Reading Time: 2 minutes Just in time for your journey home from the family jamboree — some sci-fi hope for less stressful journeys in the future.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Years after traumatic spinal injury, three people have managed to defy the odds and walk again.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Squeamish readers should probably look away now, as this is a story about tiny robots burrowing into eyeballs.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Roundup has recently been proven to annihilate bees — pollinators essential to food production. Add it to the list of practices that have been killing them for 70 years.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A buildup of pressure is the accepted cause of horrific gas line explosions in three Boston suburbs last week, but officials remain uncertain of what created that danger in the first place.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Engineers have created a man-made coastline to catch the junk we’ve thrown into the Pacific.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Scientists have found a piece of the hearing jigsaw puzzle. But does the deaf community want to be “fixed”?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Seattle has become dangerous this week — along with a lot of the western United States — as smoke particles block out the sun and block up lungs.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The US Supreme Court has upheld a group’s right to sue the federal government because climate change is robbing young Americans of their future — and the court date couldn’t be much trickier for the GOP.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Some states’ laws are already cutting access to reproductive health care. What can the rest of the US expect if a conservative SCOTUS tips the balance on Roe v. Wade?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The US president is notoriously thin-skinned. He’s faced considerable protests across America — but it’s about to be turned up to “11” when he touches down in the UK tomorrow.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Scientists say noise pollution is bad for our health. Time to make that move to the quiet countryside?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Developing countries are improving their standard of living, and with that comes demand for cooler indoor environments. This ironically will lead to increased global warming. But a fascinating new technology, based on old world science, could help change that outcome.
Reading Time: 3 minutes An emergency relief act demands that all infrastructure be replaced as it was before a natural disaster. But what if the original infrastructure was disastrous beforehand? Build it bad again, it seems.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Changes to tariffs and laws endanger people’s livelihoods all over Ireland, and, in border communities, these changes endanger healthcare, even in life and death situations.
Reading Time: 3 minutes General Counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing Donald Trump’s business dealings and getting closer to the president’s friends who have Russian connections.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In Britain, a thoroughly decent public figure makes an honest mistake, then bends over backwards to make amends. Imagine an American politician behaving this way.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Federal funding for contraception is in the crosshairs of Republicans as they push their anti-abortion agenda.
Reading Time: 2 minutes California’s recent wildfires provided frightening news footage of what it looks like when an entire region is ablaze. Even more, the images also offer a glimpse of what’s in store in the future.
Reading Time: 4 minutes On the 25th anniversary of the US mission to Somalia that led to the Battle of Mogadishu, a veteran reporter tells how the whole episode was predicated on a lie.