Efforts to expand physician-assisted death, which is legal in six states and Washington, D.C., are met with powerful resistance from religious groups, disability advocates and the medical establishment.
By Monica Villamizar
Four months after Hurricane Maria, about 450,000 of 1.5 million electricity customers in Puerto Rico still have no service. Blackouts regularly occur for hours at a time, even in San Juan. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports on the emergency efforts…
By Miles O'Brien
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is re-examining what counts as humane when it comes to the life of its dolphins. Facing increased disillusionment over such spectacles, the aquarium plans to move its dolphins to an enclosed outdoor sanctuary that mimics…
By Rashmi Shivni and Teresa Carey
This dolphin and whale graveyard may hold the secrets to cetacean lifestyles.
A series of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions struck the Pacific Rim late Monday and early Tuesday.
By Sharon Begley, STAT
There is a deep ideological schism between equally respected experts about what constitutes proof that exercise can benefit patients with mild cognitive impairment.
Getting ketchup out of the bottle wasn't always so smooth or easy. But a coating material called LiquiGlide, originally invented to solve a problem in the oil industry, cuts the natural friction and tension between liquids and solids, allowing you…
To help families and scholars, search for enslaved individuals and their descendants, Michigan State University researchers are launching a new project called "Enslaved: The People of the Historic Slave Trade."…
Director Stanley Kubrick’s landmark space saga, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” turns 50 this year, remaining remarkably relevant and influential even 17 years after surpassing its titular year. Here are six movies Kubrick helped influence.
Scientists worry that the extreme weather events seen in 2017 will only get worse as the planet heats up.
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