In the aftermath of Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey, climate scientists are warning that extreme weather events will become more consistent as atmospheric CO2 levels and ocean temperatures continue to rise. Jeff Goodell, author of The Water Will Come and…
By Michael D. Regan
Five years after Hurricane Sandy struck the shores of New York and New Jersey, advocacy groups and residents question whether the region is moving fast enough to prepare for the next major storm.
By Arash Javanbakht and Linda Saab, The Conversation
We may pretend that we do not like fear, but Halloween proves otherwise. Many of us enjoy being scared. But why?…
When astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after a year floating about the International Space Station, he was noticeably different from his identical twin, Mark Kelly.
By Fedor Kossakovski
Ligers, tigons and other hybrid animals sound fun, until you learn about their health issues.
By Dr. Amber Robins
Similar to a doctor’s physical exam, the BiliScreen app examines the eyes for a yellowish hue called jaundice, a symptom of improper pancreas and liver function.
While arsenic is an ancient health threat, this analysis offers one of the first nationwide appraisals for the groundwater contaminant and spotlights regulatory gaps in the nation’s water infrastructure.
By Rashmi Shivni
Climate change is starving out Madagascar's greater bamboo lemur, a study published Thursday reports in Current Biology.
By Miles O'Brien
Replete with rare and endangered species, Cuba is a crown jewel of biodiversity in the Caribbean. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on the ways scientists and conservationists are working to survey and protect the island’s rich, and sometimes unique, wildlife…
By Julia Griffin and Nsikan Akpan
Redheads are rumored feel more pain and need more painkillers than their blonde and brown-haired cousins, but the science itself is murky.
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