Although no coronavirus vaccine has been studied in these women, many scientists believe the benefits will outweigh any potential risks.
Long after some people have recovered from the virus, they find certain foods off-putting.
For now, the best way to show that you’ve been inoculated against the coronavirus is a simple white card. Here, your key questions answered.
While the United States edges toward normalcy, countries like Japan, South Korea and Australia are still facing months of uncertainty and isolation as their vaccination campaigns just start to gain steam.
La sonda Juno de la NASA comienza una larga misión que no sería posible si no hubiera experimentado problemas de propulsión cuando llegó por primera vez al planeta gigante.
Biologists have uncovered the genetic secrets of water shrews, the world's smallest diving mammals.
Deb Haaland has advised the president to reinstate former boundaries at Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah, and also in a marine area off New England.
Jittery pet owners are asking vets, animal poison control centers and Twitter. Read on for answers.
Shi Zhengli, a top virologist, said in a rare interview that speculation about her lab in Wuhan was baseless. But China’s habitual secrecy makes her claims hard to validate.
In early 2020, Kristian Andersen wrote to Anthony Fauci about the possibility of an engineered coronavirus. His research has since dispelled those suspicions.
Campaigners say government position is 'a step in the right direction but 'not yet on the money'.
NASA’s Juno probe is beginning an extended mission that may not have been possible if it hadn’t experienced engine trouble when it first arrived at the giant planet.
Deaths in Santa Clara County, Calif., highlight a terrible disparity of the pandemic: Covid-19 killed many Hispanic Americans at younger ages.
Supporters say pesticides damage the environment, but farmers warn they could lose their livelihoods.
Retired 79-year-old John Stimpson started making the boxes as a hobby and now does it full-time.
The administration says it will “repeal or replace” the rule that opened up more than half of Tongass National Forest to logging.
The proposed lease sale is part of the Biden administration's push to develop 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind power by 2030.
Single-use plastic from take-out food is a big source of pollution in oceans and rivers, scientists say.
Researchers are starting to investigate the species that drive alpine algal blooms to better understand their causes and effects.
The Biden administration says it will consider tougher limits on a deadly air pollutant that disproportionately affects low-income and minority communities.
Developing nations put scientific research into sustainability than richer countries, a Unesco report finds.
An international group of scientists has called on Norway to halt plans for acoustic experiments on minke whales.
The EnVision spacecraft will complement two NASA missions announced last week, ending the relative loneliness of a planet sometimes thought of as Earth’s twin.
'Climate fails' include misguided tree planting and large-scale bioenergy crops, say scientists.
Yes, planting new trees can help. But intact wild areas are much better. The world needs to treat warming and biodiversity loss as two parts of the same problem, a new report warns.
Some parts of the world have seen the annular eclipse, but from the UK there has been a partial solar eclipse.
A memorandum of understanding is signed by Spaceport Cornwall and a US firm to explore opportunities.
The X-Press Pearl, off Sri Lanka, could be a threat to marine life and the fishing industry.
Weather and geography may make it difficult to see the rare spectacle, but those in the path or experiencing clear skies may get a show worth waking up early for.
A large swathe of the Northern Hemisphere is about to enjoy a so-called annular solar eclipse.
The chances of pushing climate legislation through Congress, a long shot from the beginning, now appear even more uncertain.
Este eclipse anular solar comenzará en Canadá y terminará en una parte remota de Rusia. En algunas regiones de Estados Unidos las personas solo verán un eclipse parcial.
No vaccine is ever 100 percent effective, experts say, stressing that the shots remain critical in reducing severe disease and death from the coronavirus.
An annular eclipse will start in Canada and end in a remote part of Russia. People in areas of the United States will see a partial eclipse.
Nasa's Juno probe makes the closest pass of the Solar System's largest moon in more than 20 years.
The Northern Isles followed by Lochinver are expected to have the country's best view of the moon partially obscuring the sun.
The Juno spacecraft completed a close flyby of Ganymede, Jupiter’s biggest moon, as it transitions into a new phase of its mission.
Los científicos están haciendo diversas preguntas sobre las inyecciones de refuerzo, pero aún no tienen tantas respuestas. Esto es lo que saben hasta ahora.
The clothing supply chain releases some 265 million pounds of microfibers that wash into the environment each year.
Scientists are finding new ways to probe two not-so-rare conditions to better understand the links between vision, perception and memory.
Indigenous people lived sustainably in the tropical Amazon rainforest for more than 5,000 years, a study shows.
Global emissions dropped last year, but the decline wasn’t nearly enough to halt the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
The Line 3 pipeline would carry oil from Canada across Minnesota, crossing sensitive waterways as well as tribal lands. On Monday, protesters gathered to try to stop construction.
The federal government often gives less help to Black disaster survivors than their white neighbors. That’s a challenge for President Biden, who has vowed to fight both inequality and climate change.
The microscopic animals were frozen when woolly mammoths still roamed the planet, but were restored as though no time had passed.
Older adults often take more medications than they need, or than is safe. Increasingly, geriatric experts and their patients are exploring the benefits of “deprescribing.”
The annual count along the Delaware Bay beaches showed another severe drop in numbers of the shorebird, whose migration is one of the longest avian journeys in the world.
A nursing shortage — driven by the pandemic — has made life miserable for parents with profoundly disabled children. “What if I’m so exhausted that I make a mistake?”
The state’s insurance regulator endorsed proposals that could reshape the real estate market, the latest sign of climate shocks hitting the economy.
Answers to questions about the current situation in California and the Western half of the United States.
From tens of thousands of hours of observation, scientists have compiled a detailed library of African elephant behavior.
First Bus will install 160 charging points and replace half its fleet with electric buses at its depot in Glasgow.
A behavioral psychologist, he advised that it was more productive to briefly isolate a misbehaving child than to spank or yell at him. Thus a household phrase was born.
Infected early in the pandemic, Dr. Tomoaki Kato, a renowned transplant surgeon, was soon on life support, and one of the sickest patients in his own hospital.
The few living North Atlantic right whales are smaller than previous generations, and some show signs of severely stunted development.
Why do billions of cicadas emerge from below ground every 17 years? And why are they so loud?
The administration suspended leases that were auctioned in the waning days of the Trump White House. But a 2017 law requires another sale.
One of the spacecraft will probe the hellish planet’s clouds, which could potentially help settle the debate over whether they are habitable by floating microbes.
A major project aims to clear a barrier to electricity grids entirely supplied by renewable energy.