The program has touted the NFL to 4.5 million kids in 73,000 schools — more than half of the public and private schools nationwide — with little scrutiny.

Dan Vergano • 23 hours ago

“It’s not your father’s drug market,” said one expert. “We have a synthetic drug crisis caused by stronger and more potent drugs.”

Dan Vergano • 3 days ago

The landing opened "a new chapter in human lunar exploration," according to China's space agency.

Dan Vergano • 16 days ago

"That bowling pin is gone. It's a snowman!" said a mission scientist.

Dan Vergano • 16 days ago

Operation Reinhard, the deadliest Nazi murder campaign in the Holocaust, killed roughly 1.7 million Jews during World War II.

Dan Vergano • 16 days ago

The current standards prevent up to 11,000 premature deaths a year and cut mercury pollution, “a potent neurotoxin that causes brain damage in babies,” according to the American Lung Association.

Dan Vergano • 21 days ago

NASA has handed coverage of a deep space flyby encounter over to a contractor lab.

Dan Vergano • 22 days ago

“If one were to devise an experimental set of circumstances which would test the integrity of an individual’s mood control, one would invent the year-end holiday season.”

Dan Vergano • 28 days ago

“These are very ambiguous results,” one critic said.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

“Using heroin in this way, frankly, freaks people out in the US,” said one expert.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

“I didn’t want to be a lab rat,” a man who dropped out of the experiment told a Chinese magazine.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

“Where are we going to be in another 10 years if we don’t do something?”

Dan Vergano • One month ago

At a meeting in Hong Kong, Jiankui He said he has created 31 gene-edited human embryos so far.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

“Lulu and Nana might be sitting out there with off-target effects of all kinds,” said one expert.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

“It's hard to imagine hunter-gatherers feasting on the sheer quantity of food that Americans eat at Thanksgiving,” said one anthropologist.

Dan Vergano • One month ago

A $238,000 federal study will follow more than 10,000 medical marijuana patients in New York over the next two years to see if their opioid use drops.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago

“Building the airplane is the easy part,” said a NASA official.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago

It was jobs against the climate in this year’s environmental politics fights. Jobs won.

Zahra Hirji • 2 months ago

Congress picked up some winners with science backgrounds on Tuesday night.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago

Male rats zapped with high radiation actually lived longer, on average, than their undosed counterparts, because they suffered lower rates of kidney disease.

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago