NASA selected the astronauts for the first crewed missions to the International Space Station from American soil since the space shuttles stopped flying in 2011.
Experimental poliovirus therapy developed by Duke University researchers shows early promise for treating aggressive brain cancers.
15-year-old Gavin Vasandani is launching a 40-millimeter science experiment into space this September. Find out how students like him can launch projects with the help of NASA.
The U.S. has unveiled the world's fastest — and smartest — supercomputer. It will help research in fields as diverse as astrophysics and cancer.
A new U.S.-backed initiative is promoting innovative ways to integrate nuclear power into carbon-free and renewable energy systems.
Based on the Teach For America model, Teach For Uganda tackles widespread teacher absenteeism and high dropout rates by placing university graduates in underserved primary schools across the East African country.
The computer industry shrugged when two engineering professors said they'd found a simpler way to make chips. But today 99 percent of smartphones and devices use their method, and they're $1 million richer.
NASA helped bring space telescope tech to the archaeology lab and uncover hidden text in fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
New inventions from the global health startup community, with funding from USAID, are improving care — and outcomes — for Ebola patients in the DRC.