An initial shipment of about 2.9 million doses of the vaccine will be sent around the United States over the next week.
In theory, the building blocks of life are possible with a more expansive code than three-letter codons. New work shows that would be a challenge.
On Sunday night, Earth’s shadow will fall over the moon and make our natural satellite turn blood red.
The Moon will slowly darken and turn red as it falls into Earth's shadow.
A clinical trial will be needed to verify the research, which offered a warning about taking steroids or nonprescription drugs to soothe aches that many experience.
Researchers are gaining a better understanding of the biochemical processes that precede female octopuses’ deaths after they lay and then tend their eggs.
The research is an important step towards making long-terms stays on the moon possible.
Participants will be given their personal plastic footprint at the end of the week.
The discovery in Turkey led to a looting charge against the homebuilders and captured a time when the Neo-Assyrian Empire was the region’s dominant power.
16 years ago, Dennis DeGray was paralyzed in an accident. Now, implants in his brain allow him some semblance of control.
The mammals are moving further north into the Arctic and having an impact on landscape and people.
A new report says the government must do more to protect the land, the air and waters.
Researchers identified a protein in the fluid that could boost the cognition of aging animals — and might lead to future treatments for people.
The final version of the 19m-long Prime rocket is to be launched from a site in Sutherland.
Theoretical physicists develop a mathematical model to explain how birds dip and dive in whirling flocks.
Campaigners say the aviation industry cannot be relied on to tackle their role in climate change.
Scientists say there's now a strong chance that the world will warm by more than 1.5C by 2026.
Instead of evolving to produce poison, some distantly related fungi became toxic through a process called horizontal gene transfer, scientists say.
Scientists say they have discovered the first case of mammals mimicking insects to defend themselves from being eaten.
Quotation of the Day for Sunday, May 8, 2022.
Efforts to protect these beautiful insects include driving electric tractors and hand-rearing them in a lab.
A new study suggests that a widespread species of the ancient feline predators concealed their deadly teeth when they weren’t on the attack.
The agency stressed that the disease was still very rare in children and that a cause had not been determined.
The discovery of clasper limbs in a fossil suggests that some species of the ancient arthropods reproduced much like modern horseshoe crabs.
Only 10 of the small silver porpoises are left on the planet, but genetic studies offer new hope.
Some studies find higher rates of erectile dysfunction among men recovering from the illness. But other factors related to the pandemic, like heightened anxiety, may also be to blame.
The patient showed no sign of rejecting the genetically modified organ, but may have died from the viral infection, his surgeon said.
Its oldest gallery, Northwest Coast Hall, reopens May 13 with rare cultural objects and a fresh emphasis on the lives of Indigenous people who made them.
Muchos especialistas han detectado un incremento en las lesiones en los pies, luego de la inactividad del encierro. Aquí hay recomendaciones para prevenir las lesiones más comunes.
But the study, which began in 2013, may not fully reflect what’s happening today, when many more children are identifying as trans.
Fireballs may light up the sky for those willing to stay up late and take in the show.
While the risk remains ambiguous, the Russian leader’s long infatuation with the toxic arms fuels worries that the deadly poisons could be deployed in Ukraine.
A study of Australian fish that care for offspring through mouthbrooding shows that things underwater are not always as monogamous as they seem.
The US-New Zealand Rocket Lab firm takes a big step forward in its quest to re-use launch vehicles.
The F.D.A. criticized measures at a hydroponics greenhouse linked to an outbreak last summer, and offered guidelines that have ramifications for the popular industry.
Efforts to tease apart the vast swarm of proteins in venom — a field called venomics — have burgeoned in recent years, leading to important drug discoveries.
Why were Bolivian river dolphins swimming around with a large predatory snake in their mouths? “There are so many questions,” one researcher said.
By restoring soil health, Donald Wyse hopes to transform farms, to the benefit of farmers and their customers.
A scientist who has studied falling playing cards, coiling rope and other phenomena has now analyzed what transforms a carpenter’s tool into a sonorous instrument.
Scientists figured out the biochemical process that lets the turf-conscious worms grow sharp teeth using very simple materials.
The dazzlingly bright planets will appear extremely close together in the dark sky on Saturday.
Researchers described Annakacygna, a family of flightless ancient swans that were filter-feeders.
A conservation charity is urging people to leave their lawnmowers in the shed next month, to let wild flowers grow instead.
The data have not yet been peer reviewed or published. But experts said the drug may give people with obesity an alternative to bariatric surgery.
A walkout at New York University’s medical school was held to protest the possible hiring of Dr. David Sabatini, who has been accused of sexual misconduct.
Retrievers that don’t retrieve and Papillons that point are all possible because the genes that shape dog behavior predate modern breeding that focuses on appearance, researchers find.
A fancy camera offers new insight into the distinct calls of a springtime male wood frog chorus.
In a warming world, bats in Southeast Asia will be especially prone to spreading viruses to other mammals, researchers found.
Both antiviral treatments and monoclonal antibodies that treat Covid-19 are available across the city, but some public health experts worry that too few people know how to get them.
Wildfires in Russia drive major increase in tree cover losses in boreal forests last year.
Investigators urged increased oversight of the program, saying that insurers deny tens of thousands of authorization requests annually.
The debris was part of the equipment that helped the Perseverance mission safely land on the red planet in 2021.
The BBC gets an exclusive look at a new project to help students deal with rising climate anxiety.
The travails of pandemic parenting have been well documented. But how has this time shaped decision-making (and baby-making) going forward?
Crocodiles and turtles are in a particularly dire situation, according to a global assessment of risks.
A renowned photographer who hopes to persuade humans to love their insect brethren has teamed with scientists on a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History.
There is a “chronic under-appreciation” of the potential of the countryside, says a new parliamentary report.
But prior infection does not guarantee protection from the virus, officials said, and Americans should still get vaccinated and boosted.
Los expertos afirman que millones viven afectados por el trauma, que se ha convertido en una palabra de moda y en meme. Entonces, ¿por qué no se atiende a más personas que lo padecen?
Jacob and Karsten Kirk, twins from Copenhagen, say they have devised a method to reliably grow morel mushrooms in a climate-controlled environment.
Switching to futuristic foods will reduce carbon emissions and save land and water, a study suggests.