The cannabis compound known as CBD is being touted as a treatment for a variety of conditions. But the substance’s uncertain legal status is stalling serious investigation

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New “living drugs”—made from a patient’s own cells—can cure once incurable cancers. But can we afford them?

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Science is often poorly communicated. Researchers can fight back

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How well-meaning donations end up fueling an unproven, virtually unregulated $2 billion stem cell industry

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and here’s why that’s dangerous. AI has huge potential to transform our lives, but the term itself is being abused in very worrying ways, says Zachary Lipton, an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University

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One of science’s best tools for understanding obesity is debunking myths about metabolism

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Stem cell medicine has huge potential but unscrupulous clinics offering unrealistic hopes are endangering its future

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Lawmakers in Austin have approved a bill authorizing unapproved stem cell therapies, putting Texas on track to become the first state to explicitly recognize the experimental treatments

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