Take a Number: Hospitals Are Clogged With Patients Struggling With Opioids
As President Trump declares a national emergency, new data indicates hospitalizations for problems linked to prescription and illicit opioid abuse...
Coal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior Department
The study, begun under the Obama administration, was examining the health and environmental impacts of mountaintop-removal coal mining in Appalachia.
Missed the Solar Eclipse? You’ll Have Another Chance in 7 Years
On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will traverse the United States from Texas to Maine. After that, your next shot won’t be until 2045.
How Deep Sea Creatures Emit Their Own Light
The depths of the ocean are a lot brighter than you might think. New research from the Monterey Bay Aquarium shows that nearly three quarters of...
A Total Solar Eclipse Leaves a Nation in Awe
A total eclipse that crossed the sky from Oregon to South Carolina brought out throngs of spectators, who exulted in seeing the midday sky go...
Stitching Together Forests Can Help Save Species, Study Finds
As the world’s forests are carved up by roads and farms, the animals in them are vanishing. A simple fix may help.
No, Seriously, Don’t Look at the Eclipse Without Special Glasses
Here’s how to ensure the eyeglasses you obtained will offer adequate protection before you look at the solar eclipse.
Eclipse Briefing: The Solar Eclipse: What to Expect
For the first time since 1918, an eclipse will travel across the entire United States. Here’s a map of the eclipse’s path, how to view it and why...
Before a Solar Eclipse Crosses 14 States, a Great American Road Trip
Traffic and a run on Moon Pies were anticipated in some places as Americans prepared for Monday’s eclipse, the first to move coast to coast in...
Photos: The Eclipse Is Coming. Are You Ready?
On Monday, the moon will blot out the sun. Here’s what people are doing to prepare.
Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific
A search team led by Paul G. Allen, a founder of Microsoft, found the Navy cruiser, whose sinking is among the worst disasters in American naval...
By Degrees: Should You Trust Climate Science? Maybe the Eclipse Is a Clue
Many Americans will follow the solar eclipse on Monday because of a scientific prediction. But we seem to take some forecasts more seriously than...