Science

Abusive Relationships Among Teens and Young Adults

Abusive Relationships Among Teens and Young Adults

May 10, 2010

Dating violence among teens and young adults.

E.O. Wilson: "Anthill"

E.O. Wilson: "Anthill"

April 22, 2010

The first novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist E. O. Wilson. It's the story of a boy transformed by an improbable love of ants. He risks everything, even his life, to save their pristine habitat in the wetlands of Alabama.

Edward Weiler: "Hubble: A Journey Through Space and Time" (Abrams)

Edward Weiler: "Hubble: A Journey Through Space and Time" (Abrams)

April 21, 2010

A conversation with the scientist who oversaw the Hubble Space Telescope project.

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

April 19, 2010

Insomnia, snoring, apnea and restless leg syndrome prevent millions of Americans from getting a good night's sleep. Why sleeping is so important to overall health and advice from experts on how best to battle mild to severe sleep disorders.

The Future of NASA and U.S. Space Exploration

The Future of NASA and U.S. Space Exploration

April 15, 2010

President Obama plans to dramatically scale back NASA's return-to-the-moon program to make way for implementing a new vision for the space agency. A group of astronauts led by Neil Armstrong opposes the move, but astronaut Buzz Aldrin and...

Nuclear Security Summit

Nuclear Security Summit

April 12, 2010

President Obama hosts an unprecedented two-day Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.

Ian McEwen: "Solar"

Ian McEwen: "Solar"

April 8, 2010

A novel from best-selling author, Ian McEwan, about a Nobel prize-winning physicist whose professional and personal worlds collide in a freak accident. How he uses the opportunity to extricate himself from a failing marriage, reinvigorate...

Savior Siblings

April 5, 2010

The medical and ethical issues of using in vitro fertilization with genetic testing to produce a baby who could be a genetic match to save the life of a sibling with a fatal illness.

Jonathan Balcombe: "Second Nature"

Jonathan Balcombe: "Second Nature"

March 16, 2010

Humans aren't the only beings who communicate, feel emotions and have self-awareness. Drawing on the latest research, an animal behaviorist explains why people need to change the way they treat other living creatures.

Electronic Medical Records

March 10, 2010

$19.2 billion of stimulus funds have been set aside for doctors and hospitals making the switch to electronic health records. An update on progress to date and why some practitioners are – for now – sticking with paper.

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