The new movie “First Man” puts the Apollo 11 moon landing on the big screen. But what was Neil Armstrong, the man who took that giant leap, really like? We’ll...
James Allison won the Nobel Prize for his landmark work on the immune system and cancer treatment. We’ll talk with him and other top researchers on where we are in...
The obesity epidemic is getting worse. But what if presumptions about the causes and consequences of obesity are wrong?
A true crime story 70 million years in the making. We’ll go inside the perilous and riveting world of fossil hunters.
CBD products are all the rage. What you need to know about the marijuana ingredient that’s being used for conditions including insomnia, anxiety and epilepsy.
Hurricane Florence is headed toward land. We'll discuss the latest on the storm.
With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the East Coast, is it time for a radical rethink on what it means to be prepared?
One year since Hurricane Harvey, how are Houston and Harris County, Texas, recovering and preparing for the next major storm?
The founder of modern Western mindfulness Jon Kabat-Zinn on how to practice mindfulness in everyday life.
It's been a summer of extreme weather events. What are they trying to tell us about the future of our planet?
We go to California, where the largest wildfire in the state's history rages. As big parts of the West burn, what the fires say about climate change?
The inside story behind the long quest to build an artificial human heart.
What’s the buzz? We’ll look at the wonders of bees and worries they’re at risk of disappearing.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has cosmic questions about space and time. He’ll bring it all down to earth for us.
Novelist and birding enthusiast Jonathan Franzen joins us to talk about the beauty, wonder and threats facing the world’s birds.
The best green thumbs on the planet answer all your gardening questions from the soil on up.
Rising seas threaten hundreds of thousands of homes along the U.S. coasts, putting at risk a lot more than real estate.
The president’s call for a new military command focused on future battles in outer space. We’ll look at the new Space Force.
Science is under attack from quack experts and self-appointed activists, warns a top doctor who has been caught in the crossfires. He makes the case.
The flow of information to the public in the Age of Trump. What do we know about what the government is doing in our name and with our tax dollars?