In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, researchers are peeking into the lives of animals who are trying to make it in the big city. Using strategically placed cameras, they’re trying to answer how urban life affects wild animals…
By Rashmi Shivni
For half a century, more than 80 percent of wars occurred within biodiversity hotspots. Scientists knew war forced animal populations to decline, but they didn't know the extent--until now.
By Valerie van Mulukom, The Conversation
Modern science backs Picasso, who once said 'Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.'…
By Helen Branswell, STAT
With this week’s bellicose boasting about who has the bigger red button on his desk, an alert Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention felt more than a bit on the nose.
By PBS NewsHour
In a newly released five-year plan, the Trump administration has proposed opening up vast new areas to oil and gas exploration, including federal waters off the California coast and off the East Coast, from Georgia to Maine. Amy Harder, who…
By Hari Sreenivasan
This week, Google announced the discovery of three design flaws in processors of computers, tablets and smartphones that could let hackers access data. Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder of CrowdStrike, tells Hari Sreenivasan about the vulnerabilities and what’s being done to address…
Genetic traits in yellow warblers can gauge if the migratory birds will adapt to the pace of climate change, according to a new study.
By Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, The Conversation
A demographer explains the math behind the new post-hurricane death toll numbers in Puerto Rico.
A new method of treating tooth decay using silver nitrate may make the pain, and expense, of traditional treatments obsolete. Special correspondent Cat Wise has the story.
By Malcolm Brabant
A new scientific study from researchers in Sweden says having a dog can extend your life. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant explains more from Uppsala, a city near Stockholm in Sweden.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox. Subscribe to ‘Here's the Deal,’ our politics newsletter
Support for Science Provided By: