An initial shipment of about 2.9 million doses of the vaccine will be sent around the United States over the next week.
By studying tree rings and using a dash of astrophysics, researchers have pinned down a precise year that settlers from Europe were on land that would come to be known as Newfoundland.
Support for roads, aviation and fossil fuel drilling could undermine UK's green credentials at COP26.
The UN says government plans to extract coal, oil and gas are incompatible with safe temperatures.
A kidney grown in a genetically altered pig seemed to function normally, potentially a new source for desperately needed transplant organs.
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The proposed rule could make it easier for Americans with mild to moderate hearing impairments to get the devices.
The science committee chair will hear of the impact of possible changes to research spending.
Ministers say the new law will demonstrate global leadership, but critics accuse them of "inaction".
Experts report that similar technologies were developed by Russia and the United States starting more than a half century ago.
The C.D.C. looked at children hospitalized with Covid-19 or other illnesses, and found those who were immunized to be far more protected.
The Orion spacecraft is ready to be placed on top of a rocket that will send it towards the Moon.
The F.D.A. may authorize booster shots of vaccines different from the ones that Americans originally received. The science behind the move is promising.
Prof Phil Jones, portrayed in BBC drama The Trick, says climate scientists must be protected.
The government reveals its long-awaited strategy days before global leaders meet for COP26 in Glasgow.
Experts have recommended developed countries adopt targets to reduce emissions to net zero by 2050.
A growing number of forensic researchers are questioning how the field interprets the geographic ancestry of human remains.
Yunhua Lin’s cartel had turned Malawi into a hub for ivory, rhino horn and pangolin scale trafficking. He was recently sentenced to 14 years in prison in the southern African country.
Michael Regan, the E.P.A. administrator, wants to limit a class of chemicals that has been linked to cancer and is found in everything from drinking water to furniture.
She was part of a groundbreaking study that observed how very young children separated from their mothers. Late in life, she became a photographer’s muse.
As the senator blocks Democrats’ push to reduce warming, new data shows his constituents are more exposed to worsening floods than anywhere else in the country.
The first Earthshot Prize ceremony is being held in London, with five winners set to get £1m each.
The unexpected discovery of the double-charm tetraquark gives physicists fresh insight into the strongest of nature’s fundamental forces.
A Russian actress and film director landed near Russia’s spaceflight base in Kazakhstan after 12 days in orbit.
Faced with the likely demise of a central pillar of President Biden’s agenda, the White House and outraged lawmakers are scrambling to find alternatives.
The decline of bee populations is a looming crisis, but there is a dearth of scientific data. Hyperlocal researchers, with nets and notebooks, could be key.
The elaborate 12-year journey of the robotic spacecraft will offer close encounters with some of the solar system’s least understood objects.
The West Virginia Democrat told the White House he is firmly against a clean electricity program that is the muscle behind the president’s plan to battle climate change.
While the astronauts were said to not be in any danger, it was the second such incident since July.
The senior huntsman gave the hunting advice in private webinars that were leaked online.
In a vast odyssey across the solar system, the mission will study asteroids known as Trojans that may contain secrets of how the planets ended up in their current orbits.
A professor and prolific author, he cautioned that doctors too often focus on the disease instead of the overall well-being of the sufferer.
A habit that appeared damaging at first glance seems to make oceanic ecosystems more resilient, scientists found.
A final decision for the location of the UK's prototype fusion energy plant is due in 2022.
Regulation, the pandemic and extreme weather are among factors causing high stress to farmers.
By evolving lighter bodies and oar-like appendages, these “creepy crawlies” of the sea floor are able to take to the water and wriggle up toward the surface.
Countries are gathering in an effort to stop a collapse of the natural world that scientists say could equal climate change as an existential crisis.
The prince says great minds should focus "on trying to repair this planet" not exploring space.
Emissions from the richest countries are going up again this year as the global economy rebounds.
People who have received the company’s one-shot vaccine may benefit from a booster with another brand. F.D.A. advisers will discuss the data on Friday.
The actor who played Captain Kirk played the role of pitchman for Jeff Bezos’ spaceflight company at a time that it is facing a number of workplace and business difficulties.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced that her agency will formally begin the process of identifying federal waters to lease to wind developers by 2025.
She overcame bias against women in science and personal tragedy to perform groundbreaking work. She earned recognition for her achievements last year.
Three other passengers are on the flight, two of them paying to be there.
The previous record holder was Wally Funk, 87, who flew on Blue Origin in July.
The company said in July it had nearly $100 million in sales, but not how many tickets that included.
The Jupiter-size planet orbits a type of star called a white dwarf, and hints at what our solar system could be like when the sun burns out.
The spacecraft is the centerpiece rocket of Blue Origin’s space tourism business.
The series’ longtime viewers said they were excited to see the man who played Captain Kirk make science fiction seem a bit more real.
Discarded waste like mobile phones and TVs in 2021 could weigh more than 57 million tonnes.
The actor who played Captain Kirk and three others will lift off soon in a tourist rocket built by Jeff Bezos’ private spaceflight company.
These secretive investment companies have pumped billions of dollars into fossil fuel projects, buying up offshore platforms, building new pipelines and extending lifelines to coal power plants.
The world has made progress in the fight against climate change, with wind, solar and other clean technologies taking off. But more is needed to avert catastrophe, a new report finds.
An image of a bursting cloud of eggs and sperm as groupers mate in the Pacific is the judges' pick.
Wildlife officials had been seeking the elk since it was first spotted in 2019. On Saturday, they tranquilized the animal and slid the tire off after removing its antlers.
A historian of the nuclear age, he and his co-author, Kai Bird, won a 2006 Pulitzer for their book about the scientist behind the atom bomb.
In a shocking report, the Environment Agency says the UK is unprepared for climate change.
History repeatedly demonstrates how difficult it is to decisively declare that a pandemic is over.
In a Warsaw warehouse, Marcin Rusak turns decomposing plant material into polished pieces that degrade over time.