Superstitious Houston Astro fans can blame Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for their team's collapse Monday in the American League Division Series.
A new study of drinking water in areas where fracking is used to extract natural gas found that contamination is not common and it probably did not come from deep underground.
A study measured the performance of kindergartners who either had close or distant relationships with their teachers. It found that students reminded of close relationships solved problems faster.
The Hidden Brain podcast explores the connections between students and teachers. It turns out finding things in common between pupils and instructors could be a tool for closing the achievement gap.
The landmark Hotel Okura's design didn't meet the need for more rooms for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Now, an icon of Japanese mid-century modern architecture will disappear.
Scientists have discovered that everyone emits their own "microbiome cloud," a plume of the microbes we all carry around in and on our bodies.
Do a quick search of #DayoftheGirl and you'll find dozens of related hashtag campaigns. Does that help further the cause or water down the message?
As California tightened its digital privacy protections, news involving Google, Pandora and other firms highlighted the way companies increasingly rely on data about their users. How much do we care?
Nearly 30 years after a catastrophic nuclear meltdown, something interesting is happening in Chernobyl: In an environment long abandoned — and deemed unsafe — by humans, wildlife is flourishing.
Volkswagen faces two enormous repair jobs: fixing its polluting diesel cars and its battered reputation. Both may be much harder to fix than anything other scandal-plagued car companies have faced.