Close up of mosquito (© BSIP/UIG/Getty Images)

Modified mosquitoes may eliminate malaria

Scientists are able to fight malaria by genetically modifying the disease's carrier, mosquitoes.
Mr. Trash Wheel in water (Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore)

Meet Mr. Trash Wheel, hero of Baltimore harbor

A water wheel in Baltimore, named "Mr. Trash Wheel" by residents, is churning up ideas for cleaning coastal cities around the world.
Drawing of hand dropping coin into slot in Earth (State Dept./Doug Thomson)

Save money. Save the environment. Here’s how (HINT: It involves your...

Energy-conscious consumers prefer green homes. They save on energy and water bills and reduce their families’ environmental impact. It’s the right thing to do!...
Sunset over lake (USAID)

Clean water, better lives

When you think about how to build a better world, think about providing clean water to about 663 million people worldwide who don’t have it.
People crouching inside glacier cave (Arctic Council Secretariat/Linnea Nordström)

U.S. hands chairmanship of Arctic Council to Finland [video]

The nations and peoples of the Arctic have been meeting regularly for the past 20 years. Next stop is Alaska, where the U.S. will pass the gavel to Finland.
View of Earth's curvature, with dark space above (NASA)

Be the first to see ultra-high-def video from space

Mark your calendars: On April 26, NASA is broadcasting the first live ultra-high-definition video from the International Space Station.
Melania Trump and Sara Netanyahu (© AP Images)

First Lady visits leading Israeli hospital

First Lady Melania Trump visited a Jerusalem hospital as a guest of Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Bas-relief in palace of Assurnasirpal II (© DeAgostini/Getty Images)

In ancient cities reclaimed from ISIS, restoration work begins

As ISIS is driven back from its conquests, restoring the damage to cultural sites and treasures from antiquity will be a major challenge.
President Trump standing before and touching stone wall (© AP Images)

A visit to the Western Wall

President Donald J. Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.