Habitat loss and pesticides are threatening firefly populations, a new study has found. It also cited a problem unique to glowing bugs: light pollution.
A sample was being sent to the federal authorities for confirmation, the city Health Department said.
As the overall death toll passed 360, a quarantine is being expanded in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus began.
A 44-year-old man who traveled from Wuhan, China, the center of the outbreak, died in the Philippines, officials said.
Australia joined the United States in temporarily barring foreigners who have recently visited China. Vietnam barred almost all flights from and to China.
Newly released emails show officials at NOAA told the agency’s scientists it did “not approve or support” a controversial agency statement issued after the president falsely said that Alabama was at risk from Hurricane Dorian.
The number of deaths from the virus outbreak rose to 304 and the number of cases soared to more than 14,000 as Australia and Japan joined the United States in imposing travel restrictions.
After serving as President Jimmy Carter’s chief aide on scientific matters, he led the National Academy of Sciences for 12 years.
The smoldering crater left by the apocalyptic space rock became a nice home for blue-green algae within years of the impact.
A self-described feminist therapist, she was a prominent voice in the anti-psychiatry movement, contending that the field is patriarchal.
The U.S. government took the rare step with American evacuees flown home from Wuhan, China, and said it would quarantine others returning from recent travel in the region.
When very old patients suffer cardiac arrest, doctors usually try to revive them — even if they were already near death.
A man was detained after beating up a doctor in Wuhan, and medical staff members are wearing raincoats to protect against infection.
The 195 Americans who flew from China to California were first told they must clear medical tests that could take 72 hours or many days. Now they are all being quarantined for two weeks.
Winner of the math world’s equivalent of a Nobel, he puzzled out equations describing the vibrating of strings, the flow of heat and the movement of water.
They are considered the probable source of the coronavirus outbreak spreading from China. It turns out that they may have an immune system that lets them coexist with many disease-causing viruses.
The policy allows mint, dessert and fruit flavors to continue to be sold in disposable e-cigarettes, prompting many teens to switch from Juul to those devices.
Yusaku Maezawa had posted an advertisement seeking a woman to go with him on a SpaceX flight around the moon. He said he canceled the search for “personal reasons” and apologized.
Health officials in the United States said more than 100 people were being evaluated for possible infection. Of the nearly 3,000 people who have contracted the virus, the vast majority live in China.
They have M.D.s, but are they up for this challenge?
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