Nearly 25 trillion miles away, Alpha Centauri is our closest neighbor — could it be home to a habitable planet? New research is bringing us closer to an answer.
Young scientists are getting their first experience working in the field as they study the ecosystem of Kenya's Mara River.
A type of tropical mosquito known to spread Zika is making a home in Washington D.C. for the sixth straight winter, by hunkering down in storm drains.
Artificial intelligence can beat chess champs, but can it come up with a good joke? Thanks to computational linguistics, the answer might be “yes.”
Anne Fadiman, Francis Writer in Residence and adjunct professor of English (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Yale's Marla Geha will receive $1 million to help expand science education for veterans.
Crystal Feimster’s course, “The Long Civil Rights Movement,” asks students to take a holistic approach to history with creative coursework — like making a zine.