After years of public outrage, some bipartisan solutions are emerging. But whether they will make it through a divided Washington is still unclear.
More than 70,000 snakes slither out of dens to breed each spring at a Manitoba wildlife area, and thousands of people just can’t keep away from the writhing show. Just don’t call it an orgy.
Astronomers have announced a global contest to rename dozens of extrasolar planets. The nominees are pouring in.
The rule, set to take effect July 9, is one of the most visible efforts by the Trump administration to try to address high drug prices.
Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired.
Legislators trying to curb the numbers of unvaccinated children have been met with vigorous opposition from upset parents.
Jill Lepore explores the many new accounts of the Apollo 11 mission on its 50th anniversary, including Douglas Brinkley’s “American Moonshot.”
These fish turn up in many surprising location, but this was one place scientists didn’t expect to find them.
The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers prove proper testing procedures are in place.
To a doubting medical world, he found compelling evidence that some cancers are passed along genetically. His work was ultimately widely embraced.
She and her husband identified an antibody that triggers wheezing and rashes. Monitoring it can help prevent and remedy allergic reactions.
The final permit from regulators in Queensland came less than a month after a conservative coalition that champions coal won in national elections.
Lobbying by celebrity opponents has drawn national attention to a measure that would make medical exemptions to vaccination harder to get.
New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions.
Apps and trackers can flood users with confusing data, doctors say. Some warn against orthosomnia, an obsession with “perfect” sleep.
Swarms of insects move across continents each year. Scientists used radar to track one species and discovered a vast ecological force.
Archaeologists have identified remnants of small, round dough rings at an excavation site in Austria. But no cream cheese.
Researchers have now quantified the ideal amount of time needed to reap the health benefits of the great outdoors.
The hormone shot — popular among African women who must use birth control in secret — is as safe as other methods, scientists reported.
Opposition to vaccines on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases.