Grocery store robots are here, roaming the aisles of local stores. But, according to one Walmart employee, they're not quite up to speed just yet.
There are robots roaming the aisles of Walmart and other grocery stores. Monitoring inventory, cleaning up spills and potentially replacing workers.
Illinois joins a growing list of states adopting "Tobacco 21" policies to combat teen vaping. Will it curb usage?
Not all calories are the same, so why are we still using them as the measure for nutrition?
Music and the human brain. A neuroscientist and opera singer guides us through the science of how and why music moves us.
As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing approaches, we look at one of humankind’s most audacious efforts, and whether a 21st century moonshot is worth aiming for.
Cyclone Idai is one of the worst weather-related catastrophes in the history of Africa. We look at the forecast for a region under the threat of climate change.
Postpartum depression can be life-threatening. We look at a new drug just approved by the FDA and other efforts to help new mothers in distress.
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney on his HBO documentary "The Inventor" — a tale about Silicon Valley, Elizabeth Holmes and the collapse of her blood-testing company Theranos.
There are many reasons why breastfeeding can be nearly impossible for some mothers. But in recent years, there’s one particular diagnosis that’s been booming: tongue tie.
From fetal heartbeat bills to procedures later in pregnancy, we’ll look at the rising legal battles around abortion.
It's been 50 years since the Apollo 8 mission. We take a look back with former astronaut Bill Anders.
Blinded by the lights. Car headlights, that is. They’re getting brighter and becoming a danger on the road.
Warming in Arctic raises fears of a "rapid unraveling" of the region. Reindeer numbers crash by half. We’ll confront the climate emergency in the Arctic.
These days, more parents are up front about their decision to conceive through donor sperm, and donors are more open to releasing biographical details so that they can be contacted...
Sperm donations are creating genetic families around the world. And there’s a new push for those siblings to meet.
NASA’s InSight lander is settling in for the long assignment of exploring the geology of Mars. Will its findings one day rock our world?
Top-notch reporters crack open their notebooks to sketch out what’s ahead in the coming week.
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...
Just in time for Thanksgiving, we’ll look at the science of gratitude and the evidence that it really does improve our lives.