Picture this: two men with heavy backpacks, clambering up a mountainside in the middle of August in the Inca area of Majorca, 35km north-east of Palma. Neither tourists, nor hunters, they are actually
As Heard On Morning Edition Listen Toggle more options Download Scientists claim they have evidence that explains why lifestyle changes known to be good for you — low-fat diets, exercise, reducing stress
The distracting international furore over chemical weapons use in Syria, and this week's shamefacedly cautious UN report, appear to mark the moment it finally became clear that Bashar al-Assad will survive
As the threat of a US-led foreign intervention in Syria flickers on the global stage, the elite Alawite families living in Qerdaha, the hometown of President Bashar al-Assad, refuse to pay it any attention.
Tufts University announced Tuesday that one of its researchers broke ethical rules while carrying out a study of genetically modified "golden rice" in China. According to the Tufts report, the scientific
Police on Tuesday identified all 12 people killed by former navy reservist Aaron Alexis in the Washington navy yard. They were aged between 46 and 73, and all were civilian staff rather than uniformed
People like me who have spent years teaching creative writing know that on the first day of class, they will be faced with shining-eyed students who, to paraphrase Elmore Leonard, have a facility for and
Toward the end of last week’s Senate hearing on American military action in Syria, Tim Kaine, of Virginia, admitted to being confused. Secretary of State John Kerry had been repeating for hours the Administration’s