Sleep deprivation is detrimental to everything from bakers adding too much salt to cookies to surgeons botching surgeries.
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.
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.