The dwarf planet most recently is famous for the two mysterious, bright spots on its surface.
When you sit down for your holiday dinner, you may want to give thanks to bees and other pollinators. Their health is tied to your food. What's behind the bee declines? Watch our video investigation.
One revision would crack down on studying tissue and blood samples without getting a person's consent. Another change would make it easier to conduct studies in many locations at once.
Squash taste best when they achieve the ideal balance of starch and sugar. But how long you should wait depends on whether you're cooking a small delicata or a big, bold butternut.
Food | Environment | ScienceNPR | Nov. 25, 2015 1:10 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to withdraw approval of a controversial herbicide made by Dow AgroSciences. The firm made conflicting claims to EPA and the Patent Office about the product.
The fava bean is a key staple in much of the world. Researchers say they've found fava beans in the Galilee region of Israel dating over 10,000 years ago — before grains had been domesticated there.
A California law will soon require pregnancy centers opposing abortion to provide notice to their clients of the availability of abortion services in the state. Clinics are crying foul — and suing.
Food | Science | Environment | Flora and Fauna | NationNPR | Nov. 24, 2015 3:08 p.m.
Beekeepers lost 42 percent of their hives last year. NPR and PBS NewsHour investigate what's behind the plight of the pollinators. Some scientists say pesticides called neonics are being overused.
Science | Technology | NationNPR | Nov. 24, 2015 11:25 a.m.
Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.
By assessing the strength of certain connections in the brain with an MRI test, researchers were often able to tell whether children and adolescents had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.