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?
Netflix now makes more television than any network in history and the hits keep coming. What’s the secret sauce?
Plastic or the planet? We need to make a choice, or drown in plastic says National Geographic. We’ll dig in.
Fashion icon Kate Spade’s death by suicide has launched a new conversation about women’s mental health.
Two new breast cancer studies out this week. One shows that women who receive chemo might not actually need it. The other looks at immunotherapy. We'll discuss.
Telemedicine as the new house call is getting more traction and patients. Is it good medicine?
Hurricane season approaches. We'll learn what to expect, and what regions will be affected.
The government reported 64 dead in Puerto Rico from last year’s Hurricane Maria. But new research says the toll was thousands higher. We look at why -- and what now.
An 1899 expedition to Alaska found wild beauty and coming environmental calamity. What about now? Best-selling author Mark Adams retraced the trek to find out.