Basics: As Rains Ease in the West, Cacti Shine Brighter Than Ever
Never has there been a better time to appreciate the gritty, bizarre charm of these prickly natives.
Video Games Help Model Brain’s Neurons
A video game is being used to help understand the structure of neurons, which could aid in treatment of diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.
Peggy Whitson Talks NASA With Trump
President Trump congratulated the astronaut Peggy Whitson, who early on Monday surpassed the 534-day record for most time in space by an American.
People Are Seeing U.F.O.s Everywhere, and This Book Proves It
An unlikely new reference guide breaks down U.F.O. sightings county by county, shape by shape, month by month.
Q&A: A Dry Side Effect
Dry mouth, also called xerostomia, is a frequent side effect of many commonly prescribed drugs.
Trump Calls @AstroPeggy at the International Space Station
Ivanka Trump joined the call, in which the president congratulated Peggy Whitson for setting a new U.S. space record.
The New Health Care: Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction
Research shows treatment for substance abuse disorders is a great value for society, but many programs have long waiting lists.
No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car
This isn’t science fiction. A number of start-ups as well as big aerospace firms are trying to build personal aircraft you could fly around town.
‘I Dreamed of Africa’ Author and Conservationist Is Shot in Kenya
Kuki Gallmann was taken to a hospital for treatment, her family said. The attack was part of a wider problem in which farmers have been terrorized...
DNA Tests, and Sometimes Surprising Results
Think you know your racial background? A communications studies project involving ancestry DNA testing has led to interesting conversations on...
Pictures From the March for Science
Visual highlights from the demonstrations in Washington and around the world.
The March for Science: What You Need to Know
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts will march on Saturday in Washington and other locations, with many motivated by President Trump’s...