3 biological parents, 1 child, and an international controversy

When scientists discover a new way to prevent disease or overcome infertility, they usually get applauded. But throw genetic engineering into the mix and...

Measles cases have hit a record high in Europe. Blame austerity.

Europe is in the midst of a massive measles outbreak, with more than 41,000 cases reported in the first half of this year. The...

A tiny, beleaguered government agency seeks an energy holy grail: long-term...

Deep within the Department of Energy is a small agency devoted to supporting cutting-edge energy research: the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E. It’s...

I’m a woman who fought wildfires for 7 years. Climate change...

2018’s wildfires are already proving to be more destructive than last year’s, with the active Carr and Ferguson fires burning more than 200,000 acres...

The Delta Aquariids meteor shower peaks this weekend. Here’s how to...

When Earth passes through the trail of debris left behind by a comet, bits of that debris catch fire in our atmosphere and streak...

Heat waves can be deadly for workers and will drain the...

As temperatures surge around the world, many cities and countries are breaking heat records. Massive wildfires have ignited in Europe and the United States...

What’s wrong with the “just a teen” Kavanaugh defense, according to...

The recent sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have raised many questions, but by far one of the most discussed is...

Why Starbucks, Disney, and Tom Brady are all shunning plastic straws

When I ordered a milkshake at a New York City diner recently, I noticed a placard at my table that read: “Missing something in...