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By Lauren Neergaard
California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria.
By Justin Scuiletti
This summer’s blockbuster “Jurassic World” ruffled the feathers of many a paleontologist when the movie’s depiction of several dinosaurs, namely the ferocious Velociraptor, lacked, well, feathers.
By PBS NewsHour
The United States is rapidly transforming into a more diverse, more educated and older nation. Gwen Ifill talks to Karlyn Bowman of the American Enterprise Institute and Ruy Teixeira of the Center for American Progress about a special collaborative report…
What if you could trick your brain into thinking you weren't thirsty in the first place without ingesting a single drop of water, or make yourself believe you are thirsty when you are not?…
By Anna Christiansen
The mental workout of constantly balancing two competing vocabularies makes it easier for bilinguals to process information, according to a new study published in Brain and Language on Wednesday.
By Corinne Segal
Fabiola Gianotti has been selected to lead CERN, the international physics research center which discovered the Higgs boson or the "God particle". She is the first woman to direct the organization.
Modern medicine has a fundamental failure in its approach toward aging and dying, says Dr. Atul Gawande: “We don't recognize that people have priorities besides just living longer.” Gawande, a surgeon and the author of a new book, "Being Mortal:…
Despite increased pledges of support for the Ebola epidemic, Nancy Aossey of International Medical Corps says there are still not enough operational efforts on the ground. Gwen Ifill talks to Aossey, CEO of one of the few nongovernmental groups treating…
In a device-heavy world, hands-free technology is supposed to make tasks like driving safer. But a new report found that talking, texting and adjusting music might be even more distracting if you’re not using your hands. Gwen Ifill learns more…
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