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Health Jan 12What medical marijuana can and can’t do for your health
Cannabis can help chronic pain, and other conclusions from a federal advisory review of more than 10,000 marijuana studies to determine the health pros and cons.
Science Jan 12Coral bleaching is killing reefs. Is the answer a great migration?
Coral bleaching threatens a third of the planet's reef ecosystems, but can these creatures adapt? Take a voyage deep into the Atlantic Ocean, as the Nekton Mission searches for an answer.
Science Dec 27Vera Rubin, who spotted the first evidence of dark matter, dies at 88
Vera Rubin, a pioneer astrophysicist who discovered the first evidence for dark matter, passed away Sunday night at the age of 88.
Science Dec 23‘Hidden Figures’ and the journey to celebrate NASA’s black female pioneers
The story behind how Hidden Figures went from biography to Hollywood, as told by the author, cast and crew.
Science Dec 22Analysis: ‘Passengers’ is part space odyssey, part stalker flick
Here's why this movie warrants a closer look.
Science Dec 12Here’s the first weather report for an exoplanet
You may want to pack goggles and sunscreen before you visit HAT-P-7b, based on the first convincing report of weather on an exoplanet.
Science Dec 05The very real consequences of fake news stories and why your brain can’t ignore them
Incidents like the #Pizzagate shooting signify one step in a long, dark trail of real world consequences caused by fake news. Experts explain this history and why these stories are so hard to ignore.
Science Nov 22How big droughts, forest fires could be the new normal in Appalachia
Wildfires have burned more than 100,000 acres across seven states in the southern Appalachian Mountains since late October.
Science Nov 16National Geographic makes hazardous journey to ‘MARS’ in new miniseries
The myriad strains of a future deep space journey percolate through ‘MARS’ — a new six-part miniseries on the National Geographic Channel.
Science Nov 11Science and technology under a Trump presidency
Science, technology and health policy under Donald Trump will feature cuts, but also inescapable progress.