The avocado boom has birthed a fight over who gets to make money off the patented giant “Carla.”

Stephanie M. Lee • 19 days ago

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, the feds still don’t know the original source of the salmonella outbreak that has sickened 164 people and killed one.

Stephanie M. Lee • 26 days ago

Cornell is looking at whether its star professor’s misconduct affected research funded by the federal government.

Stephanie M. Lee • One month ago

“The practice of science requires the highest levels of transparency,” researchers said in an open letter to Cornell.

Stephanie M. Lee • One month ago

"It's providing them with a hope that they may have thought didn't exist for their cancer," says the executive director of TruthInAdvertising.org.

Stephanie M. Lee • One month ago

Anti–Big Tobacco crusader Stanton Glantz settled a sexual harassment lawsuit from a former researcher. Then his center won a $20 million research grant.

Stephanie M. Lee • One month ago

Their tragedies expose a shadowy US industry that sells drugs with little government oversight.

Stephanie M. Lee • 2 months ago

His last day will be June 30, 2019.

Stephanie M. Lee • 2 months ago

Wansink, who is still teaching at Cornell, has now retracted 13 papers in total.

Stephanie M. Lee • 2 months ago

A proposed health study of low-salt diets on prisoners has undisclosed salt industry funding.

Stephanie M. Lee • 2 months ago

“Our study in hindsight was outright silly,” one scientist said.

Stephanie M. Lee • 3 months ago

“CrossFit admitted they’re wrong and is making it right,” trans athlete Chloie Jönsson told BuzzFeed News.

Stephanie M. Lee • 4 months ago

Mikhaila Peterson, 26, is now making money off a new kind of diet that allegedly cured her depression and arthritis: all meat, all the time.

Stephanie M. Lee • 4 months ago

A rash of official-looking warning letters may be linked to an "international extortion scam," the FDA said.

Stephanie M. Lee • 5 months ago

CrossFit’s strident spokesperson Russell Berger was winning a war against junk science — until his anti-LGBT bigotry got him fired.

Stephanie M. Lee • 5 months ago

“He needs to take a big dose of ‘shut the fuck up' and hide out for a while. It’s sad,” CrossFit’s CEO Greg Glassman told BuzzFeed News.

Stephanie M. Lee • 6 months ago

The body of 28-year-old startup CEO Aaron Traywick was found Sunday morning in a spa in Northwest DC.

Stephanie M. Lee • 7 months ago

Facing pressure from the low-carb movement, Barilla and other companies are funding and promoting research that argues pasta is healthy.

Stephanie M. Lee • 7 months ago

As Facebook comes under fire for its advertising and data-sharing practices, researchers have discovered that e-cigarettes and other tobacco products are being hawked on the platform to teens.

Stephanie M. Lee • 8 months ago

Tired of flashy research that fails to hold up, psychologists around the world are taking it upon themselves to redo influential studies.

Stephanie M. Lee • 8 months ago