The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is bidding farewell this week to one of its most popular bamboo-loving residents: Bei Bei.
Earlier this month NPR health correspondent Rob Stein introduced us to Victoria Gray, the woman at the center of a groundbreaking medical treatment using CRISPR, the gene-editing technique. This week, Rob reports exclusively for NPR on the first results of that closely-watched experiment.
NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey explains, with the story of one teenager whose vaping habit landed her in the ER.
The Trump administration is seeking to lift federal protections on the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, paving the way for possible timber harvests and road construction in the largest national forest in the U.S.
Families can print this pdf at home and have some reading and coloring time while learning about plants of the desert.
Bring the field trip experience to your classroom with a kit that helps students understand the life cycle of a butterfly.