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Human physiology

Dressmakers are exceptional at judging distances, while dentists and surgeons are no better than the rest of us.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Singing is not just emotion -- it is motion as well. But how far do the vocal cords crawl in a single operatic performance?

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

New technology using a one-color laser may drive future generation of high-tech hearing aids.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Findings could lead to a future drug that mimics the health benefits of exercise.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

A new study with potato chips suggests we all perceive scents differently, but culture tells us to agree when naming them.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

A special imaging technique takes pictures of blood flow under the skin, revealing how and why some elderly suffer poor blood flow.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

Reanalyzed foot and handprints may date to thousands of years before many thought the roof of the world was settled.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The same system that rewards you for selfish actions also rewards you for generous ones.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Two new studies find that electronic device use near bedtime is linked with poor sleep in adults and children.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

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