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NASA Pauses Psyche, a Mission to a Metal-Rich Asteroid

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 14:31
Delays in setting up the spacecraft’s navigation software mean the mission may not reach the asteroid until 2029 or 2030, rather than 2026.

What’s Next for Juul and E-Cigarettes?

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 11:33
The company is appealing the F.D.A.’s ruling that it stop selling its vaping products. Whether they will remain on the market in the interim has yet to be decided.

Does Your Nose Help Pick Your Friends?

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 11:00
In a small study, researchers in an olfaction lab found that people who had an instant personal connection also had similarities in their body odors.

Heat Waves Around the World Push People and Nations ‘To the Edge’

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 06:59
Large, simultaneous heat waves are growing more common. China, America, Europe and India have all been stricken recently, and scientists are starting to understand why certain far-flung places get hit at once.

The Effects of Sleep Debt

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 02:00
Recent studies in humans and mice have shown that late nights and early mornings may cause long lasting damage to your brain.

The Effects of Sleep Debt

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 02:00
Recent studies in humans and mice have shown that late nights and early mornings may cause long lasting damage to your brain.

To Catch a Snake: Largest Python Found in Everglades Signals a Threat

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:24
The Burmese python caught by a team of trackers breaks a record and shows the invasive species surviving in Florida’s ecosystem despite efforts to remove those snakes.

Origin of the Monkeypox Outbreak Becomes Clearer to Scientists

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 13:47
Even as cases rise, genetic analysis suggests that the virus has been silently circulating in people since 2018.

Centenarian Tortoises May Set the Standard for Anti-Aging

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 11:12
Tortoises and turtles don’t just live for a long time — they barely age while they live.

Scientists Discover the Largest Bacteria Ever Seen

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 11:00
Researchers found bacterial cells so large they are easily visible to the naked eye, challenging ideas about how large microbes can get.

Teens Are Getting Sick From Products With High THC Levels

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 09:25
With THC levels close to 100 percent, today’s cannabis products are making some teenagers highly dependent and dangerously ill.

Los productos con alta concentración de THC enferman a los jóvenes

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 09:22
Los productos de cannabis con niveles de THC cercanos al 100 por ciento provocan dependencia y una serie de síntomas que incluyen psicosis, vómitos crónicos y otras afecciones.

F.D.A. Orders Juul to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 08:51
The agency ruled against the company’s application to stay on the market, a decisive blow to a once-popular vaping brand that appealed to teenagers.

Biden Administration Tosses Trump Definition of ‘Habitat’ for Endangered Species

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 05:48
The Trump administration’s definition was at odds with the conservation purposes of the Endangered Species Act, wildlife officials said.

Teens Are Getting Sick From Products With High THC Levels

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 02:00
With THC levels close to 100 percent, today’s cannabis products are making some teenagers highly dependent and dangerously ill.

Biden’s Inner Circle Debates Future of Offshore Drilling

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 02:00
Top White House officials have assumed control over a sensitive blueprint, expected by June 30, laying out future oil and gas drilling leases in the outer continental shelf.

The Ancient Art of Falconry at the Jersey Shore

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 02:00
How Ocean City cleared the gulls from its boardwalk — with falcons and hawks.

An Outbreak of Meningococcal Disease in Florida Is Growing, the C.D.C. Says

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 17:27
So far, 26 cases, including seven deaths, have been identified, primarily in men who have sex with men.

Remember Pizza Rat? Meet Pollinator Rat.

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 14:32
In a city in Colombia, researchers say, common rodents help a plant produce fruit when they snack on its flower petals.

After Poliovirus Is Found in London, U.K. Declares Emergency

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 11:55
No cases of polio have been identified so far, but health officials urged those who were not fully immunized to seek vaccines immediately.