They're scared about climate change, biomedical research funding, and a general backlash against the "elite," among other things. "I feel sick to my stomach," one scientist told BuzzFeed News.
Whether peddling vitamins, sympathizing with the anti-vaccine movement, or Tweeting their favorite foods, Trump and Oz both project an outsider, folksy, tell-it-like-it-is persona that the public craves.
New outbreaks of Zika are still cropping up in regions across the globe, including Singapore and Guinea-Bissau.
If confirmed, it could be the beginning of a US-based outbreak.
The latest longevity drug has extended lifespan in mice by 30%. People can’t try it yet, but their dogs can.
Great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
Samir Chachoua, who claims to have developed a cure for cancer and AIDS, found a sympathetic audience on Friday's episode of Real Time with Bill Maher. Doctors and scientists aren't happy about it.
Zika is spreading quickly in the Americas, but people in the U.S. shouldn't panic just yet. Here are the week's best Zika stories, from BuzzFeed and around the web.
The mutant animals are anxious, have abnormal social interactions, and run in circles.
GIFs show what rising sea levels could do to Trump buildings. That and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
An astrophysics professor fell in love with his grad student, then fired her for it. Here's that and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
While the WHO declares Zika-linked birth defects a global health emergency, the U.S. CDC is warning pregnant women about traveling to 28 regions where the virus is spreading.
The 5,300-year-old "Iceman" may have had ulcers, and 2015 was the hottest year on record. Here are those and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
The pill that prevents HIV is not widely available in Europe. If it were, it would probably drop infections considerably, researchers say.
A woman beat a DWI charge thanks to yeast in her gut, and real winter is coming in about four weeks. Those and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
The most important discoveries, stunning photos, and inspiring scientists of the year. (And the crappiest stuff, too!)
...in chronological order.
Santa's sleigh would explode with the force of 500 billion tonnes of TNT, killing an estimated 100 million people. That and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
When trying to pick out a suspect for the first time, eyewitnesses are often accurate — if they say they're sure. So finds a new study of 348 robbery cases in Houston, Texas.
Most states with medical marijuana don't have safety testing requirements. That and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.