Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with STAT's Megan Thielking about what we know — and don't know — about the safety of the live bacteria.
When it comes to navigating the night sky, many of us don't get much further than the Big Dipper. Astronomer Dean Regas hopes to change that.
The five-year survival rate for glioblastoma is 2 to 3 percent. There's no single treatment, but genetic research is offering new approaches.
Plastic waste that could be recycled ends up in the oceans and in landfills — and there are some plastics that can't be recycled at all.
The night before the world entered the atomic age on July 16, 1945, Robert Oppenheimer's brother Frank couldn't sleep.
A new study published this week in the field of senolytics might provide a key to anti-aging. Scientists have found that in using compounds to kill off so-called senescent -...
The new project will gather information on patients who respond unusually well to cancer treatments that don't help others.
A 50 million-year-old fossil could shed light on the origins of rhinos and tapirs.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist, futurist and author, about what can we learn from dark matter and dark energy, and more science questions.
About 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. But how do we know just how bad allergy season is each year?
"Things that were once the stuff of science fiction are now being translated into real rocket science," theoretical physicist and author Michio Kaku tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.
Texas Public Radio's Paul Flahive tells us what NASA has learned from its first year measuring wind speeds through heavy rain from space.
There's broad agreement that fire plays a vital role in forest ecology in the West. Are people ready to put up with the smoke that prescribed burns bring?
A report from the American Psychiatric Association urges people to "participate in policy and advocacy to combat climate change." That's just one of the medical groups writing about mental health...
The rapid melting will cause sea levels to rise 6 inches over the next 80 years, according to a new study in the journal Nature.
"My job was to make sure the dinosaurs looked as accurate as they could based on the science that we had," says Jack Horner, paleontologist and adviser to the film...
After months of hibernation, the New Horizons spacecraft is now heading toward a mysterious part of Earth's outer solar system.
DNA testing is not just for humans curious about their own disease risks or ancestry. Ranchers are embracing it to better predict how beef cattle will develop.
"I think they get a bad rap in general," one entomologist says of the arachnids among us.
Terry Virts, who piloted the space shuttle and commanded the International Space Station, joins Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd to discuss.