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.
Why do we dream? To defrag the brain? Unbound our unconscious? There’s new science on the purpose of our nightly journeys.
California’s endless fire season. Whether it’s climate change, development or forest management, we’ll look at the causes — all manmade.
An epic crisis for marine life and dramatic declines in rainforest insect populations. New reports flag the planet’s hidden climate change effects.
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...
The obesity epidemic is getting worse. But what if presumptions about the causes and consequences of obesity are wrong?
A true crime story 70 million years in the making. We’ll go inside the perilous and riveting world of fossil hunters.
CBD products are all the rage. What you need to know about the marijuana ingredient that’s being used for conditions including insomnia, anxiety and epilepsy.
Hurricane Florence is headed toward land. We'll discuss the latest on the storm.
With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the East Coast, is it time for a radical rethink on what it means to be prepared?
One year since Hurricane Harvey, how are Houston and Harris County, Texas, recovering and preparing for the next major storm?