The space agency sends an identical twin into orbit to study the effect of zero gravity on human health
The latest report reveals that people may be turning to the Internet for guidance
The new NY Bridge will replace a crumbling relic across New York's Hudson River with a flashy design called cable-stay that is gaining popularity with bridge engineers
It’s the latest veggie discovered to produce the protein best known for its role in blood
A “vibrational” chemical bond predicted in the 1980s is demonstrated experimentally
The new bridge being built across the Hudson River is the latest to use this cost-effective design, which goes up faster and requires fewer materials than competing methods for medium-length bridges—and it looks better, too...
Jimmy Carter's efforts against the horribly painful guinea worm parasitic disease have helped lower the number of cases from 3.5 million in 1986 to just 126 last year. Steve Mirsky reports
Former Pres. Jimmy Carter’s crusade pushes the guinea worm one step closer to eradication
Hibernating animals have tricks for avoiding diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis and more
For 500 years, explorers and marine archeologists have exploited the latest technologies to reach new depths, often at great risk to themselves
Americans looked to Google for information on Ebola, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and the actor Robin Williams’s suicide this year—all of which ranked among the hottest search terms of 2014...
To build better and healthier spaces, architects are heeding evidence-based lessons
The organization joins scientists in figuring out the role clouds play in climate change
High in the Peruvian Andes 8,000 alpacas died during a particularly harsh period of cold in the summer of 2004. For the herders who raise and shear these long-haired beasts for a living, it was a huge loss amounting to one fifth of all the alpacas living in that region of the highlands...
Google sent a videographer on the route of the explorer’s epic adventure
Google sent a videographer on the route of the explorer's epic adventure
The USDA is spending $20 million to solve a pig problem that has spread to 39 states and counting
The “keepin’ it REAL” substance-abuse curriculum focuses on elementary and middle-school students’ decisions, not drugs