Among the top coronavirus news out today are: New York to allow small gatherings of 10 or fewer, and a holy site in Jerusalem reopens.
The U.S. nears the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths related to COVID-19 over this Memorial Day weekend.
Researchers using China's huge new FAST radio telescope are piecing together a technological strategy to carry out a major and sweeping search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).
The construction of Göbekli Tepe was "a deviation from the hunting and gathering way of life."
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Genetic enhancement could allow humanity to push surprisingly far out into the final frontier.
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A potential coronavirus vaccine developed in China appeared safe and able to generate an immune response after an early trial in more than 100 people.
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Still, spread through contaminated surfaces remains "possible," agency says
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A massive, rotating disk galaxy that first formed just 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang, could upend our understanding of galaxy formation, scientists suggest in a new study.
The CDC and several states have been reporting COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody test results together.
The India-Australia-Capricorn plate is breaking up at a rate of about 2 millimeters a year.
A mysterious inflammatory syndrome tied to COVID-19 that has been reported in children is now also turning up in young adults in their early 20s.
Scientists don't yet know when or how the behavior evolved.
A highly detailed digital replica of the face of England's King Henry VII offers a glimpse of how the monarch may have looked in life.
The elephant likely died of old age, and stone tools nearby indicate it was scavenged.
Scientists used sonar and gravimeters to measure the gargantuan Pūhāhonu volcano in Hawaii — and it's the world's biggest.
New imagery pinpoints the spot where a baby planet is forming around the young star AB Aurigae, which lies 520 light-years from Earth.
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