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Arts May 25Why the lessons of Mister Rogers never go away
Children's TV icon Mister Rogers became a lesson in kindness after the Manchester attack.
Science May 24Twitter Chat: How much screen time is appropriate during a child’s development?
Dr. Nathan Chomilo will join NewsHour science producer Nsikan Akpan for a Twitter chat at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th to talk about the risks of mobile device usage by children.
Health May 17Twitter Chat: Can healthy eating replace medicine?
Join us at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday for an online conversation about using nutrition to treat obesity-related chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke and Type 2 diabetes.
Science Sep 13Watch antibiotic-resistant bacteria evolve right before your eyes
It’s spreading! Scientists at Harvard Medical School in Boston and Technion-Israel have designed a way to document bacteria as the microbes become impervious to antibiotics.
Science Aug 24Meet the Dolphin species that was hidden in Smithsonian’s fossil room
A new species of dolphin has spent the last 65 years hiding at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Science Aug 08Can music make you a better athlete?
Music can be a stimulant or a sedative. It can also improve athletic performance by enhancing mood, improving muscle control and helping the brain build key muscle memories, according to London researcher Costas Karageorghis.
Science Jul 20Celebrate the Apollo 11 anniversary in pictures
Relive humanity's first moonwalk.
Science Jul 13Culture, not biology, decides the difference between music and noise
A new study shows only cultures previously exposed to western music form opinions on consonance and dissonance, an element of music theory that establishes consonant chords as more aurally pleasing…
Science Jul 08Study tracks 31-year history of female sexualization in video games
Hypersexualization in video games has existed since the days of Super Mario, according to a new study from Indiana University.
Health Jul 05Silly rabbit! Junk food ads contribute to childhood obesity, study says
Child-centric marketing icons contribute to childhood obesity, according to a new study.