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The park is home to more geysers than any other place on Earth, and researchers are still learning about how they work.
Cape Cod is the only known aggregating site for white sharks in the North Atlantic.
Acoustic evidence from cellphone recordings and police body cameras has opened up a new field of forensic science.
Researchers say they have discovered the highest density of trash in the world on a tiny, remote island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Investors are forking over big bucks to invest in the faux meat industry. Will this save the planet and humanity? And how does it taste?
Old-growth forests are essential for providing habitat for animals and plants, mitigating flooding and absorbing carbon emissions.
Three MIT professors are innovating at the tiniest possible scale, developing tools to see, target and kill cancer cells before they can cause any harm.
Scientists say melting permafrost could cause bacteria and viruses that have long been dormant to spring back to life.
Inside the Trump administration’s internal battle over the Paris Climate accord. Will the U.S. pull out?
The psychology and science of social awkwardness. How to embrace your own quirks and idiosyncrasies to become the best version of yourself.
Nine of the 18 experts on the Board of Scientific Counselors, which examines and ensures best practices by the agency's scientists, have been dismissed from holding a second three-year term.
Robert Richardson tells Here & Now's Robin Young he was surprised to find he'd been removed from his post on the agency's Board of Scientific Counselors.
How can a child's birth order and environment shape him or her as an adult? The Atlantic's Derek Thompson joins us to take a closer look.
New research points to a possible drug that activates the same benefits of training to extend endurance -- without actual exercise.
Alternative medicine expert Dr. Andrew Weil says we take too much medication, and it’s hurting us more than we know. He says there are better options.
In San Antonio, researchers are exploring a technique designed to make the body produce insulin on its own again.
It’s not just Flint. More cities have dangerous lead levels in their drinking water. We’ll look at where and what’s going on.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has cosmic questions about space and time. He’ll bring it all down to earth for us.
U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano joins us to discuss the bipartisan agreement on federal spending.
We go behind the week's headlines with Jim Stergios and Tom Keane.