Belgium’s Lavish Energy Use Sheds Light on More Than Just Its Roads Belgium’s Lavish Energy Use Sheds Light on More Than Just Its Roads

The country keeps two million streetlights on overnight, generating profits for utilities and politicians at a cost for consumers and the environment.

yesterday, 7:17
Scientists Link Hurricane Harvey’s Record Rainfall to Climate Change Scientists Link Hurricane Harvey’s Record Rainfall to Climate Change

Two studies of the storm that overwhelmed Houston last summer say global warming made the rain much worse.

yesterday, 14:00
Baby Born With Heart Outside Her Body Is Saved by U.K. Surgeons Baby Born With Heart Outside Her Body Is Saved by U.K. Surgeons

Vanellope Hope Wilkins, who had her first operation within an hour of birth, is believed to be first newborn in Britain to survive the corrective procedure.

yesterday, 12:31
Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Women using birth control pills and I.U.D.s that release hormones face a higher risk than those using methods without hormones, scientists in Denmark reported.

yesterday, 17:27
Trilobites: The Great Red Spot Descends Deep Into Jupiter Trilobites: The Great Red Spot Descends Deep Into Jupiter

The iconic storm plunges 200 miles beneath the clouds of the solar system’s largest planet, and possibly much deeper, according to data from NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

yesterday, 21:36
A ‘Game Changer’ for Patients With Irregular Heart Rhythm A ‘Game Changer’ for Patients With Irregular Heart Rhythm

Rapid, erratic heartbeats — called ventricular tachycardia — can lead to sudden death. An experimental radiation treatment has eased the condition in five patients.

yesterday, 23:01
Trump’s E.P.A. Chemical Safety Nominee Withdraws Trump’s E.P.A. Chemical Safety Nominee Withdraws

The nominee, Michael L. Dourson, had faced criticism on several fronts for his ties to the chemical industry.

today, 2:19
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