Unusually warm periods can last for weeks or months, killing off kelp forests and corals, and producing other significant impacts on marine ecosystems.
President Donald Trump this week ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to save less-profitable coal and nuclear plants from closure. A leaked draft memo lays out several proposals, including one to order the grid to buy power from these plants and…
By Michael Rios
What we know about the upcoming hurricane season, and how states -- some of which are still recovering from last year's record storms -- are preparing.
Americans gave up 74 million hours of Thanksgiving in 2016 due to fears of political strife, according to a study published Thursday in Science Magazine.
At MIT, Chris Jones led efforts to double minority enrollment in graduate programs. Now back home in Arkansas, he's on a mission to reduce barriers for low-income people, women and people of color toward becoming innovators, makers, thinkers and entrepreneurs.
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a Virginia environmental conservation organization is teaching local school children strategies to live with rising waters. From the NewsHour's Student Reporting Labs, Ariyail Banks and a team from Grandby High School report.
By Larisa Epatko
“It could be a gender bias dress code in a school district in Kentucky as much as trying to advocate against child marriage in Malawi. The idea is that none of us are equal until every girl everywhere is equal,"…
By Alvaro Toledo, The Conversation
An invasive tick originally from East Asia that bites and transmits diseases is establishing a stable population in New Jersey.
Neil deGrasse Tyson says he is like a “smorgasbord of science food” -- he’s recognized hundreds of times every day and people are always hungry for more knowledge. DeGrasse Tyson, who spends much of his professional life encouraging science literacy…
Kilauea is the most lethal volcano in American history, but this reputation comes mostly from a single event.
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