The New York-based doctor has sparked praise and criticism by going to Mexico and using DNA of three adults to create a child for a couple from Jordan who lost two children to a genetic disorder.
Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of healthier food choices. But, experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress
It has been a common belief that low-emissions vehicles, like hybrids and electric cars, are more expensive than other choices. But researchers at MIT have found otherwise.
Health | Economy | Science | Business | Nation | Technology | Election | Education | World | Election 2016NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 6:53 p.m.
NPR reporters and editors annotated Monday night's debate as it happened. Read the final fact check, analysis and context here.
Harry Selker has spent his life trying to come up with better ways to keep people from dying of heart attacks. Now he's intent on figuring out if a simple, cheap medication could be a game changer.
If jets of water vapor are indeed erupting from Europa, a spacecraft could potentially fly through them and analyze their chemistry. The moon is believed to have a vast subterranean, saltwater ocean.
Science | Arts | Books | Environment | FoodNPR | Sept. 26, 2016 12:48 p.m.
When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and environmental impacts of the foods we choose.
China says the 500-hundred meter telescope detected a radio signal originating 1,351 light-years from Earth. One of its uses is scanning for signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life.
There is only one school in the U.S. where glassblowers can graduate with a degree in making lab equipment. Students learn how to make customized glassware used in cutting-edge scientific experiments.