Nonfiction: Must Science Conflict With Spirituality?
The astrophysicist and novelist Alan Lightman doesn’t think so. And his new book, “Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine,” explains why.
The New Health Care: I Learned I Have Sleep Apnea. It’s More Serious Than Many People Realize.
There are many treatment options for a problem that can be downright deadly.
A Leading Climate Agency May Lose Its Climate Focus
The Trump Administration appears to be removing references to climate from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s mission statement.
Alligator goes for a swim at Florida beach
Beachgoers in Bonita Spring, Florida were treated to a strange sight last week: an alligator going for a swim.
A Space Force? The Idea May Have Merit, Some Say
The Pentagon has been cool to the president’s order to create a sixth military branch. But some lawmakers and aerospace experts, citing threats...
Young Urban Birders, Open Your Hearts to the Treetops!
The birds come, the birds go. All that changes is the pecking order.
When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic
Few primary care doctors are willing to do what Nicole Gastala has: endure the challenges of prescribing buprenorphine, a medication for opioid...
The Trump Appointee Who’s an Addiction Specialist
Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz answers questions about the opioid crisis and how to help more doctors treat addiction
She Wanted You to See a Family, Not Just a Pregnant Man
The photographer Jackie Molloy followed Tanner and David for a year and a half, during which time she took some 20,000 pictures.
Q&A: From One Mineral, Brilliant Reds and Bright Blues
Rubies and sapphires are made of the same stuff, but trace elements alter their appearances.
James Gips, Who Extended Computer Use to the Disabled, Dies at 72
He helped develop two technologies that allowed people who could not use a mouse to communicate with a computer, and thus with the world.
Family Separation: It’s a Problem for U.S. Citizens, Too
The police, prosecutors and child welfare agencies split children from their parents every day.