How to Raise a Feminist Son
We raise our girls to fight stereotypes and pursue their dreams, but we don’t do the same for our boys.
Bucking Trump, These Cities, States and Companies Commit to Paris Accord
An unnamed group, which includes 30 mayors, three governors, 80 university presidents and over 100 businesses, is negotiating with the United...
Fred A. Kummerow, an Early Opponent of Trans Fats, Dies at 102
Artificial trans fats were ruled unsafe by the Food and Drug Administration partly in response to a lawsuit that Professor Kummerow filed against...
Economics of Equality: A Proven Way to Win in Business: Have a Daughter, Hire Women
A naturally occurring experiment in the field of venture capital suggests there are financial advantages to having a diverse team.
How a Galápagos Bird Lost the Ability to Fly
Scientists have identified the genes that led to the Galápagos cormorant becoming Earth-bound
Trilobites: In Coral Skeletons, Microscopic Portraits of Resilience?
A study suggests that coral may be more robust in the face of human-driven ocean acidification than commonly thought.
You Look Familiar. Now Scientists Know Why.
Researchers reported on Thursday that they had figured out how the brain stores and retrieves information about faces.
Cosmic Vibrations Felt From Black-Hole Merger 3 Billion Light Years Away
This is the third black-hole smashup that astronomers have detected since they started keeping watch on the cosmos back in September 2015.
Newly Named NASA Spacecraft Will Aim Straight for the Sun
The Parker Solar Probe, named in honor of Eugene Parker, who predicted the existence of the solar wind, is to launch in 2018 and study the sun up...
Thar She Glows! How the Natural History Museum Cleans Its Blue Whale
This week the blue whale at the American Museum of Natural History was given its annual bath. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at how it happens.
Express Scripts Sues Maker of Overdose Drug, Intensifying Feud
Anger over rising drug costs has set off a civil war in the pharmaceutical industry, and the nation’s largest pharmacy benefits manager claims it...
Foreign Correspondents as They Live and Breathe
While we might check the weather every morning, these reporters check the Air Quality Index.