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A new research paper is stirring up controversy among scientists interested in using DNA editing to treat disease. In a two-page article published in the journal Nature Methods on May 30, a group of six...

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Kentucky family court judge W. Mitchell Nance says he refuses to hold hearings on same-sex couples’ adoptions “as a matter of conscience.” He’s not the only authority defying the 2015 Supreme...

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Puerto Ricans are searching for solutions to the island’s worst economic and social crisis in a long time. An unprecedented debt level is creating widespread uncertainty about employment and the state’s...

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The Trump administration has some ambitious goals that include trillions in tax cuts, a significant military buildup and a fresh investment in infrastructure. The White House released details of how...

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The Javan rhino (Rhinoceros sondaicus) is found only at the very western tip of the Indonesian island of Java, in the rainforest habitats of Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP). However, this wasn’t always...

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Editor’s note: May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This article is part of a series exploring how research into adverse childhood experiences – or ACEs – is helping therapists, parents, educators...

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Our mobile phones can reveal a lot about ourselves: where we live and work; who our family, friends and acquaintances are; how (and even what) we communicate with them; and our personal habits. With all...

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What is “open science”? Open science is a set of practices designed to make scientific processes and results more transparent and accessible to people outside the research team. It includes making...

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Last week, officials from the U.S. and Mexico revitalized their commitment to fight cross-border smuggling of drugs, arms and money. U.S. officials recognized America’s demand for drugs as “the magnet”...

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Few Americans probably know that their tax dollars paid to kill 76,859 coyotes in 2016. The responsible agency was Wildlife Services (WS), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Its mission is to...