“They’re not gonna want me to play ‘babies in space’,” says Greg O’Brien. “You know, where I pick ’em up in my hands and I swirl them around over my head like a rocket ship. I always say ‘Babies! In! Spaaaaace!’ “

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Over the last 2 years photographer Nichole Sobecki and journalist Laura Heaton have documented the devastating impact of climate change on one of the most unstable places in the world, Somalia

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With the availability of home genetic testing kits from companies such as “23andMe” and “Ancestry DNA,” more people will be getting information about their genetic lineage and what races and ethnicities of the world are included in their DNA

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The Platinum Patients

June 16, 2017

Each year, 1 in every 20 Americans racks up just as much in medical bills as another 19 combined. This critical five percent of the U.S. population is key to solving the nation’s health care spending crisis

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Pediatricians and public health researchers know they have to be on the lookout for lead exposure from paint chips and contaminated drinking water. A new report suggests food — particularly baby food — could be a problem, too

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That’s raising questions. Scientists have taken another step toward creating more realistic human cerebral organoids, or “mini brains in a dish.” But that progress has raised fresh ethical questions, such as whether these organoids will ever become sophisticated enough to attain consciousness

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Our Claire Davis and Jessica Fanzo discuss how to ensure nutrition for everyone under climate change

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Jessica Watkins, one of NASA’s newest recruits, says she’s ready—but only if there’s a ride back

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