A new book tells the secret history of the federal government’s long investigation into mental telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition – for defense. The author’s with us.
Silicon Valley is throwing big money and brainpower into the quest to live forever. We’ll dig in.
As President Trump dismantles climate change protections, some coastal communities are now planning a “managed retreat” from sea rise. We’ll look at what that means.
Men and friendship. By middle age, many have too little of it. And it’s a threat to men’s health.
Millions are captivated by a pregnant giraffe live-cam, but in Africa, the population is on the verge of extinction. A top nature writer shares that story.
Cracking medical mysteries. A top doctor tells the inside story and drama of what it takes to get a diagnosis right.
Are you fighting the flu? You’re not alone. Flu cases are up nationwide. We’ll look at who it’s hitting hardest and why.
A study published yesterday by the American Cancer Society shows a significant increase in colorectal cancers among Generation X and Millennials.
If man and machine really do become one, will data destroy democracy, humanism, and our souls? One historian’s view of the future.
Growing support for human gene-editing. We’ll look at new breakthroughs and the ethical debate.
How intelligence lives beyond the brain. In your body. Intelligence, in the flesh.
Depression is up among teenage girls. We’ll look at the latest research and how to help.
Big new offshore wind farms are opening up, with a lot of muscle. We’ll look at wind, oil and the future of energy in America.
America’s opioid crisis was the talk of the campaign trail. It’s still growing. What now?
President Obama’s EPA Chief Gina McCarthy joins us to look at President Trump’s early moves on the environment.
Shocking the brain to treat depression. Does it work? Former presidential candidate Mike Dukakis and his wife Kitty say it saved her life. They join us.
A 21 year-old gay man abstains from sex for a year so he can donate blood. That’s the law, but is that what it takes to keep the blood supply safe? We’ll look at science, fear and blood.
Still coming to grips with sugar. Author Gary Taubes says we’re still in denial.
the crack in the Antarctic ice shelf grows by 11 miles. We’ll look at what’s coming, and talk with physicist Helen Czerski about the dynamics of the world around us.
The Botox explosion. It’s not just for wrinkles anymore. Migraines, depression. We’ll track the spreading use of Botox.