Congressman. Museum owner. Climate change denier. These are some of the words used to describe Jim Bridenstine, who was confirmed Thursday as the 13th NASA administrator.
The U.S. has a problem with maternal mortality, especially for women of color. Black infants are more than twice as likely to die as white infants; black women are three to four times as likely to die from pregnancy-related causes…
An autonomous robot can now assemble an IKEA chair without a manual in less than 21 minutes, which is an odd but significant milestone in artificial intelligence and robotics.
By Jason Steffen, The Conversation
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will monitor more than 200,000 stars to discover thousands of exoplanets, ranging from Earth-sized to gas giants.
By Sheril Kirshenbaum, Douglas Buhler, The Conversation
Affluent consumers may have more access to information about food than lower-income earners, but they are just as vulnerable to misinformation.
By Miles O'Brien
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg finished his visit to Capitol Hill with another long hearing Wednesday. After two days, do we have a better understanding of how the social media giant gathers data? Science correspondent Miles O'Brien joins Amna…
By Nsikan Akpan
Traditional healing is used around the world, from acupuncture to laying of hands to yoga. How do these alternative remedies work to heal the body and the brain? As part of our series ScienceScope and in cooperation with the Pulitzer…
By Erik Vance
The placebo effect influences all types of healing, from yoga to laying of hands to your doctor's office. We journeyed from Mexico to Maryland to learn how it works.
By Rhana Natour
We made a quiz to test your knowledge.
By Fedor Kossakovski
Invented by a Baltimore local, Mr. Trash Wheel has collected more than 1.5 million pounds of garbage since May 2014.
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