Mind, body, health, disease, medicine and hope

The human experience is driven not just by the natural processes that shape our minds, bodies and world, but also by our ability to understand and shape those processes. From good health to terrible disease, from the foods we eat to the drugs we take, and from simple psychology to the the complexity of consciousness.

The medicine Nobel Prize recognized researchers studying how our bodies sense temperature and touch. Pain is much more complicated.
Brian Owens, Contributor
Award recognizes research that explains how our nerves sense the environment around us.
Haley Weiss, Staff Writer
Many people around the world eat insects, but still some of us are squeamish about eating them.
Inside Science Contributor
Fallen vaccination rates pose a threat to this vulnerable population.
Karen Kwon, Contributor
Researchers use virtual-reality roller coasters to peer into the brains of people with migraine.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Science and baking go hand in hand to make delicious treats even better.
Inside Science Contributor
The COVID-19 pandemic might have just been a trial run for the next virus threat.
Inside Science Contributor
Wearing masks for more than a year could have been a key factor in why many states can now lift mask wearing restrictions.
Inside Science Contributor
Researchers are using the motion capture technology to look at the hand movements in patients with possible osteoarthritis.
Inside Science Contributor
When it comes to the brain and recognizing familiar faces, in-person interaction matters.
Meeri Kim, Contributor
Cells exposed to an inflammatory signaling molecule are quicker to commit suicide -- but speed can lead to mistakes.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
High-speed camera footage shows how the COVID-19 virus spreads through speech.
Inside Science Contributor