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.
The secret life of fat. The latest science on America’s unending battle.
Do your friends actually like you? Researchers say half the time, probably not. A conversation about perceptions of friendship.
Human transplants. Hand, face, uterus, even head transplants in the news now. We’ll look at the widening frontier of transplant surgeries.
“Lab Girl”, the powerful new memoir of a female scientist — geobiologist Hope Jahren -- on life and love.
The president-elect and the environment. His pick to run the EPA is a close ally of fossil fuel companies and questions climate change? What can we expect?
Exxon Mobil’s climate policy is under attack from its founding family, the Rockefellers. They’re with us. So is Exxon.