An invasive species has hit ash trees in at least 35 states. The beetle from Asia spreads by hitching a ride on firewood.
North Carolina and Hong Kong are in tatters in the wake of deadly storms: Florence in the US and Mangkhut in HK.
Criticism of the science behind the elevated death toll from Maria is less supported than a critique of Trump’s critique.
New research suggests that the reason Pluto lost its status as a planet may not be a valid reason. At least some scientists think so.
Addictive apps on smartphones have changed the way many school hallways and classrooms look: like the rest of the world.
Invasive pythons in Florida have increased their chances of survival by interbreeding between Indian and Burmese pythons.
NASA released a video showing the first of the lessons astronaut-teacher Christa McAuliffe had hoped to deliver from space in 1986.
Kids are vulnerable to climate change due to environmental pollution (floods, droughts, & heatwaves trigger humanitarian disasters).
Coming this fall: The new myth-busters are wiz kids. One has a bachelor’s degree in physics from a Texas university.
NASA will once again launch astronauts into space from US soil, the 1st time since the Shuttle was retired in 2011.