NASA Renames Object After Uproar Over Old Name’s Nazi Connotations NASA Renames Object After Uproar Over Old Name’s Nazi Connotations

Scientists said an object four billion miles from Earth would be given a Native American name: Arrokoth. Its previous, informal name, Ultima Thule, had links to the Third Reich.

November 13, 2019, 15:26
Looking to Scientists to Expand Eco-Tourism Efforts Looking to Scientists to Expand Eco-Tourism Efforts

Hotels, lodges and resorts are bringing in scientists to conduct serious academic inquiries while also offering nature tours, workshops and classes for guests.

November 13, 2019, 11:00
How to Peer Through a Wormhole How to Peer Through a Wormhole

Theoretically, the universe may be riddled with tunnels through space and time. Two scientists have now proposed a way to detect the existence of a cosmic escape hatch.

November 13, 2019, 17:06
New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.

November 13, 2019, 20:19
3 Cows Swept Out to Sea by Hurricane Dorian Are Found Alive 3 Cows Swept Out to Sea by Hurricane Dorian Are Found Alive

The cows, believed to have been carried out to sea when the storm hit North Carolina, have been spotted hanging out on the Outer Banks.

November 13, 2019, 19:36
Penn Museum Redesign Aims Beyond Academics Penn Museum Redesign Aims Beyond Academics

Hundreds of objects from a collection of almost one million artifacts will go on public display for the first time when new galleries open this week.

November 13, 2019, 15:48
Which Mammals on Land Migrate the Farthest? Which Mammals on Land Migrate the Farthest?

Scientists measured individual distances to compile a Top 5 list of ultramarathon runners of the mammalian kingdom.

November 13, 2019, 21:43
Where Wild Turkeys Are So Bold They Knock on the Door for Food Where Wild Turkeys Are So Bold They Knock on the Door for Food

Birds behaving badly are causing a ruckus in Toms River, N.J.

November 13, 2019, 20:57
To Drive Down Insulin Prices, W.H.O. Will Certify Generic Versions To Drive Down Insulin Prices, W.H.O. Will Certify Generic Versions

About 80 million people with diabetes around the world need the hormone, and half of them can’t afford it. Creating competition could help, the agency said.

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Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide

A study from the Lancet points to infectious diseases, worsening air pollution, rising temperatures and even malnutrition as threats to child health as the climate changes. 

yesterday, 1:36