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An expert panel on Friday endorsed a sweeping set of proposed changes to the federal government’s program for regulating experiments that ..
NASA’s Space Launch System rocket carrying the Orion spacecraft launches on the Artemis I flight test, Nov. 16, ..
Mohe, China’s northernmost city, recorded a temperature of minus 63.4 degrees Fahrenheit this week. That was the coldest in its recorded history..
Jonathan Havens, a former legal counsel at the FDA who now represents companies in the CBD industry, said many growers and manufacturers had grown ..
At the committee meeting on Thursday, the advisers wrestled with how frequently to offer shots, what variants to defend against, and whether the ..
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said on Thursday it will establish a 20-year moratorium on mining upstream from Minnesota’s Boundary ..
On the Amami Islands of Japan, wonder blooms from a nibble and a few droppings. In February 2020, an amateur naturalist named Yohei Tashiro was ..
Larissa S. Brizhik didn’t have to stay. Like many Ukrainian women and children, she could have fled the war zone. But as a department head at ..
In an interview last January with The New York Times, Dr. Fauci said the grant had been canceled because Mr. Trump insisted on it. “The grant ..
Scholars cite a 2014 Massachusetts case in which the state sought to ban a new opioid, Zohydro ER, because it worried that the drug could be abused ..
Every year Dr. Morgenthaler has monitored volcanic activity through IoIO, he has noticed some kind of increased concentration, or brightening, of ..
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday proposed maximum limits for the amount of lead in baby foods like mashed fruits and vegetables and dry ..
The future belongs to those who prepare for it, as scientists who petition federal agencies like NASA and the Department of Energy for research funds ..
WASHINGTON — The nation’s top environmental agency is still reeling from the exodus of more than 1,200 scientists and policy experts during the ..
What’s going on? One idea is that two titanic forces are battling for control over the world’s heart. Earth’s magnetic field, ..
When Lauren Strohacker received her second Covid-19 vaccine dose in the spring of 2021, she rejoiced. It meant she could see her friends again, go to ..
Before 1958, there was no such thing as CPR. If someone’s heart stopped because of cardiac arrest, that person fell to the ground, with no pulse..
LONDON — Charles Byrne never wanted to end up in a museum. Byrne, who stood at least 7 feet 7 inches tall, had found fame and wealth in 18th-century ..
A green-hued comet from the outer solar system is set to swing through Earth’s neighborhood in the coming days for the first time in 50,000 ..
With names like titanosaurus and giganotosaurus, you’d be forgiven for thinking that dinosaurs were the most massive animals to ever live. But ..
The storms that have walloped California in fierce waves since last month have left many communities cleaning up and digging out from flooding and ..
The stories the mothers tell when they gather at the Awendo Health Center in western Kenya are a catalog of small failures, missed opportunities and ..
Consider the oyster mushroom. It’s a mild thing, a pert, often creamy-colored whorl of fungus that goes well with thyme sautéed in butter. But ..
From her kitchen table in rural Illinois, Ms. Richter started a global foundation for families who shared her son’s rare genetic disorder..
Federal regulators said Wednesday that they will begin penalizing nursing homes that give residents a false label of schizophrenia, a practice that ..
There is hope, however, that high-temperature superconductors could be used in the future to levitate trains over tracks, allowing them to move ..
Next, they work on eating whatever they crave, without deeming it “good” or “bad.” Make “peach pie equivalent to a peach..
A handy explanation of some of the newer climatological verbiage..
But she has other concerns, particularly about her 7- and 12-year-old daughters. The long hospitalization for gene therapy followed by months of ..
For example, Dr. Peterson would like to be able to click a button and see all of the footsteps he has ever taken, glowing orange on the ground. “I can..
ABOARD A GULFSTREAM IV, over the Pacific — The winter storms pounding California this month have often come into being thousands of miles to the west..
In late June 1961, Mr. Keller and a Life magazine writer, Kenneth MacLeish, dove to a record depth of 728 feet in Lake Maggiore, in Switzerland, on an..
