Two scientists drugged some cephalopods and were surprised to find that their reactions to MDMA were similar to those of humans, despite massive evolutionary differences.
By Miles O'Brien
What is causing weather systems like Harvey and Florence to slow down and produce historic rainfall and flooding? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien looks at the growing risk of hurricanes and the evidence that it’s tied to climate change.
In response to a #TimesUp movement, the American Association for the Advancement of Science passed measures on Saturday to tackle harassment.
At least five people have died and millions are without power as Tropical Storm Florence continues to cause destruction in the Carolinas. Winds have slowed but the storm is forecast to move east, making inland flooding one big worry for…
By PBS NewsHour
Even as development continues near the coasts, some national home insurance companies are pulling away from those areas, leaving home and business owners to rely on government-subsidized flood insurance. But the potential damage from Tropical Storm Florence may require additional…
As Hurricane Florence was closing in on the Carolina coast this week, the role of climate change in intensifying weather was back in the national conversation. Amna Nawaz talks with Radley Horton of Columbia University about the link between climate…
PBS NewsHour has compiled this guide of resources so you can track Hurricane Florence's devastation as it happens.
By Julia Griffin
Hurricane Florence is predicted to bring a storm surge of 9 to 13 feet to parts of North Carolina, threatening residents and wild horses alike. But even after the storm passes, officials warn flooding could persist in the region for…
In Brazil's Maranhao State, indigenous groups are battling a powerful logging mafia to protect the region's remaining and fragile Amazon rainforest. After years of decline, deforestation is again on the rise, threatening a terrifying climate change tipping point. Special correspondent…
By Miles O'Brien
How do meteorologists and scientists make predictions about the power and trajectory of a hurricane? Buckle up. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins a crew of scientists who fly right into the eye of Hurricane Florence.
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