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Human physiology

Retroviruses joined the human genome long ago; their effects are not yet clear.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Natural sleep patterns can greatly impact athletic success.

Chris Gorski, Editor

A special protein enhances sleep’s healing power and speeds flu recovery.

Inside Science Television

How nodding your head in sync with a group could increase your productivity.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Autonomy sometimes makes workers less happy and less productive.

Nala Rogers, Contributor

Being active as a child influences how your brain will function as you age.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Custom-made splint produced from a 3D printer saves lives.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

New imaging technology lets patients decide if they want to sleep through brain surgery.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Eating more meat could counteract high blood pressure, but some scientists doubt the finding.

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

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