Space: Ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids

March 27, 2014

The International Space Station crew member Russian cosmonaut Evgeny Tarelkin is seen inside the Soyuz spacecraft October 10, 2012. REUTERS/Sergei Remezov

Gallery: Life as a ‘rocket man’

A series of photographs document what it’s like to be an astronaut.


And all this genome science – I don’t understand

Researchers across the globe have built a “map” for the complex pattern of human genes.


What taste is this upon my lips?

South African poachers are pushing abalone to the edge of extinction to meet Asian demand


It’s not just your job five days a week

Money columnist Linda Stern explores why some parents of young kids work – just to pay the babysitter.


Burning up these fumes – up here, in China

Some administrative, research and healthcare facilities are moving out of Beijing, in the hope of easing pollution.


Gallery: In fact, it’s cold as Hell

In parts of the American Northeast, winter refuses to budge.

Two lifeguard chairs sit empty near a beach in Hyannis, Massachusetts, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

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