Training for service dogs starts very early.
AP Photo/Allen G. Breed
Traditional treatments for PTSD, such as talk therapy and medication, do work for some veterans. But service dogs can make a difference when those methods fall short.
The U.S. is still a leader in designing and selling computer chips, but the vast majority of the world’s chips are fabricated in Taiwan and South Korea.
Macro Photo/iStock via Getty Images
The high cost and long lead times for building computer chip factories makes it difficult for the U.S. to reverse the steady decline of its domestic semiconductor manufacturing capacity.
Paul and Becky Rogers converted 14 acres of land in Kent County, Mich. to habitat that supports pollinators, songbirds and wildlife.
It's possible to feed the world's 7.8 billion people with more environmentally friendly farming practices. Here's how.
Electric service trucks line up after a snow storm in Fort Worth, Texas, on Feb. 16, 2021.
Ron Jenkins/Getty Images
There will be more weather-driven disasters like February's deep freeze in Texas, and energy planners aren't prepared.
More students are taking algebra II in high school – but many aren’t actually learning it.
Leonard Ortiz/Digital First Media/Orange County Register via Getty Images
Three education experts explain why students aren't learning the basics.
The SARS-CoV-2 virus is mutating.
Aitor Diago/Moment via Getty Images
The virus is evolving and new strains are more transmissible. Will the vaccines work against these new variants? How can researchers stay ahead of the virus's evolution?
Despite help from the government and charities, the number of food-insecure kids is rising.
An estimated 1 in 4 US children have trouble getting enough to eat at least sometimes. We asked four scholars for their insights..
Food pantries can be a source of fresh produce.
SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
The boxes and bags people get from food pantries contain healthier food than you might suspect.
Les virus se propagent plus facilement pendant l'hiver, mais le fait d'être à l'extérieur n'est pas la principale cause de transmission.
Christopher Kimmel via Getty Images
Sortir dans le froid ne vous donnera pas forcément un rhume. Mais le temps froid est en général plus hospitalier pour les virus. Il est donc sage de maintenir votre système immunitaire fort.
Viruses spread easier during the winter than other times of the year, but being outside isn’t the main cause of transmission.
Christopher Kimmel via Getty Images
Going out in the cold won't necessarily lead to you getting a cold. But cold weather in general is more hospitable to viruses, so it's wise to take steps to keep your immune system strong.
Heat-damaged plastic pipes can continue to leach chemicals into water over time.
Darrian Traynor/Getty Images
A new study shows how toxic chemicals like benzene are leaching into water systems after nearby fires. The pipes don't have to burn – they just have to heat up.
Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt signs an official tally of the Electoral College votes from the 2016 presidential election, in January 2017.
AP Photo/Zach Gibson
Five scholars explain different aspects of the history, workings and effects of the Electoral College.
Juan Miranda receives a flu shot from Yadira Santiago Banuelos, family nurse practitioner, at the Family Health Clinic of Monon in Monon, Indiana.
Purdue University/Rebecca McElhoe
Millions of Latinos may not get the influenza shot this year, which could be an indicator of whether they will get a COVID-19 shot. A rural clinic shows how building trust can help overcome reluctance.
While it may be deflating, events like the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade are best watched from home this year. Here, the Harold the Fireman balloon lies face down as he readied for the parade on Nov. 27, 2019.
Gary Hershorn via Getty Images
Inaction over the next few months could cost tens of thousands of lives. Here are things you should do now to stay safe and to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Moral combat: Do you wear a face mask to show you care about others? Or do you refuse because you believe they defy human nature?
Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images
Here's how governments can get more people to follow COVID-19 guidelines.
The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco averages more than 100,000 vehicles daily.
Photo by Saketh Garuda for Unsplash
What if roads and bridges could signal structural problems that need repair?
U.S. Army veteran Derek Martin gives his son a big hug at a veteran support group cookout on Nov. 7, 2015.
Jon Hatch/Digital First Media/Boulder Daily Camera via Getty Images
The rate of death by suicide is rising among veterans. The most common stressor is a serious relationship difficulty.
A transcript from the Constitutional Convention records the official report creating the Electoral College.
U.S. National Archives
Three approaches were debated during the Constitutional Convention -- election by Congress, selection by state legislatures and a popular election, though that was restricted to white landowning men.
Burnt orange skies in the middle of the day usually aren’t a good sign.
AP Photo/Tony Avelar
A diverse group of experts including representatives of oil companies and banks unanimously agreed that climate change poses an existential threat to the financial system.
Staying safe this Halloween means following a few simple rules.
Anatolii Stozub via Getty Images
There are plenty of ways to enjoy the holiday without trick-or-treating, but you still need to make sure you are socially distancing and wearing a mask – and not just one for Halloween.