Lenore T. Adkins
Fadji Maina made history as NASA's first Nigerien scientist. Learn how her childhood inspired her to become a hydrologist and what she's working on.
Public defenders back criminal defendants in the U.S. who can't afford a private attorney and are at risk of going to prison. Learn how they came to be.
Commemorations in New York, northern Virginia and Pennsylvania honor the 2,977 victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the U.S.
Find out about some of the work done aboard the International Space Station, including two critical experiments that examine muscle tone and microbes.
More and more students in the United States are earning bachelor's degrees in environmental science. Learn what's involved.
Find out how the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom were established and who may receive them.
In remembrance of Victory over Japan Day, which effectively ended World War II, read reflections from three American veterans who served in that war.
In a world where scientists are eager to publish their discoveries and phony research is on the rise, learn how one journal weeds out bad science.
Historically black colleges and universities have served students for over a century and can lead to success in the 21st century.