Full story - August 19, 2016
Black Little League tea
Just one day before the killing of Emmett Till, a championship black Little League team from South Carolina was invited to the Little League World Series — but wasn't allowed to play.
Full story - August 17, 2016
War, peace and guns on campus
One professor retired rather than face the possibility of legal weapons in university buildings.
Full story - August 16, 2016
Egrets
One third of birds in North America are at risk of extinction. A century ago, a bold move by international leaders helped save many species. Can they do it again?
Full story - August 15, 2016
Testosterone in athletes
Unless athletic authorities want to take on all conditions that might result in an unfair advantage — biological, genetic, social or otherwise — it seems arbitrary to focus on testosterone in female athletes, a scholar writes.
Full story - August 11, 2016
Early cancer
A recent discovery points to the strange longevity of a malady that is often considered a product of the modern world.
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.

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