The Dallas Zoo was closed on Friday after issuing a “Code Blue” and calling the police to help address a “serious situation.” ..
In the late 1970s, scientists at Exxon fitted one of the company’s supertankers with state-of-the-art equipment to measure carbon dioxide in the..
Mammals in the ocean swim through a world of sound. But in recent decades, humans have been cranking up the volume, blasting waters with noise from ..
Eva-Maria Sadowski, a postdoctoral researcher at the Natural History Museum in Berlin, didn’t have a particular agenda in mind when she decided ..
Virgin Orbit, the company that tried to launch satellites into space from Britain for the first time earlier this week, said on Thursday that a ..
“I will tell you, there is no immediate need for the crew to come home today, that all the systems are operating,” Mr. Montalbano said. During the ..
MALTA, Mont. — Around 200 chocolate-brown bison raise their heads, following the low growl of a pickup truck slowly motoring across the sagebrush-..
Most people assume that a warmer planet will be a buggier, more parasite- and disease-ridden place. There are plenty of examples to justify this fear..
In this way, the researchers said, the Chinese rogue production had contributed to the “banks” of chlorofluorocarbons that were produced ..
Dr. Joseph Torg, an orthopedic surgeon whose experience treating and researching football players’ spinal-cord injuries made him a strong voice ..
Three years into the pandemic, the coronavirus continues to impress virologists with its swift evolution. A young version, known as XBB.1.5, has ..
No one bothered to inform the residents why the southern tip of their island home was suddenly no longer accessible. All they knew was that the place ..
Beth Salyers, the deputy district engineer for the Corps’ Sacramento District, which includes much of the central and northern part of the state..
BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday “strongly encouraged” its 27 member nations to require a negative Covid-19 test for travelers boarding ..
In the coastal Spanish town of San Sebastián, residents swapped sweaters for T-shirts and headed to the beach for a swim. In Rome, tourists and locals..
NASA upgraded the Apollo 7 astronauts’ medals to the Distinguished Service citation at an October 2008 ceremony, citing the mission’s ..
For the first time, retail pharmacies, from corner drugstores to major chains like CVS and Walgreens, will be allowed to offer abortion pills in the ..
The concern is whether, during those long minutes before Mr. Hamlin’s heart rhythm returned, when his heart was not pumping normally, a lack of ..
surfacing Using a tiny device called a Raspberry Shake, people around the world are tuning in to the earth’s vibrations. By Madeleine Morley ..
The certification programs are open to anyone with a high school diploma who has passed a background check. Licensure is limited to Oregon residents ..
New Rockets NASA got its giant Space Launch System off the ground for the first time in 2022, lighting up the night in Florida with an incredible ..
Nearly three years into the pandemic, Covid-19 remains stubbornly persistent. So, too, does misinformation about the virus. As Covid cases, ..
On any given night, far from bright city lights, there’s a chance that you’ll see a beautiful streak shoot across the sky as a meteor ..
Another orbit around the sun and here we are again: back where we started but spun about — changed, perhaps deranged. Henry Segerman, a British ..
As Covid barrels through China, scientists around the world are searching for clues about an outbreak with sprawling consequences — for the health of ..
But many scientists say that while there is some evidence for the idea that Arctic warming weakens the jet stream, there is less to support the ..
For emergency room doctors, they are a dispiriting and familiar sight: Children who return again and again in the grip of mental health crises, ..
In the State of Kerala in southern India, Dr. Chandni Sajeevan, the head of emergency medicine at Kozhikode Government Medical College hospital, led ..
China on Monday announced that travelers from overseas would no longer be required to enter quarantine upon arrival, in one of the country’s ..
Today, Mr. Patterson said, the sub-crypt flooding is greatly reduced. Why? His theory centers on the rise of the Enclave — a 430-unit rental complex ..
The process is an intense and arduous journey for many women, riddled with uncertainty, according to stories shared with The New York Times. Among the..
At first glance, you might miss the glass frog of the Costa Rican rainforest. It is, as the name suggests, nearly transparent. Apart from a lime green..
