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World leaders meeting in Madrid remained at loggerheads on Saturday about whether they could commit, just on paper, to raise voluntary climate targets next year.
A financially troubled Seattle research institute cut back programs, leaving researchers to find new homes for work on infectious diseases like tuberculosis and leprosy.
Reusable duodenoscopes infected patients in a series of notorious outbreaks. Now there’s a disposable model to be used just once.
These patients are not aware of the true risks, and surgeons aren’t telling them, new research suggests.
Every day, members of the Cloud Appreciation Society post photos of the sky from around the world. This is why they stop to look up.
Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might be able to catch a glimpse.
The distribution of shells in one population of hermit crabs matched how wealth is shared in some human societies.
A new report from the inspector general’s office criticized insurers for overstating patients’ illnesses without adequate documentation to obtain more federal money.
The country’s need highlights a little-known type of organ donation.
The spacecraft spent a year mapping Bennu’s rugged terrain, and next year it will touch down on the surface to collect a sample.
A crime lab studied a patient’s response to a bone marrow transplant. Readers requested more information about the perplexing findings.
It took recent excavations to finally prove that the headgear depicted in hieroglyphic scenes was real and not iconographic.
The paintings are at least 43,900 years old and depict humanoid figures with animal-like features in a hunting scene.
Researchers hope the findings will improve conservation efforts, as some killer whale populations have dwindled and become endangered.
No one knows why. A rodeo was in town but denied any connection. The Las Vegas police said it “does not appear to be a police matter at this time.”
It was another very warm year in the region, leading to low winter sea ice and growing concerns over sea level rise.
A senior Interior Department official broke ethics rules when he met with his former employer to discuss Interior business, the inspector general said.
The planet is a magnet for stuff: space dust, dead leaves, old refrigerators. Is all that mass adding up?
A state judge ruled in favor of Exxon Mobil in a lawsuit claiming the company committed fraud in its accounting for the costs of climate change.
The new research helps explain how sponges, and coral reef ecosystems, survive with limited nutrients.