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A judge ruled that the Interior Department must consider the climate impacts of oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico before awarding leases.
The United States hosted a virtual meeting of big polluting countries on Thursday as nations struggle to meet their climate change goals.
Dr. Hultin’s discovery of a frozen victim of the 1918 pandemic gave scientists the opportunity to map the virus’s genetic material.
New research finds a mutation that suggests the more diminutive canines’ DNA dates back to ancient wolves.
Every person on Earth shares in the quest that the giant observatory will now begin.
With spotty immunity in the population and a churn of new variants, the coronavirus is likely to become a persistent but hopefully manageable threat.
New research that finds gas stoves emit methane, a potent greenhouse gas, even when turned off and adds to the debate over electrifying homes.
Scientists describe a process by which African clawed frogs can regrow an imperfect but functional lost limb.
She transformed the presentation of science on TV and was considered one of the most influential women in her industry.
The leases, reinstated during the Trump years, would have allowed a Chilean mining conglomerate to dig for copper and nickel near the Boundary Waters wilderness in Minnesota.
How does Anders Danielsen Lie of “The Worst Person in the World” juggle careers in acting and medicine? “This has been my ongoing identity crisis,” he said.
The four-ton piece of the rocket hasn’t been heard from since it launched an American satellite called DSCOVR. It could make a 65-foot crater on the far side of the moon.
A chunk of Antarctic ice that was one of the biggest icebergs ever seen has met its end near South Georgia. Scientists will be studying its effects on the ecosystem around the island for some time.
Scientists traced how a mouse’s brain gets the signal that it had enough to drink. Something similar may happen in humans.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday will announce stepped-up enforcement and monitoring to help disadvantaged communities struggling with polluted air and water.
The four-year air pollution study, which followed 68.5 million older Americans, was the first of its kind.
Thirteen of Omicron’s mutations should have hurt the variant’s chances of survival. Instead, they worked together to make it thrive.
Before the end of the year, ispace aims to place a lander with two small rovers on the lunar surface. It may find other visitors have also made the trip this year.
The Health Department could not confirm reports of an outbreak of the bacterial disease, which is spread by rats, linked to McCarren Park, but said it was working with the Parks Department to keep rats out.
Gang Chen was arrested a year ago on charges of hiding his links to China. The charges were dismissed, but he said the damage — to him, and to American science — has lingered.