Invented by a Baltimore local, Mr. Trash Wheel has collected more than 1.5 million pounds of garbage since May 2014.
By Zachary Green
After the world's last male northern white rhino died in Kenya two weeks ago, scientists are hoping in vitro fertilization with the last two females can save the subspecies from extinction. The government is also using the rhino’s death as…
By Pamela Kirkland
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, this self-taught paleontologist has been looking for dinosaurs in creek beds and rivers for more than 30 years, and has become something of a legend in the field. Then, outside a NASA…
It’s been just over six months since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico and roughly 150,000 people still do not have power. A string of grassroots efforts aims to jumpstart the grid with solar energy. Science producer Nsikan Akpan explains…
By Kate Sheridan, STAT
An analysis of more than five years of Medicare Part D and Medicaid prescription data found that after states legalized weed, the number of opioid prescriptions and the daily dose of opioids went way down.
By Lucia Perez Diaz, The Conversation
A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya.
By PBS NewsHour
Factors like population growth, income inequality and climate change have exacerbated water related issues around the world. Abuse and depletion of the natural resource has led to instability and violence in places like Iran, Syria and Bangladesh as well as…
Though chances of a human collision are low, here's what to do if the Tiangong-1 lands near you -- and how you'd sue for damages.
These 3D-printed homes can be built in under 24 hours for as low as $4,000. They're designed to help solve the world's homelessness and housing problems.
By Miles O'Brien
Deadly antibiotic resistance is predicted to eclipse the number of people affected by cancer by 2050, and one of the biggest causes is overuse. A new study out Monday found the use of antibiotics worldwide has increased 65 percent in…
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