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Mold in homes is a costly crisis that often accompanies hurricanes and flooding, and climate change is amplifying the rain that feeds outbreaks.
Before Hurricane Ian, the state’s Republican politicians have rejected federal action to cut greenhouse gas emissions and boost climate resilience.
DNA from a 2,500-year-old battlefield in Sicily reveals that mercenary soldiers were common, if not the Homeric ideal.
A new study shows mosquito larvae feeding in slow motion, under a microscope, for the first time.
Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser and Anton Zeilinger were recognized for their experiments in an area that has broad implications for secure information transfer and quantum computing.
There are almost no books, TV shows or other tools to help parents and teachers talk to preschoolers about climate change. “Octonauts: Above and Beyond” is one of the first to try.
Two new vaccines may finally turn back an ancient plague. But in unexpected ways, their arrival also complicates the path to ending the disease.
Mothers with autism, who are less likely than others to breastfeed, have been hit particularly hard by the baby formula shortage.
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has 2,000 small nuclear weapons, but their utility on the battlefield may not be worth the longer-term costs.
Big storms more becoming more common. That makes it crucial to take climate change into account when rebuilding.
The canine species seems to prefer the tastes of its homes in the wild over the movable feasts left behind by humans.
Maitland Jones Jr., a respected professor, defended his standards. But students started a petition, and the university dismissed him.
The Swedish geneticist was honored for his work in sequencing the genome of the Neanderthal, an extinct relative of present-day humans.
Excavations in the Peloponnesian village of Iklaina are yielding rich insights into the lives of the Mycenaean civilization’s general population.
The outbreak was caused by the Sudan strain of the virus, which has no approved vaccine or drug treatment. Scientists are now rushing to begin clinical trials in the coming weeks.
Proponents say the ability to check drugs for the presence of lethal fentanyl may save lives. But critics say the strips enable drug use.
The list price of the therapy, Relyvrio, is much higher than an economic research group recommends, but the company says most patients will pay very little themselves.
The latest shots, which target Omicron and its subvariants, could offer protection against a winter surge in cases. But many people are unsure if they’re eligible.
A unique research project is tracking hundreds of people at risk for suicide, using data from smartphones and wearable biosensors to identify periods of high danger — and intervene.
He invented a visible red-light diode. His 41 patents also included lasers that enabled DVD and CD players.