The year has been a major one for scientific milestones and research. As it comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the biggest science stories, for our weekly series the Leading Edge. Miles O’Brien and…
Curious onlookers can check out the open-access maps. Publicly available information on this scale could help revolutionize the future of energy.
Shapely evergreens don’t just grow straight out of the ground in top condition. Success in festive tree farming is a moving target.
By Julia Griffin, Nsikan Akpan
These pathogens don’t actually last for days or weeks outside the body, but you should still be proactive in protecting yourself from their spread.
By Mike Taibbi, Melanie Saltzman
A third of the Marshall Islands’ population has moved to the U.S., leaving a country reeling from high unemployment and the looming effects of climate change. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports. This story is part of an ongoing…
By Helen Branswell, STAT
The increase in early vaccination may be due to fresh memories of how bad last winter was, but other factors may also be at play.
By David Armstrong, Andrew Joseph, STAT
A Kentucky appeals court sided with STAT, upholding a ruling ordering the release of Purdue Pharma records about the marketing of the opioid OxyContin.
By Shannon Schmoll, The Conversation
Comet 46P/Wirtanen is expected to make an appearance Dec. 14 to 19 that may well be visible even to the naked eye. Photo by Suchart Kuathan/via Getty Images…
Climate change has profoundly affected Ellicott City, Maryland. The mill town, located where multiple waterways converge, was devastated by a flood earlier this year, after already suffering a deadly deluge in 2016. John Yang and a team from the University…
By Nsikan Akpan
It may be time to reconsider the use of some spray sanitizers.
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