Humanitarian

This children's nonprofit takes saving lives to heart

Save a Child's Heart has provided life-saving treatments to more than 4,500 kids from 58 countries.

How sci-fi machines are saving kids in India

These handwashing stations make water out of thin air.

Meet the humanitarian doctors curing blindness from a boat

A team of doctors from Israel and beyond sailed to Papua New Guinea to fix the eyes and teeth of locals, many of whom had never seen a doctor before.

Scientists can almost build a human from scratch

Doctors are cloning human bones and brains ... The next step looks pretty obvious.

This 11-year-old girl is sewing handbags to raise money for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Her funds will help put water filters in people's homes so they have clean water to drink.

How Indian farmers are doubling their crops

Learning about new technology was a game changer for this farming couple.

The No. 1 motivating factor in deciding which causes to support

Why do we give to certain causes and not others? A new study examines what influences our donation decisions.

How 2 guys from Georgia pranked international media to save the planet

Their weird-looking device promised to turn dirty air into oxygen on your face. It was a groundbreaking invention. It just wasn't real.

New science and tech center unveiled in South Sudan

The center, with help from nonprofit humanitarian group IsraAid, will train South Sudanese youth to become engineers, technicians and mathematicians.

Can unmanned robotic drones save people from disasters?

New technology could be a huge help to first responders in times of crisis.

Meet the world's rescue team

From one natural disaster to another, IsraAid is there. How do they do it?

How a strange machine is creating water out of thin air for hurricane victims

Most Puerto Ricans don't have clean drinking water, but this invention could help.

The best of humanity: How the world is helping Puerto Rico

In the aftermath of one of the most devastating hurricanes in history, many are stepping up to the plate in bold ways.

Why do people become so nice during natural disasters?

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma were destructive, but they brought out something beautiful in people.

Israel group rushes in to help Floridians after historic storm

As the state begins to assess the damage from Hurricane Irma, EMS volunteers from across the world will be there.