Jeanetta Churchill is blasting the air conditioning in her Baltimore row house. A massive heat wave just swept through the city, with temperatures topping 100 degrees. “I don’t even want to see what my power bill is this coming month,” she says. Keeping cool in the summer months isn’t just […]

Expectant fathers fret about many things. My physiologist friends fondly reflect on chronicling their wives’ pregnancies. Some concern themselves with constructing nursery furniture. As a meat scientist, my worries during my wife’s pregnancies were on food safety. During the summer of 2011, while expecting our oldest child, we had the […]

US Open 2019 Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug – 8 Sep Coverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app Five-time champion Roger Federer is out of the US Open after Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov won a late-night thriller to finally beat the Swiss great. […]

This year hundreds of African Americans will board flights to Ghana. For many it will be their first trip to the African continent. They’ll be answering a call issued by the West African country to come home. The ship believed to have carried the first enslaved Africans to what would become the United […]

Scientists have trained an artificial intelligence tool to predict sex and estimate age from electrocardiogram readouts. They suggest that, with further development, the tool could soon be helping doctors to assess the overall health of their patients. An electrocardiogram, also known as an ECG or EKG, is a painless, simple […]