TIME Features


The War on Superbugs

How a forgotten 100-year-old treatment called phage therapy is saving lives.

Fewer Scientists Are Studying Insects. Here’s Why That’s So Dangerous

"Where have all the entomologists gone?" How a shortage of bug scientists is putting us at risk

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. After following this clinical trial for over a year, I was able to break the news of this historic birth.

Inside the German Hospital Where Polish Women Seek Abortions

It’s almost impossible to get an abortion in Poland. These women crossed the border to Germany for help.  

The Weight Loss Trap: Why Your Diet Isn't Working [Cover Story]

Why no single diet—from low carb to paleo to low fat and vegan—will work for everyone.

Why Healthy People Are Wearing Diabetes Devices

Here's the latest trend among personal data enthusiasts.

Death, Disrupted

The weird ways Silicon Valley is trying to cheat death, from young blood transfusions to $25,000 physicals.

How Botox Became the Drug That's Treating Everything [Cover Story]

The weird, wild science behind Botox.

The New Transplant Revolution

A rise in transplants that improve lives rather than save them is filled with promise and ethical dilemmasVideo: What Life Looks Like After the World’s Most Extensive Face Transplant

Scoop: 4 Breakthrough Uterus Transplants Performed in the U.S.

Four women received uterus transplants from live donors, only one succeeded. 

Scoop: The First American With a Double Hand Transplant Wants Them Removed

"I can do absolutely nothing.:

What You Need to Know About Zika [Cover Story]

Everything you need to know about the virus, the mosquitoes that carry it, and how to beat it. 

The War Against Mosquitoes

I go behind the scenes to a town in Brazil that is using genetic modified mosquitoes to fight Zika.

Inside Zika's Toll in Brazil

I traveled to Brazil to report on the spike in cases of babies born with the severe birth defect microcephaly. I was one of the first journalists on the scene.

Why (Almost) Everyone is Embracing the Digital Doctor

More Americans are using apps to video chat their doctors for faster care from the privacy of their homes.

Energy Drinks Have Doctors Worried—But Business is Booming

New research into energy drink consumption and youth suggests the beverages may not be so benign for young people. 

The Next Best Thing to a Cure

Inspired by his son's condition, a father has invented a bionic pancreas that could transform life with diabetes. 

After Ebola

Why the worst outbreak ever is a warning of what could come next.

Stepping into the Light

In a race to cure blindness, three advances come closer to reality.

The IUD Answer

Why the best form of birth control is the one no one is using.

It's the Little Things That Keep Us Young

As part of TIME's annual longevity issue, I covered the new science that shows daily lifestyle choices can help people live better--and longer. 

Why Schools Can't Teach Sex Ed

In the Internet age, young kids are exposed to more explicit content. 

When Sleep and School Don't Mix

Evidence is mounting that teenagers should start school a little later. So why aren’t they?

Exclusive: Woman Can Move Again After a Breakthrough Stroke Treatment

Judy Slater, the first person to undergo deep brain stimulation (DBS) for stroke recovery, is doing far better than doctors expected.