When a team of researchers evaluated the scientific literature on brain games, they found little evidence that the products improve memory or thinking in real-world tasks.
Sixty-two countries have now joined the plan. Together, they account for about 52 percent of global emissions, which is a little short of the 55 percent threshold to make the agreement binding.
A wildfire near San Jose, Calif. has destroyed a dozen homes, and threatens more than 150 structures. Meanwhile, the massive Soberanes fire is still burning two months after it began.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to behavioral scientist Uri Simonsohn about how one of the scientists behind 2010 research on 'power poses' is distancing herself from that work.
With wind speeds of 160 mph, the storm is expected to make landfall on Jamaica on Monday, and remains a threat to Haiti and Cuba. Forecasters say it's the strongest in the Atlantic since 2007.
The U.N. is planning to send its first spacecraft into orbit, packed with scientific experiments from countries that can't afford their own space programs.