The after-dark light show honors the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that put two astronauts on the moon.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which first landed American astronauts on the moon's surface. Of the intrepid crew, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin have tended to dominate public attention, but it was pilot Michael…
A new genetic discovery could help researchers trap more climate-altering carbon underground.
By Jennifer Van Hook, The Conversation
Counting 11 million undocumented immigrants is easier than you might think.
By Jacques Leslie, Yale Environment 360
Many of the United States’ 91,000 dams are aging and sorely in need of repairs that could collectively cost tens of billions of dollars.
By Michelle L.D. Hanlon, The Conversation
Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong understood that even as Americans raced the Soviets to the Moon, success would be shared by all.
By Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman, Mark Bittman
As concerns grow about the sustainability of meat production, some startup companies say they may have a solution: growing meat from animal cells in laboratories. NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson visited two startups in California producing “cell-based meat.” This story is…
By Nsikan Akpan, Jamie Leventhal
If you buy or sell CBD, you could be breaking the law. These science lessons can explain why.
As national attitudes and laws around cannabis use have evolved, so have the commercially grown strains of the plant. Some marijuana varieties today contain levels of THC, the drug’s psychoactive compound, as high as 50 percent, compared to around 5…
Heating and cooling buildings consumes 40 percent of energy used across the world. As climate change continues to threaten the planet, rising temperatures may only increase the usage. Now, an architect in Boston is trying to change not just how…
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