Although no coronavirus vaccine has been studied in these women, many scientists believe the benefits will outweigh any potential risks.
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a regulation on Thursday that will sharply reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons, which are widely used in air-conditioning and refrigeration.
Scientists have found evidence that humans reached the Americas earlier than previously thought.
Human footprints found in New Mexico are at least 23,000 years old, a study reported, suggesting that people may have arrived long before the Ice Age’s glaciers melted.
Quotation of the Day for September 23, 2021.
As the first presidential envoy for climate, he wants to persuade world leaders to “do what the science tells us.” With global climate talks less than two months away, he faces a tough path.
Cool conditions north of Alaska in August reduced melting, scientists say, but the overall is still downward.
An immune therapy derived from llama blood shows 'exciting potential' in early coronavirus trials.
A series of studies found that the Moderna vaccine seemed to be more protective over the long term than the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Here’s why.
Moderna accepted $2.5 billion in taxpayer money to develop its Covid-19 vaccine. But officials in the U.S. and overseas are having trouble persuading the company to license its technology.
From June to August, the blazes emitted far more planet-warming carbon dioxide than in any other summer in nearly two decades, satellite data shows.
Masks work best when everyone in the room has one on, but you’ll still benefit from masking up even when those around you aren’t.
A new study suggests that a single genetic mutation helps explain why monkeys have tails, while apes and people do not.
Dead bees were found near where the birds died at a park in South Africa, said officials, who suggested the bees may have become aggressive after their nest was disturbed.
Mark Hankinson denies encouraging others to break the law during private webinars which were leaked online.
Anatomists have bid farewell to “pudendum,” but other questionable terms remains.
A trip to a melting glacier will shape how the BBC's new climate editor reports on climate change.
The space agency will send a rover to look for water-ice near a crater at the Moon's South Pole.
The agency picked the Nobile crater near the lunar south pole to seek frozen water that will be essential to future astronaut missions.
Covid has reached even the Yamal Peninsula in the Arctic. So vaccination teams are following, and finding ways to inoculate nomadic herders.
The move, aimed at protecting workers in sectors like agriculture and construction, reflects a growing recognition of the health threats posed by global warming.
The agency’s ruling on who should be eligible for a third Pfizer dose is one of a series of vaccine decisions expected in the coming weeks.
The president asks leaders to commit to cutting emissions by at least 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.
Senator Joe Manchin is already a crucial swing vote in the Democrats’ sweeping budget bill. But he will also write the details of its climate change program.
The mission hinted at what space travel could look like in a more accessible future, while remaining in reach now to only the richest of the rich.
SpaceX has completed two successful earlier water landings, one at night.
A crew of everypersons showed what space tourism could become in the future.
While the Inspiration4 crew was only in orbit for three days, doctors will performing screenings to make sure they are well.
The crew is suited up and preparing for an ocean landing near Florida in the hours to come.
Barring issues with the weather, the crew will splash down near sun down.
After nearly three days orbiting planet Earth, a unique crew of astronauts is getting on track for an ocean landing near Florida.
UK activists have protested on the M25, but should they instead be picketing China's embassy?
The Inspiration4 crew are scheduled to splash down on Saturday evening.
The Inspiration4 mission was able to test out a big window to see back to Earth and out into space.
The study found that the shots’ effectiveness in preventing hospitalization fell to 77 percent from 91 percent four months after full vaccination.
He received a Nobel Prize for his finding. Some criticized the prize because it was a graduate student in his lab who had first detected the signals.
The movie star may have his own ambitions of traveling to orbit one day.
An accounting of promises made by countries in the years since the Paris accord found that they are not enough to avoid drastic impacts from climate change.
Despite all the promises to take action, the world is still on course to heat up to dangerous levels, the UN warns.
It's 100 years since the great Antarctic explorer set out on his last voyage to the White Continent.
Researchers found that the long-necked mammals prefer a sparring partner of similar stature.
Too often, seniors who use opioids become targets for exploitation and abuse.
The 15 finalists of Prince William's inaugural Earthshot Prize are tackling the planet's problems.
An image of a green sea turtle surrounded by glass fish wins photo award.
The three astronauts spent 90 days at China's space station, some 380km above Earth.
The first pictures have been released showing the Inspiration4 crew looking down on the planet.
Commercial spaceflight brings a more diverse cross section of humanity beyond Earth, helping medical researchers collect data.
The community college professor has long pursued her dream of being an astronaut.
After a successful launch on Wednesday, the first space crew with no professional astronauts aboard is circling Earth.
The Western drought will likely expand eastward, spreading to nearly all of Texas, Oklahoma and Nebraska.
Executives from Exxon, Shell, BP and others are being called to testify in Congress next month after a secret recording this year exposed an Exxon official boasting of such efforts.
The four-person team raised the number of people in space to 14, passing a record set in 2009.
Jared Isaacman named the four Crew Dragon seats to reflect positive aspects of humanity.
Professional and amateur astronauts go through very similar training exercises.
After training the crew for the Inpsiration4 flight, she will be in communication with the crew as they head off on crucial steps of their trip.
In addition to Jared Isaacman, the mission's commander, there are three other astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon capsule.
The Inspiration4 launch is helping to raise money for the hospital, which helps treat pediatric cancer.
The launch could occur as early as 8:02 p.m. But the action will begin hours before that.