11-year-old Bertrand Might (center) surrounded by his family, including his father, Matt Might (second from right), and his mother, Cristina Might (second from left). Credit: The Might family Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have shown that cells from children with NGLY1 deficiency — a rare disorder first […]

A column of ash surrounds the crater of Taal Volcano as it erupts on Jan. 12, 2020, with lightning in the background, as seen from Tagaytay city, in the Philippines. (Image: © Ezra Acayan/Getty Images) A volcano in a densely populated part of the Philippines has started to belch clouds […]

Between 2005 and 2016, the shift away from coal saved an estimated 26,610 lives and 570 million bushels of crops. The decommissioning of coal-fired power plants in the continental United States has reduced nearby pollution and its negative impacts on human health and crop yields, according to a new University […]

Study links rise in bureaucracy — now 34.2% of health spending — to surging overhead of private insurers; cutting US administrative costs to Canadian levels would have saved more than $600 billion in 2017. A study published on January 6, 2020, in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds that health care bureaucracy cost Americans […]

Findings from NIH-funded study could inform treatment strategies. Identical twins with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often experience large differences in symptom severity even though they share the same DNA, according to an analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health. The findings suggest that identifying the causes of this variability may […]