Full story - August 11, 2016
Opioid addiction
Four approved medications and broader availability of a drug to prevent overdoses are among efforts to tackle seriously the fast-growing ravages of opioid addiction.
Full story - August 08, 2016
Diaspora
So many people are on the move, here's a guideline on using the term.
Full story - August 06, 2016
Treating Zika
"I didn’t expect that early in my career as an OB-GYN, I would be caught in the middle of another new disease outbreak — Zika."
Full story - August 03, 2016
Parakeets in London
Did Jimi Hendrix release parakeets to inject some psychedelic color into the streets of London? Whatever, they're everywhere now, making up the UK's fastest growing bird population and now in at least 30 countries across five continents.
Full story - July 28, 2016
Mars, with a microphone?
NASA is sending a microphone to Mars. It's an attempt to see what the solar system sounds like. We already have audio from Saturn's giant moon, and it sounds like the sea.
Full story - July 25, 2016
Christ the Redeemer state overlooking Rio
Relax, Olympians and Rio-bound fans: August is a bad time for the mosquitos that transmit Zika. Researchers estimate only 1 to 16 of the half-million people attending will show symptoms of Zika — and 3 to 37 travelers headed home will be infected.
Full story - July 07, 2016
Women gamers triumph
Women are better than men at these two major video games, research shows.
Full story - June 30, 2016
This image shows Baker, the second of the two atomic bomb tests
The Marshall Islands were the site of some of the first nuclear tests conducted by the US. Now 70 years on, though, many residents are still awaiting promised compensation.
Full story - June 27, 2016
A workers counts ballots after polling stations closed in the Referendum on the European Union in Islington, London.
The geography of Britain's vote to leave the European Union tells us much about the political geography of the UK. But what about the political future of the UK?
Full story - June 24, 2016
Boris Johnson
This neo-nationalistic move comes at an incredibly bad time for US strategic planners, who are amid a pivot to Asia. It also will diminish the role of America's strongest ally in the world.

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