Health Care In America
Featured Series: Health Care In America
Millions of people enrolled in President Barack Obama's signature Affordable Care Act. But the future of that health care legislation is unclear as we head into a new presidency.
Coal factory in China

B Vitamins Might Help Our Bodies Deal With Pollution

Researchers found some B vitamins helped curb the negative health effects linked to fine particulate matter.


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Cheerios Is Trying To Bring Back The Bees — And It Wants You To Help

Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook Now Says Law Enforcement Can't Use Data For Surveillance

An illustration of neural cells
albastrica mititica / CC BY 2.0

The Brain Might Be 10 Times More Active Than Previously Believed

An iceberg
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Natural Causes Could Be Partly Responsible For Record Low Sea Ice

Marijuana plant

Smoking Pot Might Increase Your Risk Of Stroke And Heart Failure

A microwave
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Your Microwave Can't Spy On You ... Yet.

Group of folded DNA inside a cell
University of Cambridge

DNA Actually Looks Like A Big Ball Of Yarn

Planets orbiting a star
NASA / CalTech

How Pi Helps Astronomers Locate Habitable Planets

Former Vice President Joe Biden
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Joe Biden Pushes For Collaboration In Cancer Research

Part of glacier breaking off and falling into the ocean
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What You May Not Know About The Climate Change Basics

Research submarine Boaty McBoatface
National Oceanography Centre

Boaty McBoatface Is Heading Off On Its Very First Mission

IKAROS solar sail rendering
Andrzej Mirecki / CC BY SA 3.0

Scientists Speculate Mysterious Radio Bursts Are Powering Alien Ships

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a swearing-in ceremony
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Pence Defends GOP Health Care Plan In Ky., Where Obamacare Had Success

Bottled water
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Soda Is No Longer America's Most Popular Beverage

Scott Gottlieb
American Enterprise Institute

Trump's FDA Pick Is A Popular Choice In The Pharmaceutical Industry

Elon Musk
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Elon Musk Says He Can Fix Australia's Energy Problem In 100 Days

Doctors perform surgery.
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Hospitals Can Now Make New Doctors Work Shifts Longer Than A Day

A culture of Candida auris.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Some US Hospitals Are Dealing With A Potentially Deadly Fungus

Pedestrians walk past an AT&T Wireless store
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AT&T Could Be Discriminating Against Some Low-Income Communities

Farmers pick strawberries in their farm.
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A New Report On Pesticides Could Do More Harm Than Good

Great Barrier Reef
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2016 Was A Bad Year For The Great Barrier Reef. 2017 Could Be Worse

Yeast colonies
Bojan Žunar / CC BY SA 4.0

Scientists Take Step Toward Synthetic Life, Recreate Yeast Chromosomes

Italdesign's Pop.Up drone car design

This Flying Drone Car Could Mean No More Traffic Jams

A laser cooling an atom
Newsy Staff

How Lasers Can Create The Coldest Spot In The Universe


Can Potatoes Really Grow On Mars?

Southern California
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Two Fault Lines In Southern California Are Actually One Big One

Person scratching arm
Orrling and Tomer / CC BY 3.0

Contagious Itching Is All In Your Head

FBI Director James Comey
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FBI Director Comey Wants A Back Door To Tech Encryption

A rack of computer servers and cords
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The Federal Government Is Really Bad At Running Websites

The Oleo Sponge
Argonne National Laboratory

This Sponge Could Be Key For Cleaning Oil Spills