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Taking "unprecedented action" to limit climate change will involve capturing CO2 that's already in the atmosphere, according to a report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
As the saying goes, making predictions is hard — especially about the future. Is it possible to do it well?
The U.K. is supposed to leave the European Union next March, but it remains to be seen what the new relationship might look like.
About half the videos from 2013-2017 showed use of tobacco or marijuana, adding to concerns about possible influence on young viewers.
The survey of more than 800 vets found that most feel ethical qualms -- at least sometimes -- about what pet owners ask them to do. And that takes a...
Although volunteers for Alzheimer's research are desperately needed, so many patients — mainly Spanish speakers — face a language barrier.
More than at any other time in history, writes Fred Hewett, the human race must shoulder the burden of caring for the Earth, as one cares for a patient with...
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...
I'm grateful for the therapies that allow us to provide better care for our patients, writes Dr. Katherine McKenzie, but I also realize that these advances have unintended consequences.
Christine Blaisey Ford says she is 100 percent confident she was assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh when they were in high school, but Kavanaugh vehemently denies that it happened. One way...
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded Wednesday to three researchers whose work has harnessed the power of evolution.
"I've seen the prevalence of blackouts ranging anywhere from 10 percent to up to 50 percent of young people who drink," says Dr. Richard Saitz. "It's fair to say it's...
The obesity epidemic is getting worse. But what if presumptions about the causes and consequences of obesity are wrong?
The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland for their work in developing new applications for laser technology.
The North Atlantic right whale is close to extinction, and while much attention has been paid to dying adult whales, biologists say the real problem is low birth rates.
Jim Allison, chair of immunology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, shares the prize with Japanese immunologist Tasuku Honjo.
A true crime story 70 million years in the making. We’ll go inside the perilous and riveting world of fossil hunters.
Thanks to climate change, perhaps only one or two more generations will be able to experience the beauty and solitude of the Charles River, writes Fred Hewett.
The average annual temperature of America’s national parks increased twice as fast as the country as a whole between 1895 and 2010.
From which toothpaste brand to buy to which political candidate to vote for, people make up their minds — and change them — all the time.