NASA, which has worked to spotlight the “hidden figures” in its history, but has so far sent only 14 Black Americans to space.
Here’s what you need to know about four astronauts’ journey to the International Space Station on Sunday.
Thousands of medical practices are closing, as doctors and nurses decide to retire early or shift to less intense jobs.
Unlike loud, stress-inducing shoot-’em-ups, these ones are meant to calm the mind and offer moments of quiet and clarity.
Agency scientists often contradict the Trump administration now, but critics urge a more public stance.
While some hope the worst might be over, lapsed vigilance, cold weather and the festival season could spark a resurgence.
Pfizer announced positive early results from its coronavirus vaccine trial, cementing the lead in a frenzied global race that has unfolded at record-breaking speed.
The government offered little explanation as to why it had stopped testing a promising coronavirus shot; an institute involved in the trial said a participant’s death was unrelated to the vaccine.
Recent studies have created doubts about an agent in cytokine storms, and suggest that treatments for it may not help.
The discovery suggests that “Principia” had a stronger impact on Enlightenment science than previous research suggested.
Officials vacuumed the country’s first nest of so-called murder hornets last month in Washington State. The invasive insects could multiply and kill native bee populations, endangering crops and ecosystems.
Remote learning, lockdowns and pandemic uncertainty have increased anxiety and depression among adolescents, and heightened concerns about their mental health.
L’entreprise allemande BioNTech, fondée par deux chercheurs, mari et femme à la ville, s’est associée à Pfizer pour élaborer un vaccin qui vient de se révéler efficace à 90%.
Mink are the only animal known to both catch the virus from people and transmit it to them.
The authorization raised immediate questions about who would get access to the antibody treatments, which are in short supply.
What other secrets are they hiding?
Research using cellphone data in 10 U.S. cities last spring could help influence officials’ decisions on new restrictions as cases resurge around the country.
Close examination of horse remains has clarified the timeline of when equestrianism helped transform ancient Chinese civilization.
Thanksgiving is even more of a logistical puzzle this year, and some people are solving it differently.
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