Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes

Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political fallout among voters.

November 18, 2019, 5:31
Bubble Subs Emerge, and Sink to New Depths

Giant plastic spheres, with walls six inches thick or more, are opening eyes to the deep sea and its strange denizens.

November 18, 2019, 11:00
Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes

Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political fallout among voters.

November 18, 2019, 15:19
Getting a Handle on Self-Harm

Cutting and other forms of self-injury are on the rise among adolescents. Researchers are beginning to understand the phenomenon and how to treat it.

November 18, 2019, 11:40
A Silicon Valley Disruption for Birds That Gorge on Endangered Fish

To persuade some migrating Caspian terns to stop short of the Columbia River, scientists planted plastic decoys and patio speakers in San Francisco Bay.

November 18, 2019, 18:27
Watch Bees Surf to Safety on Waves They Create

When honeybees fall into water, they generate their own ripples then glide to dry land, a study found.

November 18, 2019, 21:00
California to Stop Buying From Automakers That Backed Trump on Emissions

California, hitting back at automakers that sided with President Trump, will not buy from manufacturers that do not recognize its authority to set emissions standards.

November 19, 2019, 0:15
As Climate Risk Grows, Cities Test a Tough Strategy: Saying ‘No’ to Developers

A fight in Virginia Beach demonstrates the hard choices cities face when the pressure for new homes collides with the rising toll of natural disasters.

November 19, 2019, 11:00
Science Was Her Lifeline. Now She Helps Other Girls Discover It.

The STEM summer camp that Sabina London began in high school has grown to serve 17 states.

November 19, 2019, 11:00
In the Race to Live on Land, Lichens Didn’t Beat Plants

A study’s findings add to the case that lichens, which dominate about 7 percent of the planet’s surface, most likely made their way to land some 100 million years after ferns and other vascular plants.

November 19, 2019, 19:58