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The fully eclipsed sun will be visible along a 100-mile-wide path arching across Chile and Argentina.
The fast-growing seaweed is thought to have first appeared millions of years ago. More recently, it's been touted as the next big food trend in the U.S.
A state official says an air quality permit for the proposed natural gas compressor station in Weymouth is valid and should be finalized.
Communities of color are disproportionately exposed to vehicular air pollution, according to a new analysis.
Waters off the coast of New England have warmed up to 3 degrees Fahrenheit since 1901. A report also notes that fresh and salt waters across the United States are...
In Pennsylvania, white-nose syndrome has pushed some species of bats to the statewide endangered list.
Rafael Reif 's letter came in response to U.S. government allegations of academic espionage seen as part of a systematic effort by the Chinese government.
Microplastic contamination is present in coral reefs and marine organisms worldwide. And 100% of northern star corals collected off the coast of Rhode Island contained plastic.
This fall, climate scientists from around the world will sail into the Arctic Circle and get their ship stuck in the ice.
Youth climate activists from across Massachusetts constructed a giant whale mosaic on Boston Common to draw attention to the urgency of our climate crisis.
I believe our ability to understand stories is the most finely tuned instrument in the modern practice of precision medicine, writes Dr. Jay Baruch.
Get up to speed on the controversial proposed gas compressor station.
A special episode from our friends at the podcast Tumble, a science podcast for kids.
Scientists are still learning new things about the possible health impacts of vaping as the FDA struggles to regulate the booming industry.
At a time when consumers are paying more attention to nutrition and the source of their food, the state could do more to integrate food into health care as a...
New Hampshire's state butterfly has rebounded in its specially-conserved pine barrens near the Concord Municipal Airport. Now, scientists are turning their attention to another butterfly in the same area.
Teens are reporting that porn is their primary source of information on sex. One group is trying to change that.
The goal is to achieve more accurate hurricane predictions.
We talk with a philosopher of science about the current epidemic of science denial.
NASA's decision to open the International Space Station to commerce, including space tourism, could compromise the agency's work, writes Joelle Renstrom.