When Germany lost World War II, citizens immediately removed Nazi symbols. Not so after the American Civil War. But there's a lot we can learn from Germany and how ridding itself of a terrible past allowed it to move forward.
Donald Trump and Bobby Jindal appear to be running away from their parents' immigrant roots. However, Marco Rubio's mom once told him: "They’re human beings just like us, and they came for the same reasons we came."
Florence Jaukae found herself abandoned by her husband, with children to feed and didn't know what to do. So she took a tradition from her Papua New Guinea village and reinvented it for a modern world.
A new report in the British medical journal The Lancet says climate change poses a potentially catastrophic risk to human health. But it also says fighting climate change can bring big health benefits.
There are numerous futuristic, high-tech materials used in medicine these days, from titanium alloys to hydrogels — even 3D-printed human tissue. But medicine's next wonder material might come from much humbler origins — worm spit. Otherwise known as silk.
Self-driving trucks have already hit American roads — but so far their impact has been limited. As they become more common, and more trusted, however, they could fundamentally change swaths of the American economy.