The county with the worst drug overdose rate in the country is attempting to prosecute the massive companies that fueled its crisis.
After two balls collided, physicists explain how the event occurred—and how science is changing the way America’s pastime is played.
Known for his experimental and electro-acoustic music, Alvin Lucier composes with the sounds that surround us.
If you thought vaccinating the whole U.S. was hard, the challenges only grow on a worldwide scale.
A look back on the groundbreaking chimpanzee research and humanitarian career of Jane Goodall.
The science of the “brazil nut effect” has implications from drug manufacturing to avalanche planning.
The Muldrow Glacier is moving 10-100 times faster than usual. Why is it moving so quickly?
People used to eat it, too.
A computer program, Dr. Fill, beat the human competition in the 2021 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in just 49 seconds.
California wildfire researcher Craig Clements explains how landscape and moisture content in plants can give early clues to how smoky a summer might be.