Science & Medicine
John B. Goodenough, SM’50, PhD’52, the father of the lithium-ion battery, sparked the wireless revolution. Now, at 94, he’s working on the next breakthrough.
Astronomers and planetary scientists debate if and when we’ll find extraterrestrial life.
Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves a century ago. Daniel Holz was part of the team of scientists that finally found them last fall.
A new study shows how sleep loss initiates overeating, amplifying and extending blood levels of a chemical signal that enhances the joy of eating.
Doctors are taught to fight death—but it’s a losing battle. Some are looking beyond biomedicine to help them better communicate with patients about the end of life.