“Using heroin in this way, frankly, freaks people out in the US,” said one expert.

Dan Vergano • 4 days ago

“I didn’t want to be a lab rat,” a man who dropped out of the experiment told a Chinese magazine.

Dan Vergano • 6 days ago

“Where are we going to be in another 10 years if we don’t do something?”

Dan Vergano • 11 days ago

At a meeting in Hong Kong, Jiankui He said he has created 31 gene-edited human embryos so far.

Dan Vergano • 12 days ago

“Lulu and Nana might be sitting out there with off-target effects of all kinds,” said one expert.

Dan Vergano • 14 days ago

“It's hard to imagine hunter-gatherers feasting on the sheer quantity of food that Americans eat at Thanksgiving,” said one anthropologist.

Dan Vergano • 19 days ago

A $238,000 federal study will follow more than 10,000 medical marijuana patients in New York over the next two years to see if their opioid use drops.

Dan Vergano • 25 days ago

“Building the airplane is the easy part,” said a NASA official.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

It was jobs against the climate in this year’s environmental politics fights. Jobs won.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

Congress picked up some winners with science backgrounds on Tuesday night.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

Male rats zapped with high radiation actually lived longer, on average, than their undosed counterparts, because they suffered lower rates of kidney disease.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

Some prosecutors are cracking down on prescription fraud involving the common addiction treatment Suboxone. Critics say this will only fuel the epidemic.

Scott Pham • One month ago

An FDA panel has voted in favor of an opioid tablet 500 to 1,000 times more potent than morphine. The panel’s head says the drug will kill people.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

“It kind of adds insult to injury,” one scientist said. “There’s a heat wave, so you want a beer. But it costs more.”

Dan Vergano • One month ago

“There is not anyone else who does the kind of work done by these experts,” said a former USDA statistics chief.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago

“Paranoia has to find an outlet,” said one psychologist.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago

Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland invented optical tweezers and pulsed laser beams. It's been 55 years since a woman won the Physics Nobel.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago

“I think these people have watched too many Star Trek reruns,” said an expert on civilizational collapse.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago

The Trump administration is revving up the fetal tissue debate just ahead of the midterm elections.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago

The feds said the show was Boston Med but it seems to have been a different show, Save My Life: Boston Trauma.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago