Has a New Twist

It may not be possible to eradicate the state’s tens of thousands of Burmese pythons. But…

Everyone Was Wrong About Antipsychotics

An unprecedented look at dopamine in the brain reveals that psychosis drugs get developed with the…

Coming Soon Near You: Bears

Extreme heat and other weather events are driving bears closer to humans’ campgrounds and hiking trails—and…

A Hair Loss Study Raises New Questions About Aging Cells

A protein secreted by seemingly dormant cells in skin moles causes hair to grow again. That’s…