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The top of a water tower is seen at the Flint Water Plant in Flint, Michigan January 13, 2016.  Michigan National Guard members were set to arrive in Flint as soon as Wednesday to join door-to-door efforts to distribute bottled water and other supplies to residents coping with the city's crisis over lead-contaminated drinking water.     REUTERS/Rebecca Cook - RTX22AL4

Poison water in Flint affects everyone’s health—especially kids

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A man-made water crisis in Flint, Michigan began five years ago when the city government decided to switch water sources in an effort to save money. Continue reading

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Home visits for new mothers helps baby brain development

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Essential question How much of an influence does a baby’s environment and care have on how they later do in school and as…read more

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Scientists use 3-D printers to recreate largest dinosaur ever

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The 122-foot long skeleton of a new, massive dinosaur species debuted at New York’s American Museum of Natural History over the weekend. Continue reading

Vice President Joe Biden (L) points to U.S. President Barack Obama while Obama delivered his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington January 12, 2016. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool  - RTX224W9

President announces national effort to cure cancer

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In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced a new American initiative to cure cancer. Continue reading

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Chilean architect wins top prize for socially-conscious design

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As urban populations grow, the challenge of providing affordable housing has cities looking for innovative design solutions. Continue reading

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