Some Buddhist meditators can willfully induce mystical near-death experiences that typically occur only in people close to actual or perceived death.
Getting rid of the old can by done step by step, opening up space not only in our closets but in our psyches.
Students are taking part in climate strikes around the world, and young activists in the U.S. will add their voices to the escalating #FridaysForFuture movement.
Following the removal two years ago of an obsolete dam, shad have returned to New Jersey’s Millstone River for the first time since 1845.
The wild horse herds on North Carolina’s Outer Banks survived Hurricane Florence by huddling on high ground, hiding in maritime forests, and possibly by swimming.
A fungus known as white-nose syndrome is decimating U.S. bat species, but scientists hope that genetic strategies and cave treatments will turn the situation around.
Scientists are making progress toward using brain implants to help speech-paralyzed patients "voice" their thoughts.
The number of invertebrates and insects such as moths, butterflies and bees has dropped worldwide by 45 percent in the last 35 years, raising alarm about the global ecosystem.
By switching to electronic bills, substituting cloth for paper napkins, and supporting tree-planting non-profits, we can help preserve the planet’s forests.
The floating garbage patch is twice the size of Texas, but the fact that it’s only 8 percent micro-plastic makes a clean-up possible.