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Teenage Brains Are Malleable And Vulnerable, Researchers Say

Adolescent brains have gotten a bad rap, according to neuroscientists. It’s true that teenage brains can be impulsive, scientists reported […]

Be Nice To The Moon. Stop Writing On It

Dot Dash Dot Dash This is the moon as Morse code. Beautiful, yes, but not right. The moon isn’t a […]

Doctors Strike Mutating Bacteria In Teen Acne Battle

Acne, the scourge of many an adolescent life, is getting harder to treat, but 80 percent of teenagers have some […]

Spray Lights Up The Chemical That Causes Poison Ivy Rash

You’d think that someone who is a science correspondent and is as allergic to poison ivy as I am would […]

Weekend Special: When Cities, People and Highways Glow Like Stars

In this video, we are flying over the Earth, looking down and seeing what astronauts see when it’s nighttime, when […]

A Human-Powered Helicopter: Straight Up Difficult

“I grew up wanting to fly,” says Graham Bowen-Davies. “I guess I just settled for being an engineer.” He’s standing […]

TIMELINE: The History of Human-Powered Flight

In 1894 Octave Chanute published a volume called “Progress In Flying.” A more appropriate title would have been “Lack Of […]

Prehistoric ‘Kennewick Man’ Was All Beefcake

For nearly a decade, scientists and Northwest tribes in Washington state fought bitterly over whether to bury or study the […]

Sun Goes Down. Up Comes A Mystery

Here’s a question you probably didn’t know was a question: Why is the sky dark at night? My daughter asked […]

Making ‘The Science Of Good Cooking’ Look Easy

Ever wondered why you’re not supposed to bake with cold eggs or whether marinating really tenderizes meat? Read on. America’s […]

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