Skip to content Skip to navigation

Human

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.

How do we transmit information from one person to another?

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Just how dangerous is flying to your health?

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Some cannabis-derived treatments are now being tested for their ability to help certain skin diseases

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Experts debate the legal promise and pitfalls of technology for peering into people's minds.

James Gaines, Contributor

The theory of what causes the disease and how it develops may be wrong.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Scientists want to identify the hundreds of thousands of viruses that could potentially spill over from wildlife into humans.

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

Learn about the different ways dyslexia manifests itself in languages.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Researchers are working on new ways to help babies who are born too soon.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A study that compares the multitasking abilities of awake sleepwalkers and non-sleepwalkers provides insights into the nature of awareness.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Subscribe to Human