RSV has probably peaked, but flu is still surging and Covid-19 cases are rising. Scientists are hopeful that next winter will be better..
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NASA’s Mars InSight spacecraft is dead. For months, mission managers have been expecting this as dust accumulated on the lander’s solar ..
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Tuesday strengthened limits on smog-forming pollution from buses, delivery vans, tractor-trailers and other ..
Curiously, other data indicate that, about a century later, Hazael’s soldiers set fire to several settlements: Tel Rehov, Tel Zayit and Horvat ..
Is it too late to get a booster? Bernard Camins, the medical director for infection prevention at the Mount Sinai Health System, and Aaron Milstone, a..
As the pandemic spread across the United States in 2020, the number of children who were killed rose precipitously, as did the number injured by ..
A study that involved giving frogs an unpleasant snack has shown that male wasps really can defend themselves with jabs from their genitalia..
MONTREAL, Quebec — Roughly 190 countries early on Monday approved a sweeping United Nations agreement to protect 30 percent of the planet’s land..
Susannah Rosen, 8, spent much of her childhood in hospitals in New York City as doctors documented the gradual loss of her ability to stand, walk and ..
To install Delirium. Fever. Hallucinations. Not what you expect when adding baby spinach to a salad, but these are among the alarming symptoms dozens ..
Federal health officials are proposing an extensive set of tougher rules governing private Medicare Advantage health plans, in response to wide-scale ..
Updated booster shots have bolstered Americans’ defenses against serious Covid, reducing the risk of hospitalization by roughly 50 percent ..
MONTREAL, Quebec — Remember the big climate talks in Egypt last month? There’s another hugely important environmental summit happening right now..
Black bears have black fur, right? It’s there in the name. “In the eastern part of North America, where I grew up, we have American black bears..
“As with all medical specialties, there is room for improvement in the diagnostic accuracy of emergency care,” Dr. Kang added. “All of us who ..
A spacewalk by two Russian astronauts aboard the International Space Station was canceled at the last minute after mission controllers noticed a spray..
Team members with NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems program successfully removed the Artemis I Orion spacecraft ..
Fifty years ago today, two men woke up on humanity’s last day on the moon. Nobody would be back to the moon anytime soon. Plans for additional ..
That result, he said, is “exciting” because it “means that they were not only using observation points from the bottom of the basin ..
Tuesday night into Wednesday morning will be one of the special dates scattered throughout each year when skywatchers can catch a meteor shower as a ..
It was 1974, and Don Lewis was getting tired of hauling around so many keyboards. One day he would be in a studio in Los Angeles, working alongside ..
‘Black man to Black man’ As midday approached on that recent Tuesday, Dr. Stallworth told the team about her exam with a Black middle-..
A jumble of cords and two devices the size of soda cans protrude from Austin Beggin’s head as he undergoes testing with a team of researchers ..
JIUQUAN SATELLITE LAUNCH CENTER — Thirty years ago, the Chinese government initiated a secret plan for its space program, including a key goal of ..
July 19, 1964 China successfully launches its first biological experiment to the edge of space: a rocket carrying eight white mice. ⬇April 24, 1970 ..
Scientists at a federal nuclear weapons facility have made a potentially significant advance in fusion research that could lead to a source of ..
At 12:40 pm EST, Dec. 11, 2022, NASA’s Orion spacecraft for the Artemis I mission splashed down in the Pacific ..
NASA’s Orion spacecraft splashes down in the Pacific Ocean after a 25.5 day mission to the Moon and back. NASA’s Orion spacecraft ..
NASA and DoD members of the Artemis I recovery team run practice flight operations procedures aboard the USS Portland (..
Another day, another rocket launch by SpaceX, and another spacecraft going to the moon. All those seem commonplace these days. SpaceX has already ..
“This was a very important man,” he said. “I think she died thinking it was true.” In the 1970s, when the country was ..
art001e002518 (Dec. 9, 2022) On flight day 24 of the Artemis I mission, Orion’s optical navigation camera captured this black-and-white photo of..
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