Too much hair, or too little? There’s a single mechanism that causes both and we could fix it with meds

And in the future we should be able to control it with a pill.

Science-based birth control app gets EU approval

The app, which is the brainchild of a Higgs Boson physicist, has been certified as a valid birth control in the European Union.

Daily crosswords linked to sharper brain later in life

Your granny is on to something here.

Silicon 3D-printed heart looks and functions much like the real deal

It could transform how heart transplants work.

People aren’t sticking to their prescription, and that’s a big problem

Every year thousands of people mistakenly take or receive the wrong medication and millions more don’t take their medication as prescribed.

What creature plans and understands what’s in store? Quoth the raven, Nevermore

They’ve outsmarted all primates, and even four-year-old children.

Are you living in a lazy or an active country? Study maps how much the world walks

Turns out, activity inequality is a great predictor of obesity rates.

They’re everywhere on facebook, and now scientists have stored a GIF inside a living bacteria with the help of CRISPR

It’s the first time CRISPR was used to store and retrieve media from DNA.

Adolescent girls and boys may experience depression differently

Your gender might have a say in how people experience mental disorders.

One in five bots sharing fake news during France’s presidential election were also involved in the United States’

Oh my, now isn’t this a very strange coincidence?

For the first time, a vaccine for gonorrhea proves effective

Bacterial strains that cause gonorrhea have become resistant to antibiotics.

What is pasteurization, and how does it keep milk fresh for 9 months at a time?

What wizardry is this!? Find out here.

We’re losing the battle with gonorrhea. No clear treatment in sight, and things might get even worse

Gonorrhea, which just flew beneath our radar, might be one of the most dangerous diseases in the world.

The internal urge to eliminate uncertainty favors conspiracy theories

Cognitive closure might compel some to love tinfoil.

Oral sex might be helping the spread of unstoppable bacteria

It’s the gift that keeps on giving.

Facebook: where relationship builders, town criers, window shoppers, and selfies come to chat

Which one are you?

No bones needed — researchers use DNA in soil to tell if humans were around

This can be a game changer.

Our sense of smell might be connected to our extra pounds — in more ways than one

Not smelling food makes your body burn more calories, researchers suggest.

Researchers develop probiotic beer that “boosts your immunity and improves gut health”

If you needed another reason to enjoy your beer — here yo go!

Getting rid of an invasive shrub reduces the number of malaria-spreading mosquitos

Another reason why invasive species can be harmful.