Stacey Vanek Smith
May 15, 2013 Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy is likely to boost demand for a medical test that determines the probability of breast cancer. That test is currently available from just one company, Myriad Genetics, which charges more than $4,000.
Apr 30, 2013 Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institute of Health, on how sequester cuts have caused anxiety for young researchers.
Apr 30, 2013 As government spending on medical research drops, some would-be scientists are having second thoughts.
Apr 23, 2013 In his latest book, Michael Pollan emphasizes economic and health benefits of cooking.
Apr 23, 2013 How much do you know about global dietary habits and meat consumption?
Jul 16, 2013 Researchers at the University of Texas are working on a way to produce mass quantities of nanocellulose -- a non-toxic construction and engineering material that's strong, saves trees, and could help reduce greenhouse gases.
Apr 18, 2013 Thanks to a string of scandals that have damaged the reputation of China’s domestic food supply, more and more among the country's rising consumer class are turning to imported foods.
Apr 12, 2013 Many believe genetics are the next big thing in medicine, but one question for this new era of personalized medicine is cost.
Apr 11, 2013 The notion that gluten-free is good has worked its way onto menus and into prepared foods.